Wednesday, April 07, 2010

THE ANTI-OBAMA INDUSTRY














Just some of the merch that was on sale -- I would imagine for a profit -- during the wingnut battle against healthcare reform in the USA. (Lifted from the J-Walk Blog)

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

OMG! SOCIOLOGY!

TEH PWR OF CRST CMPLZ U!

ITZ CUZ U PEDO CHRCH HAPN

N NO GUN CTRL!!!1!11

FUKRZ RUIN AMAIRKUH

stu said...

well,that`s easy for you to say.why pork? i don`t understand.d

roldo said...

The use of the "V" sign in the first one pisses me off. Most people never seem to get the idea, and the Good Idea even less so. I guess maybe I AM an anarchist since I don't take to anyone telling me what my rights are, even if I do get to pick who they are.

Stonehenge said...

Got to love the fact that they spelled communism with one 'M'.
Pork is needless spending in American (I have no idea why... something to do with barrels).

roldo said...

I googled it -
"... the phrase originated in a pre-Civil War practice of giving slaves a barrel of salt pork as a reward and requiring them to compete among themselves to get their share of the handout.
More generally, a barrel of salt pork was a common larder item in 19th century households, and could be used as a measure of the family's financial well-being. For example, in his 1845 novel The Chainbearer, James Fenimore Cooper wrote, "I hold a family to be in a desperate way, when the mother can see the bottom of the pork barrel
wv is 'rejump'