Executive Power

Friday Funnies: Separation of Powers, Obama-Style

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    1. He suffers for all of us.

    2. Double Christ Pose, counting the ears.

      1. Those are Nancy Pelosi’s high heels. Or Dianne Feinstein’s, or Sibelius’s, or …

        But not Michelle’s.

        1. what Patrick said I’m shocked that a mom able to get paid $5552 in four weeks on the internet. did you read this site link ..,.,..,.,.,., jobs80
          (Go to site and open “Home” for details)

  1. Dude seems to know which way is up.

    http://www.AnonStuffz.tk

    1. I don’t. When I looked at this upside down Obama’s head turned into a terminator Bullwinkle.

    2. Boner jokes. Real sophisticated, Anonbot.

  2. Why the phone? To order pizza? Certainly not to gain anyone else’s opinion.

    1. It’s actually phony scandals and pen register.

      1. Thanks for that derpsplanation, ‘plug.

    2. How else will Valerie Jarrett tell him what to do? Just kidding. We all know she stands behind him in a hooded cloak whispering in his ear.

  3. Why the phone? To order pizza? Certainly not to gain anyone else’s opinion.

    1. Why the phone? To order pizza? Certainly not to gain anyone else’s opinion.

      Three time’s a charm…

    2. DEEP DISH IS NOT PIZZA!!

  4. This is actually pretty good.

    1. This is actually pretty good.

      By Bok standards, this is Pulitzer material.

    2. I expressed an emotion somewhere between acknowledgement and smiling-on-the-inside.

  5. Squirrels, warm and soft
    Awake from your winter rest
    Your work, never done

  6. Chip Bok must not be very confident in his artistic ability if he has to label the phone and the pen.

    1. It’s a homage to this. He wasn’t intending to draw a phone or a pen, alas

      1. Ceci n’est pas un pr?sident.

          1. “If you’ve got hate in your heart, let it out.”

      2. Hey, the new Chrome lets me open link in new tab. Yay.

    2. He labeled himself, also. I always wondered what he looked like.

    3. Without the moar labelz I would have been 70% for it being a phone and 30% for it being an ergonomical, “wear-on” steam iron. Also, shrewd attention to detail in making Obama left-handed, which is yet another reason I don’t trust him.

  7. I’d like to explore the nature of the Obamahead. Are three parts co-equal, or is the holy spirit phone a lesser part, not expressed always?

    This is an important question, it could lead to a schism between the East Coast Orthodox Obamaites and the Western Obamaites.

    1. I’m more concerned by the burning question of whether Obama is composed of divine matter of pure Progress or whether he is earthly matter assembled by pure Progress.

      1. Obama is actually the Holy Trinity of Progressivism, representing the divine Progressive Eco-Utopia, the earthly Progressive Benevolent State and the gospel of Progressive Community Organization.

  8. Why are Obama’s eyes closed? Is he trying to say this is what he’d look like dead? OMGZ!!!

  9. This one -almost- has enough lables.

    1. When having 3 or less labels it outlawed, only outlaws will have 3 or less labels.

      1. Nobody needs fewer than three labels.

        1. Why do you care about the mandatory labeling if you don’t have anything to hide?

  10. God damn it.. I drank too much last night.

    1. Sooooo should we call you Frowning Jay Combustion?

    2. Sounds like some hair of the dog is in order.

      1. All I have is coffee at work and it ain’t helping. And now I’ve got a meeting so I can’t even seek refuge in the AM links.

        Have fun all.

    3. Last night, I forgot that Talisker and Ardbeg are not appropriate post-workout drinks. That plus the bulking shake and the mozzarella cheese sticks has resulted in a morning of birthing the children of Nurgle into the office toilet.

  11. Well. That’s what it comes to.

    So let the president execute his Executive Orders.

    If you all don’t like it, perhaps you can vote for the next Callous asshole that will take away the safety nets, deport everyone, and simply undue Obama’s Executive Orders.

    Good Luck with that.
    Look at the following List. Isn’t it amazing that ALL these people voted against Obama and he still won Significantly?

    Simply put, the callous and asshole-ish policies of the Right don’t work when most people in this country are not secure with their job/career/future. So please you CATO guys and Republicans, continue your policies. And continue to market them. It’s the best thing you can do for a Progressive.

    – 70% of White Men over 35
    – 52% of Married White Women over 35
    – I would say probably 90% of the Jesus Freaks and other religious a-holes.
    – I would say the majority of Libertarians (at least right-leaning)
    – The “Job Creators”
    – The KKK and other Racist Whites
    – Almost 60% of people that make between $125k thru $600k
    – The Republicans (90%, this is a guess)
    – A significant # of independents that I don’t know
    – The Anti-Gay
    – The Pro-War
    – The Red States

    1. So let the president execute his Executive Orders.

      And he’s very limited in what he can do with those. Thank goodness.

      1. Their coming. And, he can also ask justice Department to enforce or not enforce.

        1. And if they go beyond what he has the authority to do, they aren’t anything more than scribbles on paper.

        2. So you really do think of him as an absolute monarch.

          1. Luckily, our political system was designed by people that foresaw this problem of people wanting to not participate in negotiations.

            1. Who is not participating? I don’t see John Boehner lobbing any bombs at Federal forts. Not getting what you want is not the same thing as not negotiating.

              1. Not agreeing with the Left is tantamount to civil disobedience. Duh.

                And if you don’t vote for the Left wing candidate, you are racist, homophobic, misogynist and hate poor people. And probably a red neck who smells.

        3. So he can end the Drug War by rescheduling drugs? And if he doesn’t, then he supports it? Is that what you’re telling me?

          1. He can stop enforcement. He can’t change the schedule…at least to my understanding.

            1. Your understanding is incorrect. The Attorney General, an appointee of and subordinate to the President, can change the schedule.

    2. The butthurt is strong with this one.

    3. If you all don’t like it, perhaps you can vote for the next Callous asshole that will take away the safety nets, deport everyone, and simply undue [sic] Obama’s Executive Orders.

      The way the Obamessiah undid the Bush legacy? The delusion is strong with this one.

    4. how many divisions does a president acting unconstitutionally have?

    5. The Neo-Conservatives went that way.

  12. Chip Bok’s best cartoon ever? Well done. I hope the crucifix pose is intentional.

  13. Alice Bowie-

    The point here is that your Messiah is only a man and as an elected official he is bound by and has sworn to up hold the Constitution.

    (It’s like this paper thingy written along time ago by these icky white guys.. I know how gay. But it’s also like the Law or something).

    If you were to actually visit/read this site’s articles and comments you would know that most are fiscally conservative while being socially progressive. I know that this is incomprehensible to the Leftist mind but it is possible for some to hold two thoughts.

    If you were capable of thought and insight you would see your much more nefarious subtle racism. That is your inability to critically assess the Pres. actions. Rather than accept that it is unconstitutional for Obama (or any Pres.) to unilaterally make or change law you accept it because he is black and in your twisted little mind he is incapable of doing things correctly or legally.

    No he is to you an African Stag running wild across the savanna. Unable to be caged in by rules, laws, and proper procedures.

    Some folks would rather the Pres. of any make-up obey the law and respect personal liberty. If you could step back from The Alter of Obama and cease you prayers to be sprayed in the face with HIS warm salvation, for one minute, you would see your idol has done neither.

    And for laughable voter stats…100% of the dead vote went to Obama…thanks to Axelrod and Emmanuel

    1. I’m a regular here.

      For the record, I voted for Obama in 2008 and voted for Gary Johnson in 2012. I’m actually a Progressive that is completely not happy with Obama.

      We (Progressives) all know what a social liberal and a fiscal conservative is.

      The point I’m making is that Libertarian/Conservative policies work real well when people have job opportunities and view their future in a positive manner.

      Many people are working in jobs where they are paying less and less, jobs are being lost, and are going no where.

      Many people coming out of college need two jobs.

      Good luck telling these people that your plan to solve their problem is by taking away all of the 20th century safety nets.

      And as I mentioned, Please Please Please, keep advertising your position. It only helps the Progressive Cause.

      1. Do you think that most people here are (to use your examples above):

        – pro-war
        – anti-gay
        – the KKK and other racist whites
        – trying to deport everyone

        1. Absolutely NOT!!!

          My libertarian friends and I agree that these things are bad.

          I just included them in the list of people that are voting against Obama.

          1. You were attempting a rather crude and stupid version of Guilt by Association.

      2. Somehow, a lot of those working people don’t seem all that impressed with their newest safety net.

      3. “Many people are working in jobs where they are paying less and less, jobs are being lost, and are going no where.”

        Yeah, your right. The exponential growth of government over the last five years did not magically fix the economy and create enough jobs.

        Maybe millions of individual transactions in the market place can allocate scarce resources more efficiently (and I would argue more fairly) than centralized government planning.

        1. To be fair, I think you’d have to say the exponential growth of government over the last 13 years.

          1. Agreed.

      4. And as I mentioned, Please Please Please, keep advertising your position. It only helps the Progressive Cause.

        As much as a person committing seppuku can be helped.

      5. Many people are working in jobs where they are paying less and less, jobs are being lost, and are going no where.

        And how do you propose to fix this? You can keep hiking taxes on rich people, but pretty soon they will stop being rich or stop being here.

        Then what?

        You will either have bankruptcy or you will have to force people to work.

        But not all labor is worthwhile, and not all people are willing to work equally hard for the same pay.

        These lessons have all been learned before, but your kind keep insisting on repeating this folly.

        Uniformed fools call capitalism “voodoo economics” because it makes no promises. But the only promise socialism makes is that everybody will end up equally poor in the end. How is that better?


        1. Uniformed fools call capitalism “voodoo economics” because it makes no promises. But the only promise socialism makes is that everybody will end up equally poor in the end. How is that better?

          To the people that are poor, it would not make a difference. ANd, to the people that are not connected, born rich, have appointed government jobs, or a creative innovators like Steve Jobs, and to the people that are simple not strong negotiators or are generally honest, well yes, it is voodoo economics.

      6. Good luck telling these people that your plan to solve their problem is by taking away all of the 20th century safety nets.

        Those “safety nets” are going away all by themselves. Nature is a harsh mistress, but she is nothing if not consistent.

        Why is Europe mostly prosperous while Africa is mostly impoverished? Their countries have similar economic policies. The reason is simple: redistribution of wealth only “works” if there is wealth in the first place.

        But we are at an unstable equilibrium point. The disappearance of jobs is the canary in the coal mine. The burden of the social safety net is starting to outweigh the productive output of the economy.

        Safety is a luxury, one which has been afforded on the backs of productive working people and wealthy investors. The natural state of mankind is poverty, and all signs point to a return to that state.

        1. It doesn’t have to be. And, as Bill Gates stated last week, we can eliminate EXTREME poverty.

          In the USA, much to most of you people’s discontent, we did eliminate extreme poverty.

          1. “In the USA, much to most of you people’s discontent, we did eliminate extreme poverty”

            We’ve eliminated even mild forms of poverty at this point. The poorest in the US after accounting for transfer payments are well above the poverty line.

        2. That’s why a return to a royal form of rule at this point is so alarming. We’ve been headed that direction for many years, for Obama to just as a matter of factually dictating that his will shall be done really pulls out what little of any stops or restrains that were remaining upon elites of the political classes.

      7. Where is there any mention of the removal of safety nets?
        The point is the expansion of executive power and the creation of the Imperial President by way of executive order

  14. A Bok masterpiece. Too bad the subject matter is so serious it’s difficult to laugh.

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  16. Most apt Fri funny ever.

  17. I don’t get it

  18. Sorry, I got up late.

    Not horrible, therefore, unusual and disturbing. Bok goes meta and fucks with Almanian’s mind.

    Happy Friday afternoon, Reasonoids.

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