Obama’s America – Episode # 308 – The White House Christmas Grinch

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By Arthur Piccolo

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 21, 2016: Barack Obama looks old and tired – nothing like 8 years ago.

Now he makes a “good looking” (sic) Christmas Grinch – which he is. Perfect to roam The White House before he leaves for his final Hawaii vacation aboard Air Force One. Next year maybe only a GulfStream and a 3 car motorcade from the airport – not 18 or more for him and Michelle like now.

TALKING ABOUT MICHELLE – The Grinchess …

I just endured her one-hour TV interview with Gal Pal Oprah Winfrey. The White House PROPAGANDA Machine is at full throttle. That was after first last night enduring the CNN Comedy News Network so called analysis of the interview. CNN has concluded Michelle is Goddess-in-Chief.

How SELF possessed is Michelle Obama?
Look at how she answered this softball question from Oprah ….

“Michelle would you ever consider running for office yourself?”

Listen to that you think she is suggesting for Mayor, Senator, Governor?

NO, NO, NO! Hhere is Michelle’s reply ….

“I don’t know if we could endure another EIGHT years …..”

MEANING … Michelle is answering the question as though Winfry asked her:  Michelle would you consider running for President?

Where did you first hear that hallucination first examined right here a few weeks ago?  That Michelle fancies herself a future President? God help us all.

Enough diversion; let’s get back to the Grinch Himself, the President.

What exactly is a Grinch anyway? An unpleasant person who spoils other people’s fun or enjoyment. How could I call Obama a Grinch and even worse a Christmas Grinch?

It does not matter how much Obama puts his cheery game face on most of the time he is in front of the cameras or in front of crowds as he has done the last 8 years as President; what makes him steal others fun and enjoyment is because he was never the President we expected him to be – the Change Master.

How about this to make the point from The New York Times, December 6, 2016: “For half of all Americans, their share of the total economic pie has shrunk significantly, new research has found.”

That sure sounds like a very mean Grinch at work at Christmas and all the time … “For half of all Americans their share of the total economic pie has shrunk significantly, new research has found.”

Thus comes from a NYT article titled …

“A Bigger Economic Pie, but a Smaller Slice for Half of the U.S.”

And it’s not significantly bigger for the other 50% of Americans, just for the 1%,  so WELCOME to Obama’s America for Christmas 2016. Our Grinch!

As for the worse 50% of Americans this from the NYT article …

“This group — the approximately 117 million adults stuck on the lower half of the income ladder — “has been completely shut off from economic growth since the 1970s,” the team of economists found.

“Even after taxes and transfers, there has been close to zero growth for working-age adults in the bottom 50 percent.”

What has Obama done to change this the alt 8 years? Nothing.

GRINCH!

And how about this from the NY Times article …

“Stagnant wages have sliced the share of income collected by the bottom half of the population to 12.5 percent in 2014, from 20 percent of the total in 1980. Where did that money go? Essentially, to the top 1 percent, whose share of the nation’s income nearly doubled to more than 20 percent during that same 34-year period.”

GRINCH!

Again … “Where did that money go? Essentially, to the top 1 percent, whose share of the nation’s income nearly doubled to more than 20 percent during that same 34-year period.”

GRINCH!

More from the article …

“The spectacular growth in incomes at the peak has so outpaced the small increase at the bottom from public programs intended to ameliorate poverty and inequality that the gap between the wealthiest and everyone else has continued to widen.”

GRINCH!

“Average incomes, adjusted for inflation, grew by 61 percent from 1980 to 2014. But nearly $7 out of every additional $10 went to those in the top tenth of the income scale.”

GRINCH!

“Inequality has soared over that period. In 1980, the researchers found, someone in the top 1 percent earned on average the equivalent of $428,200 a year in 2014 dollars — about 27 times more than the typical person in the bottom half, whose annual income equaled $16,000. Inequality has soared over that period. In 1980, the researchers found, someone in the top 1 percent earned on average the equivalent of $428,200 a year in 2014 dollars — about 27 times more than the typical person in the bottom half, whose annual income equaled $16,000.”

GRINCH!

“Mr. Piketty, Mr. Saez and Mr. Zucman concluded that the main driver of wealth in recent years has been investment income at the top. That is a switch from the 1980s and 1990s, when gains in income were primarily generated by working.”

Wealth is no longer the result of working hard but of how big is your investment portfolio. Most Americans don’t have one.

Grinch!

As they fly off to a luxurious private mansion in Hawaii today or tomorrow, none of this concerns Barack & Michelle because they live among the Super Rich at our expense as First Couple, and now beginning next month thy will be able to cash in big time as private citizens so they can duplicate their current Presidential life style reasonably well – very well.

Grinch!

Let me conclude this Christmas episode bringing Michelle and her propaganda interview with Oprah Winfrey this Christmas week back.

Oprah asked Michelle what did she and Barack most give America for 8 years?

Michelle replied: “We gave Americans hope.” WRONG, Michelle! You and Barack gave America two Grinchs and hopelessness to many!

Right now you are both CHRISTMAS Grinchs; nothing more!

Arthur-Piccolo-ObamasAmericaEDITOR’S NOTE: About The Writer: Arthur Piccolo is a professional writer and commentator and often writes about Latin America for New Americas.