Why We Ask: Our mission and operations are funded 100% by conservatives like you. Please help us continue to extend Liberty to the next generation and support the 2021 Year-End Campaign today.

Andy Kerl Jr. / October 2, 2013

He Owns It!

There is a decided disconnect in the thinking of those in Washington, D.C. these days. The 545 Elite, consisting of the President, the Senate, the House of Representatives and the Supreme Court, all somehow have come to the notion that the government and everything it does, owns and runs belongs to them.

President Obama along with the Senate has decided to shut down the Peoples government because they can not come to a consensus on how to fund a bloated government and programs they passed into law.

The American People have seen a bi-partisan consensus to funnel billions of their hard earned tax dollars to the big banks, bankers, auto companies, foreign nations and private companies, yet when it comes to a continuing resolution to fund the government for a mere ten weeks, the President and his minions in the Senate refuse to budge on even the most reasonable conditions.

The President has said that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is now law and the Republican controlled House of Representatives has no right to defund, restrict or amend the law and he therefore will not compromise on any continuing appropriations resolutions and the Nations government shut down.

The American Peoples government does not consist of only a dictatorial President. The members of the House of Representatives are the closest elected officials in the government to the People. They have their hand on the pulse of the Nation, yet President Obama would disregard their votes in a partisan attempt to save his Presidency from his own failures. He has amended provisions of the PPACA, exempted favorites from the effects of the PPACA, exempted Congress from the effects of PPACA and even delayed implementation of the employer mandate of the PPACA, yet when the Republican controlled House attempted to reverse his dictatorial directives he balked.

This is not government of the People, By the People and for the People, it is government of Barack Obama, by Barack Obama and for Barack Obama. This shutdown belongs to Barack Obama. He owns it.


Start a conversation using these share links:

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!


“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2021 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.