Searches into Private Citizen Joe the Plumber More Extensive that First Reported … Not at all Politically Motivated Though
Joe the Plumber = John Q. Public. You are asked to vote, but do not dare ask any questions. If you dare … do so at your own risk and peril as “Big Brother” is watching. This is still the United States, isn’t it? Obama has not been elected yet. There can be nothing worse in a Democracy that an overbearing government using its power to destroy its citizens. So this is what we have to look forward to … this type of change? The searches were nothing but politically motivated.
It turns out that the background checks into the private records of “Joe the Plumber” were far more extensive than first reported. “Joe the Plumber,” a common American citizen simply asked Barack Obama a question regarding the economy and next thing he knows he is being vetted by the media and the State of Ohio in a more intense manner than the very Presidential candidate, Barack Obama, that he asked the question of.
Because Barack Obama showed his true “socialist” colors and answered Joe’s question in a manner telling the United States voters that he wanted to “shares the wealth,” that meant Joe must go. Before Joe Wurzelbacher knew it he was in the media’s bulls eye as he represented a threat to the Chosen One, Barack Obama. Joe’s records were initially searched, it was just never stated how extensive the searches were.
A private citizen’s records were searched; however, it was claimed that is was not politically motivated. That was believable as Obama not being a “share the wealth” socialist. It is now being reported that the searches into Joe the Plumbers records were far more reaching than first reported.
A state agency has revealed that its checks of computer systems for potential information on “Joe the Plumber” were more extensive than it first acknowledged.
Helen Jones-Kelley, director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, disclosed today that computer inquiries on Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher were not restricted to a child-support system.
The agency also checked Wurzelbacher in its computer systems to determine whether he was receiving welfare assistance or owed unemployment compensation taxes, she wrote.
Jones-Kelley made the revelations in a letter to Ohio Senate President Bill M. Harris, R-Ashland, who demanded answers on why state officials checked out Wurzelbacher.
Harris called the multiple records checks “questionable” and said he awaits more answers. “It’s kind of like Big Brother is looking in your pocket,” he said.
If state employees run checks on every person listed in newspaper stories as buying a business, “it must take a lot of people a lot of time to run these checks,” he said. “Where do you draw the line?”
The checks were run after the news media reported that Wurzelbacher was considering buying a plumbing business with more than $250,000 in annual income, Jones-Kelley wrote.
“Given our understanding that Mr. Wurzelbacher had publicly indicated that he had the means to purchase a substantial business enterprise, ODJFS, consistent with past departmental practice, checked confidential databases ,” she wrote.
As Wizbang states, spare us the dribble and just how stupid do you think the American public is? They want us to believe that because someone was “considering” buying a company deep background searches were done? Background searches are done when one files to buy a business, not considers to buy one … PLEASE!!! It was politically motivated and any normal thinking person knows it.
However, one probably needs to explain even though the searches and the information from the searches is supposed to be confidential how much of it made it to the MSM?
What is the lesson learned from “Joe the Plumber”? It is a lesson of intimidation and do not ever ask a Democratic candidate who the media is in bed with a question. The results will be at your own peril.
The real message this sends Ohioans is one of intimidation. Don’t ask questions of public officials, Jones-Kelley’s actions say, or else watch your reputation get shredded. Be quiet. Don’t rock the boat. We know where you live, and we know what you’ve done.