Skip to comments.House Passes Measure Removing Word ‘Lunatic’ From Federal Law
Posted on 12/19/2012 2:16:40 PM PST by combat_boots
WASHINGTON (CBS DC) The word lunatic will be stricken from federal law under legislation that passed the House by a vote of 398-1 on Wednesday.
The congressional action is the most recent effort to eliminate language from the U.S. code that has become outdated or demeaning. Two years ago, Congress removed references in federal law to the term mental retardation.
The only no vote was cast by Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, who said in a statement that, not only should we not eliminate the word lunatic from federal law when the most pressing issue of the day is saving our country from bankruptcy, we should use the word to describe the people who want to continue with business as usual in Washington.
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Is “whack job” still okay?
How about “moonbat”?
How about giving the Golden Balls award to Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas for daring to speak the truth?
How about all its synonyms, like “liberal”, “progressive”, “Democrat”, “Biden”, etc.?
Our do nothing congress handling important matters!
It hits too close to home.
If artificial lighting hadn’t abolished the night; we’d still understand why moonlight was linked to insanity.
Demeaning to rock worshippers of desert origin?
I hope they haven’t stricken moron, imbecile and retard from their lexicon because the congress will have no way of adequately describing what it is truly comprised of.
How in the world can you write a job description for a Congressman without using “lunatic”?
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What we need to do is remove the lunatics from the House.
We are politically correcting ourselves out of existence.
Look what the politically correct move to cut back on incarcerating people with mental health issues, garnered us last Friday.
We let the man that nearly ended Ronald Reagan’s life early in his first term, out on the streets unsupervised now.
And here we are sweating loaded guns, when we should be focusing on unloaded mental health patients onto the streets.
Next they’ll “eliminate” the words: liar, thief, constitutionally qualified for office, illegal alien, Mancherian candidate, sedition, treason, subversion, arab terrorist, islamonazi, religious freedom, and right to bear arms. A great way to eliminate any criticism of what they’re doing to us just ban the applicable words.(Ps: Its hilarious they’re starting with “lunatic”. Haha.)
Next they’ll “eliminate” the words: liar, thief, constitutionally qualified for office, illegal alien, Mancherian candidate, sedition, treason, subversion, arab terrorist, islamonazi, religious freedom, and right to bear arms. A great way to eliminate any criticism of what they’re doing to us just ban the applicable words.(Ps: Its hilarious they’re starting with “lunatic”. Haha hoho heeehee.)
Leave “douchebag” alone. It describes liberals perfectly.
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