Skip to comments.The Fake Outrage at Rep. Thomas Massie is Outrageous
Posted on 03/28/2020 6:06:50 AM PDT by Kaslin
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The fact that the bill was going to pass anyway is what made Massies move such a questionable one.
L4 labs remain open. Softkill continues...
Massie literally should have contacted PDJT first
Are there not THREE branches of government?
You misread my reasoning...not for permission, bc, teamwork is better, unification...
I may still vote for Trump and Republicans as the best of bad choices.But I really think this example of bipartisanship is terrifying.
The fact that JUSTIN AMASH wouldnt even stand up and oppose this bill is all anyone needs to know about the awful political optics here.
Massie should be given a medal for being a hero.
Heroes accomplished something. Did Massie accomplish anything?
They don’t have to put their names to a DECLARATION of WAR (hardkill). Why should softkill legislation be any different?
If ever there was another List of Grievances drawn up, this piece of crap and the poopsters who passed it should be noted.
Nancy was Public Enemy #1.
In 1 minute Massie tookk Nancy’s position on himself.
Republicans should focus on the few Purple state Congress Critters who went for the most egregious examples of pork unrelated to the virus.
the Washington, D.C. based Kennedy Center was given a special $25 million bailout
I thought Trump’s defense of this made sense and opened my eyes to at least considering opposing views.
“Rep. Thomas Massie was a profile in courage for standing up and demanding a roll call vote.”
Recorded vote is required for history.
Now, they can all deny responsibility.
Id like to see that defense, if you have a link.
More importantly ... was Massie even CAPABLE of accomplishing something in this matter. He was doomed to be on the wrong side politically even if he was 100% right on the facts.
The legislative branch of government is broken.
The Senate no longer represents the states. It has become an elite country club for pompous politicians.
The House is full of professional politicians who pander to interest groups and big donors, not the voter.
The people vote to reelect incumbents. Therefore most Senators and Representatives have life tenure if they want it.
The political parties control the pipeline of candidates for Congress. Therefore it is virtually impossible for the people to throw the bums out in mass and replace with citizen legislators.
The political parties control the power structure within Congress - committee assignments, committee chairs, leadership positions.
The “ethics” committees are a joke. Congress does not throw out the bad apples within its ranks.
Almost all Congressmen and Senators are attorneys. Attorneys add no value to society, they are consumers not producers. Attorneys have no commitment to equal justice under law. In today’s world attorneys are hired guns committed to influencing outcomes and moving money from one pocket to another.
“The fact that the bill was going to pass anyway is what made Massies move such a questionable one.”
Going to pass is precisely why we needed the vote. Document which Pols wanted it and which did not.
Socialism is Legal Plunder - The Law; Frederic Bastiat 1801-1850.
But, unfortunately, law by no means confines itself to its proper functions. And when it has exceeded its proper functions, it has not done so merely in some inconsequential and debatable matters. The law has gone further than this; it has acted in direct opposition to its own purpose. The law has been used to destroy its own objective: It has been applied to annihilating the justice that it was supposed to maintain; to limiting and destroying rights which its real purpose was to respect. The law has placed the collective force at the disposal of the unscrupulous who wish, without risk, to exploit the person, liberty, and property of others. It has converted plunder into a right, in order to protect plunder. And it has converted lawful defense into a crime, in order to punish lawful defense.
U.S.S.A. United Socialist State of America LOCKDOWN their slaves, hold the republic HOSTAGE.
We are watching the Constitution being shredded before our eyes with hardly a whimper from those who swore to protect and defend it.
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