Skip to comments.Stretchers at the ready (in U. S. Senate)
Posted on 10/22/2005 10:41:07 PM PDT by gpapa
It would be nice if we could blame it all on muddle.
It would be nice if government grows because everything's so complex that muddle begets muddle, and governments balloon "evolve" out of the booming, buzzing confusion of any mind set out to grasp it. It would let so many people off the hook. We could say, "forgive them, for they know not what they do."
But that's not quite the case.
Recently, a clash first between Senator Patty Murray of Washington and Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, and then a clash between Ted Stevens of Alaska and that very same, persistant Oklahoman, brought the Senate to a rare moment of clarity, where it became obvious for all to see why government grows.
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Senator Patty Murray or Barbara Boxer can't decide who is dumber.
We need some more Dr. Tom's in the US Senate. I am really proud of my Senator for standing up and for some of the others like George Allen for standing with him.
My vote's for Boxer - making this the first time I've ever voted for her for anything!
As an aside, is Senator Stevenson's threat to be taken out of the Senate on a stretcher a suicide threat and therefore a sign of serious mental illness? Has anyone contacted St. Elizabeth's?
Somebody test the Senate drinking water! You got Durbin going off the deep end, Voinovitch crying like a girl about a UN appointment, now Stevens is melting down.
The ignorance of Senator Patty Murray
various FR links & stories | 01-17-05 | the heavy equipment guy
This is the time for Jimmy Durante to pipe in with, "Has everybody gone crazy?"
The rest is history
Stretchers not needed. Baskets will do since many are already basket cases.
Nice to see DeWine on the list, will kind of make voting for him in 2006 a little easier to do.
Our politicians may want, on some level, to balance budgets and even cut spending. But, in every instance where it counts, the overwhelming majority of them support unlimited government growth. Why? Because that's the nature of the system. Because that's what benefits them. Because once in office they begin to see themselves not as our fellow citizens but as the government.
What a muddle, what a mess. Still, we should blame it on them though not, of course, on Coburn's Dozen.
"Many in Congress are basket cases?"
Don't give up, Moses was a basket case too.
I immediately thought that either Ted Kennedy bought a new oldsmobile, or Hillary took someone for a walk in the park.
So many names, so little time.
Do you think that pork is what gets people reelected? I could care less if all the old RR sttations are made into transportation museums. Our rep got us $1 milion for main street, but I will still vote against him, as he is a convicted crook. Maybe this conventional wisdom needs exploring and exploding as the myth it probably is.
Well my hopes would pick up if I was to see these wusses floating down a river in a basket.
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