Let them eat… cardboard.

As Congress debates, while Rome burns, the level of rhetorical absurdity from congressional Republicans is really getting weird. One Republican (John Thune) spent a half hour talking about what would happen if you stacked, piled or wrapped the stimulus money around the world (he even had visual aids consisting of a 600 mile high stack of dollar bills and another that wrapped around the world dozens of times). They talk, we suffer. It’s bad enough that we have to listen to the same guys who got us in this mess of massive unemployment, record deficits and the verge of a depression (after unrestrained spending and tax breaks for millionaires) complain about… unrestrained spending (and no tax breaks for millionaires).

The rhetorical rubbish I like best is from the Republicans from Texas and South Carolina, who say they would rather not accept any of the money in their home states and go it alone. Sweet! I love that idea. Make sure that those Senators’ states don’t get a cent of stimulus money and explain to their unemployed constituents why they refused the money for jobs. In many counties of Texas and South Carolina the unemployment rate is over 10%.

Why not start a campaign of e-mailing every Republican every hour on the hour and give them an update of how many more Americans have lost their job since the last hour?

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3 Responses to Let them eat… cardboard.

  1. Rachel Bianco says:

    To anyone with a brain, it is completely transparent that you are an opportunistic, parasitic douche bag. You’re everything that is wrong with humanity. I laugh at you.

  2. Patricia Jankowski says:

    To anyone with a brain that has not been lobotomized, it is quite obvious that mere name-calling does not make much of a case against anything or anyone.

    It simply diminishes the credibility of the name-caller.

    And….could it be that you are sincerely concerned that Mr. Fieger is “opportunistic”?

    Well, then perhaps you might question why the Republicans who so often defend the huge corporations and insurance companies who enjoy such great profits at the expense of those they exploit continue to give Mr. Fieger so many opportunities to be an opportunist.

  3. InYourFaceNewYorker says:

    I think I should make a demotivational poster whose caption reads, “Voting Republican: Because thinking is just too damned hard.” Though I wouldn’t be surprised if one already exists.

    Meantime, here’s a fun video about voting Republican! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiQJ9Xp0xxU

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