Sunday, June 27, 2010

BUSTED: Democrats try to dip into sacred stimulus..

If only we had this law on the books. There would be a lot of one-handed democrats walking around.

After repeatedly turning back the GOP's efforts to redirect stimulus money to other purposes, Senate Democrats did an about-face this week as they dipped into the Recovery Act funds to try to pay for their own tax breaks and job-spending priorities.

It's the first time Senate Democratic leaders have embraced undoing parts of last year's $862 billion stimulus - though Democrats insisted it wasn't a strategy change, but rather a last-ditch desperation move to try to entice Republicans to support another round of spending.

The move still fell short. Republicans led a successful filibuster to block the bill again Thursday, saying it still added too much to the deficit. But even proposing the cuts marked a turning point in the growing debate over the success of the stimulus, and left the GOP fuming over what they saw as a fiscal double standard.

"It's OK when they do it; it's not OK when we do it," said Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican. READ MORE...

We're all for new methods being enforced on politicians who steal tax dollars from American citizens. We can cut their hand off, or we can beat them, strip them naked (except feminist liberal women as that view would be very cruel to onlookers) and humiliate them by making them parade around in the streets. Which one would you prefer? Any other suggestions?

1 comment:

  1. Can you imagine Hillary, Kagen, Sotomayor, Feinstein, Pelosi, Reno and Slaught looking types walking around naked? Let's stick with cutting the hand off. It's more of a deterrant to not steal again.

    I do disagree about a lot of 'one handed' democrats. I would say liberals with no hands and some one armed republicans.