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Democrat Empty Suits

OK, I know I’ve been ranting a bit lately about politics and other stuff, but it has really been irritating the hell out of me.  I was never that into what happened politically until recently.  I think the 2008 Presidential Elections and the media circus leading up to it got me interested in what happens in politics.  So I saw this today and can’t help wondering if this rare glimpse into the workings of the Democrat party aren’t more revealing than the original author intended.  Let’s look for a moment.  We have a Democrat Congressman admitting to a liberal radio talk show that he and other elected representatives are actively encouraged to just vote on legislation without reading it.  He admits to being told how to vote by senior Democrat leaders.

Holy crap.

If this is actually the case, and I think it is, then why bother to even have this empty suit in the Congress?  He serves no purpose other than to fool the people that he is supposed to represent into believing that their votes matter.  To fool the people of his district into the false assumption that they are being counted for in American politics should be considered criminally fraudulent.  But he’s a democrat so this story will be completely ignored by the mainstream media.   One thing that the 2008 Presidential Elections proved to the entire world:  the American media is corrupt, incompetent and lazy.  But I’ve already made that rant.

Democrat: Obama Team ‘Encouraged’ Defiance of Pelosi on Stimulus

A conservative Democrat who voted against the House stimulus package says President Obama quietly encouraged him to oppose
the “messy bill.”

Rep. Jim Cooper, a conservative Democrat from Tennessee, told a liberal radio network on Monday that the Obama White House
encouraged him to defy House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the $819 billion economic stimulus bill.

I probably shouldn’t tell you this, but I actually got some quiet
encouragement from the Obama folks for what I’m doing,” said Cooper,
one of only 11 Democrats to vote against the economic stimulus plan
that passed the House last week.

“They know it’s a messy bill
and they wanted a clean bill,” he said. “Now, I got in terrible trouble with our leadership because they don’t care what’s
in the bill, they just want it to pass and they want it to be unanimous.”

whose startling admission came on Liberadio, was one of about 55 House
Democrats to sign a letter criticizing Pelosi for suspending debate and
committee rules on the fiscal package, reported.

“They don’t
mind the partisan fighting cause that’s what they are used to. In fact,
they’re really good at it — and they’re a little bit worried about
what a post-partisan future might look like,” Cooper said during the
radio interview. “If members actually had to read the bills and figure
out whether they are any good or not. We’re just told how to vote.
We’re treated like mushrooms most of the time.”

An early supporter of President
Obama, Cooper is a member of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition of Democrats.


February 4, 2009 - Posted by | Politics, World News

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