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Frakking Republican Retard Politicians

I have one question that I would like answered by every Republican member of the House of Representatives who opposed the stimulus package because it would add too much to the national debt: where the fuck were your complaints while Dubya added $5 trillion to the national debt while he was President? You know, that time period where he cut taxes while fighting two wars and the economy ultimately tanked despite those tax cuts that were supposed to be Teh Awesome and guaranteed economic growth.

Don't have a clear, logical answer? Then shut the frak up and stop acting like you really give a shit about the national debt.

Rant over; Moose not really any happier after venting.

By the way, here's the quote that really enraged the hell out of me and inspired this post:

"This legislation falls woefully short," said House GOP Leader John Boehner of Ohio. "With a price tag of more than $1 trillion when you factor in interest, it costs every family almost $10,000 in added debt. This is an act of generational theft that our children and grandchildren will be paying for far into the future."


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Feb. 13th, 2009 09:04 pm (UTC)

Nothing to do with your post but made me think of you!
Feb. 13th, 2009 09:08 pm (UTC)

Just to be clear, I think that is awesome! Thank you for pointing it out to me.

Edited at 2009-02-13 09:11 pm (UTC)
Feb. 14th, 2009 02:54 pm (UTC)
Thanks. I have now made an icon out of it. :-)
Feb. 13th, 2009 10:05 pm (UTC)
Then there were those of us who opposed the 5 trillion to the debt AND the stimulus package. It's like being anally raped without a lubricant and then having a colonoscopy without painkillers the next day, just for the hell of it.
Feb. 14th, 2009 02:54 pm (UTC)
At least you're being consistent with your position. It's the hypocrisy of the statement I quoted in this post that really made my blood boil. The Republicans have no credibility on this issue, and to use it as a reason to oppose the stimulus (I would respect the argument that they don't think it will work, but that's not the only argument they're making) is just appalling.
Feb. 13th, 2009 11:47 pm (UTC)
Everybody who remembers Republicans saying debt is good for the economy raise your hands.

*Raises hand*

Edited at 2009-02-13 11:47 pm (UTC)
Feb. 14th, 2009 02:26 pm (UTC)
I seem to recall early in the Bush administration that Cheney was quoted as saying that deficits don't matter anymore. I see that what he meant was that deficits don't matter so long as Republicans control the purse strings.
Feb. 14th, 2009 09:13 pm (UTC)
I'm more certain that what Cheney meant is that shortly we're going to be under marshal law, and there won't be anymore concept of "deficit" because the money will no longer belong to the people. Cheney - like all people in the government - is an evil, evil man. Cheney is just more obvious about it than others.
Feb. 15th, 2009 07:59 pm (UTC)
Ah!, yes, that was the quote I was trying to remember. I remembered a bunch from the Reagan era about deficits being healthy, but was trying to get something a lot more recent.
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