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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."


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.