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Source: the daily beast
January 05, 2013
Conservative activism is scorched-earth radicalism on steroids. The latest GOP Shamewalk vogues 'Family Values Texas-Style' in the meaner neener message, "GET IN TROUBLE AND WATCH YER NEIGHBORS FLY!!!!"
What an embarrassment for our nation!
Their names: Trent Franks (AZ), Ed Royce (CA), Sam Graves (MO), Steve Pearce (NM), Steve Chabot (OH), Jimmy Duncan (TN), Kenny Marchant (TX), Randy Neugebauer (TX), Mac Thornberry (TX), Bob Goodlatte (VA), Tom Petri (WI), and Paul Ryan (WI).
Ignorant conservative activists--whodathunk?
The presence of pork in the original Senate Hurricane Sandy relief bill was a predictable disgrace. For example, in an essay on CNN, I called out the presence of pork like $150 million for Alaskan Fisheries and $41 million to military bases including Guantanamo Bay. But that pork was rightfully stripped from the ultimate Senate and House bill. Angry conservative activists never bothered to update their talking points and so they argued from ignorance.
Yes, the source is rather biased--but you don't need to be a detective to figure out that the facts are there and no manipulation of them has occurred. Take it or leave it, but don't dismiss it.
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