Wednesday, 23 May 2007

Congressional Retards

From http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070522/ap_on_go_co/congress_energy_1:

Decrying near-record high gasoline prices, the House voted Tuesday to allow the government to sue OPEC over oil production quotas.


There's modern government for you. When there's a problem, the solution is to call in the lawyers.

Gee, you don't think that high prices could be something to do with the world's oil supplies running out and production peaking? Or the lack of refinery building in the last couple of decades to please the idiot greenies? Or the vast array of different gasoline blends that American politicians demand across the country meaning that you can't just ship gasoline from one state to another to even out prices? Or the US military devastating one of the Middle East oil producers and threatening to attack another? Or the collapse of the US dollar thanks to the massive deficits the government has been running for years and the artificially low interest rates causing a credit explosion?

No, it's got to be the EVIL oil producers refusing to sell their limited and declining resource to Americans who are invading oil producing nations, for small green pieces of paper whose value is sinking through the floor.

How did we get to the point where Americans are electing 345 retards to Congress? Is there really no-one at all in America who could do their job better?

1 comment:

ChicagoMan said...

Personally I don't see why we are even holding on to the antiquated representative system anyways. That goes back to the old days of slow communication when someone HAD to speak the people's opinions.

The people we elect now have their own ideas and don't even listen to the voters anyways.

Most things should be done with ballot initiatives that allow EVERY citizen to vote that qualifies. Of course to qualify you need to be an american citizen and take a test. The test is not an intelligence test per se, more so a test to see if you really know what is going on with the issues at hand. You wouldn't want hysterical people voting that know nothing about the bill or people that only vote along racial or gender lines simply for those reasons.

State law makers can introduce these bills, this would also bring the government back into a republic as it should be. Bill not popular with the people as the immigration bill is not, it simply gets squashed by majority vote.