DeaH: Somehow, I don't think the people who voted for him are going to like this. Of course, he's retiring, and I bet with a lot more money than when he joined congress.
Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: At least he's consistent, in a fiscally sound sociopathic way.
AdolfOliverPanties: This is the mindset of today's GOP. Millions of dollars towards useless gestures like voting to repeal Obamacare, billions of dollars fo outdated and unused military programs, but for AMERICANS that really need help? Fark them.And this guy is even FROM Oklahoma? What a farking piece of shiat.
Tigger: The GOP is a terrorist organisation. Support for them is treason.
GoldSpider: Tigger: The GOP is a terrorist organisation. Support for them is treason./eyerollAlways such a fine-tuned sense of perspective.
Relatively Obscure: At least it's his own farking state. 'Course, he's retiring and therefore gives zero farks.
Spaz-master: Bookkeeping is now heartless? I guess some of you would say that the only way to have a heart is blind spending without at least trying to manage the accounts being spent?
Despair of the Cheese: Hooray for Cantor version 2.0. How do these utter wastes of space keep getting elected?
Skarekrough: It'd be nice to see some consequences for his action......like perhaps his constituents burning his home to the farking ground.Heavy-handed, sure, but it just seems like other messages aren't really getting through.
Spaz-master: It's amazing how many of the respondents didn't RTFA and only this flametatic headline.FTFA "Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn will seek to offset federal aid to victims of amassive tornado that blasted through Oklahoma City suburbs on Monday with cuts elsewhere in the budget. "Bookkeeping is now heartless? I guess some of you would say that the only way to have a heart is blind spending without at least trying to manage the accounts being spent?
Spaz-master: Bookkeeping is now heartless?
GoldSpider: Spaz-master: Bookkeeping is now heartless? I guess some of you would say that the only way to have a heart is blind spending without at least trying to manage the accounts being spent?In the grand scheme of things, disaster aid isn't going to impact the budget at all, and would provide the immediate assistance these people need. It's a silly thing for him to dig his heels in on.That said, this business of equating different spending priorities with "terrorism" shows how far away we are from being able to debate anything rationally.
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