Thursday, February 05, 2009

Is There Some Kind of Stimulus Package Going Around Out There?

Still on the mend, and in recovery mode today.

It was made all the more wonderful by bitter, bitter cold weather (low teens, with zero-degree wind chill; to quote an equally-ailing friend, "It's colder than Dick Cheney's heart out there"), and anchoring the sofa left us with nothing on the television but STIMULUS, STIMULUS, STIMULUS ...

Obama, finally, ate his can of spinach, penning a forceful Op-Ed in the WaPo today.

But that didn't stop the dwarfs, finks, phonies and frauds

The crew at Morning Joke, particularly female co-anchor, continued with their Right Wing Freak Show mantra of disinformation.

Stumblin' Bumblin' John McCain still doesn't know whether to piss, or wind his watch, when it comes to the economy

And McCain's Other Mini-Me, Lindsey Graham got all red-faced and his panties in a bunch.

But the killer, the fall-on-the-floor, gigantic head-slap-heard-round-the-world comes from Texas Congressman Pete Sessions, who wants to place the Republican Party (well, officially), on the Axis of Evil list, calling for them to become "insurgents", and model themselves after the Taliban.

Yeah, you read that right.

From Think Progress;

“Insurgency, we understand perhaps a little bit more because of the Taliban,” Sessions said during a meeting yesterday with Hotline editors. “And that is that they went about systematically understanding how to disrupt and change a person’s entire processes. And these Taliban — I’m not trying to say the Republican Party is the Taliban. No, that’s not what we’re saying. I’m saying an example of how you go about [sic] is to change a person from their messaging to their operations to their frontline message. And we need to understand that insurgency may be required when the other side, the House leadership, does not follow the same commands, which we entered the game with.” […]

When pressed to clarify, Sessions said he was not comparing the House Republican caucus to the Taliban, the Muslim fundamentalist group. “I simply said one can see that there’s a model out there for insurgency,” Sessions said before being interrupted by an aide.
I suspect, we'll soon see some pork bill from Sessions, to dole out millions in STIMULUS money to some Hijab maker in his district, and, perhaps broader laws to ban girls from going to school, and making splashing them, if they do, with acid a misdemeanor

We might just have to come up with something much bigger, and stronger, then the IDOTW to cover the breathtaking intellect of Congressman Sessions.

In the meantime ...

Puppet Playtime-Howdy Doody intro

(Go HERE for a kick-ass version of it by Lester Bowie)

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