In the weird position of bashing the Democratic Majority for spitting out pointless resolutions about Confucius and looking into the “Violent Injury in Violent Sports” problem…
At least Confucius is sort of a non-partisan back slap honoree. The Republicans are spitting out a Measure to commend the Acorn investigators — they who tried to rebut the troubled organization’s claim about one of the non-biting city’s claims with a muted video and silent press conference.
Sponsor: Rep Olson, Pete [TX-22]
Rep Broun, Paul C. [GA-10] -
Rep Brown, Henry E., Jr. [SC-1]
The other back slap “Commending” goes to the Tea-Party Movement. All 25 Kajillion of them.
Whereas, on September 12, 2009, hundreds of thousands of American patriots, who refuse to sit idly by as the Federal Government advances skyrocketing deficits, taxpayer-funded bailouts, pork-barrel projects, burdensome taxes, unaccountable policy czars, command-and-control energy policy, and a government takeover of health care, came to Washington, DC, to show their disapproval; [...]
Whereas estimates of the number of people who peacefully marched from Freedom Plaza to the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on September 12, 2009, range as high as 1,700,000 marchers;
If you say so.
Good thing Jeff Flake doesn’t appear on the list of 75 (or is it 7500?) co-sponsors, of I’d be able to throw his Confucius line back at him. I leave it up to you to see if other Confucius nay-sayers pop up on the list.
I suppose it could be worse. See this man’s lonely battle for expressing approval for “Teen Read Week.” Fight the good fight, Representative David Roe of Tennessee. Fight the good fight!
We also see the famous Alan Grayson commending Obama for his Nobel Prize. Let’s see if any Republican sign up for that.