Skip to comments.While oil spills, Obama picnics with Congress (but not on a gulf beach)
Posted on 06/09/2010 11:41:17 AM PDT by Nachum
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Oil Boom sweeps oil in the Gulf of Mexico
The occasion Tuesday evening was yet another party at the White House, this one for members of Congress to celebrate what host President Obama called the "incredible sacrifices" they make, working and living in Washington on their perks and $174,000 a year salaries.
It was a president's annual congressional picnic and a time to kick back after passing the $787-billion stimulus bill that stimulated unemployment up near 10% and the wildly unpopular healthcare bill that a majority of Americans want repealed because it will help increase the deficit.
Since American voters awarded Democrats large majority control of both houses of Congress and the White House in 2008, there were more Democrats on hand for the outdoor fest.
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How about a list of the suck up GOPers who were there.
While oil spills, Obama chills...
The list, ping
I’m surprised the picnic wasn’t on a gulf course... I mean, golf course.
Hey, don’t give me a hard time, even the PRESIDENT gets those two words confused.
Captain Kick-ass strikes again!
“the “incredible sacrifices” they make”
I have a longer range issue with that.
To me, this talk of Public Servants is -and always was - pure BS.
Theyr’e not volunteers. They’re paid. And they manifestly sought the job. It didn’t come to them.
Yet give a congressman a 20 yr career and the next thing you know they’re naming highways, etc. after him.
Why should political employees be regarded as royalty? It wasn’t their money they were spending.
looking looking. Nothing yet.
And "Movin' On Up!"
Unfortunately, for all of us,
"The Recoveryless Recovery..."
How have you been? I have stuff to send you (murmurs to self, where did I put that hand drive).
Has anyone been compiling a date sorted list of all the parties?
Pretty good, considering neither of us can find work in Hopi Changi world... I'm sure it'll all be better when we get our first trillion Mo'BamaBucks
And our Majik Unicorn!
Heckuva job, Barry!
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