Skip to comments.NC governor recommends suspending democracy to focus on jobs
Posted on 09/27/2011 2:01:44 PM PDT by Bed_Zeppelin
As a way to solve the national debt crisis, North Carolina Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue recommends suspending Congressional elections for the next couple of years.
I think we ought to suspend, perhaps, elections for Congress for two years and just tell them we wont hold it against them, whatever decisions they make, to just let them help this country recover, Perdue said at a rotary club event in Cary, North Carolina, according to the Raleigh News and Observer. I really hope that someone can agree with me on that.
Perdue said she thinks that temporarily halting elections would allow members of Congress to focus on the economy. You have to have more ability from Congress, I think, to work together and to get over the partisan bickering and focus on fixing things, Perdue said.
North Carolina Republicans immediately scoffed at Perdues proposal, pointing out to her that elections hold politicians accountable for their actions. Now is a time when politicians need to be held accountable more than ever, North Carolina GOP spokesman Rob Lockwood said in an email to The Daily Caller. To suspend an election would be removing the surest mechanism that citizens have to hold politicians accountable: The right to vote.
Thinking people in NC have always known Bev Perdue was retarded - now we can add deranged to the list.
This is what we get when our wonderful dedicated teachers groups have their puppet in office.
She was on a few short lists to take TOTUS’s spot should he pull an LBJ and back out of running in 2012...now she’s dead meat, politically.
This is satire, right? Or did Obama tell her to say that? She’s not smart enough to come up with it on her own.
Don’t *THINK*, Bev, you’ll only hurt the ball club.
I’m sure she’s getting a call from D.C. saying wait till AFTER we get their guns before we do that.
Can’t we at least burn down the Riechstag first?
Can’t we at least burn down the Riechstag first?
She’s a friggin’ fascist.
The RATs just never quit trying to subvert the country. Looks like the good folks of North Carolina elected a Marxist too. She’s up for election with FUBO next year. She won last time by the skin of her teeth.
Perdue defeated McCrory on November 4, 2008, 50.3 % to 46.9 %
Time to clean out the NC Statehouse!
I don’t even have to look to know that she is a leftist nutcase woman past 55 who has lost all her lubrication and is not only dried up between her knees she is dried up between her ears.
I’m convinced that women like her, Pelosi, Clinton and others should not be in any public office because they are mentally unstable due to a chemical imbalance in the brain caused by their age. I’m serious. I see these types over and over all over the political spectrum. From city council and school boards on up. Older leftist women that go crazy in later years. They get nutty and pissed off and want to take over the lives of everyone else.
The interesting thing is that most conservative women within the same age group do not have this issue.
It’s a test maketing program designed by Axelrod
I’ve been wondering when a dimrat would suggest this and who would be the first. Ok, the ice has been broken.
That's the best NC Republicans could come up with. They should call for the FBI to investigate this blatant call for insurrection.
UPDATE 5:17 p.m.:
Perdues press secretary, Chris Mackey, claims the Governor was joking when she made the comment.
Come on Gov. Perdue was obviously using hyperbole to highlight what we can all agree is a serious problem: Washington politicians who focus on their own election instead of whats best for the people they serve, Mackey said in an email to TheDC.
Ok, so there IS a governor more stupid than Connecticut’s Malloy or California’s Brown.
I’d drum her out of office for this one...if this is indeed a trial balloon, then Obama needs to know that this is NOT an option.
Oh brother ,what a maroon
Oh brother ,what a maroon
Does that sound like she's joking?
Hey governor, you know what's a really good joke? Next time you go to the airport tell the TSA you've got a bomb in your purse. Loads of laughs.
“Or did Obama tell her to say that?”
My thoughts exactly.
“Cleanup on aisle three...”
Pretty sure she just lost her next election...
Don’t know about her, but while checking.
OBAMA is certainly guilty of TREASON.
Under Article III, Section 3, of the Constitution, any person who levies war against the United States or adheres to its enemies by giving them Aid and Comfort has committed treason within the meaning of the Constitution. The term aid and comfort refers to any act that manifests a betrayal of allegiance to the United States,
such as furnishing enemies with arms, troops, transportation, shelter, or classified information.
If a subversive act has any tendency to weaken the power of the United States to attack or resist its enemies, aid and comfort has been given.
Do the BATF and FBI know that they have committed TREASON.
You know, I have read on various liberals websites, that they suspected that a Republican would do such a thing. I always thought it was such a paranoid thing, such silliness. But now I see WHY they think Republicans might do it, because in their hearts, it is THEY who want to do such things. Such transference is really a hallmark of Liberalism.
Now the Rat governor says she was just joking, i.e., hyperbole. Yeah, right. She didn’t like the reaction to what she said. Can you say backpedaling?
This is satire, right?
She will be re elected at this time frame so she is trying to save her and Obama’s jobs.What a joke! As if she was not being voted out this will ensure it.
“She was on a few short lists to take TOTUSs spot should he pull an LBJ and back out of running in 2012...now shes dead meat, politically.”
Really? Then why would she publicly suggest this?
“This is satire, right? Or did Obama tell her to say that? Shes not smart enough to come up with it on her own.”
“Ive been wondering when a dimrat would suggest this and who would be the first. Ok, the ice has been broken.”
Art in Idaho:
Is this to get the idea out there so when Obama does it, it’s “for the good of the country?” Don’t even think about it. . .
Its a test maketing program designed by Axelrod
The Repubs (but not Conservatives) always underestimate the one talent the Dems have -— their goosestepping coordination of talking points and their selection of one or two useful idiots to set off a trial balloon to get an idea floating out there in the ether.
I can’t fathom that this idea originated from her. The stench of it too much like the Dems MO. She was told to put it out there.
Any Freepers from NC care to weigh in? Those were not “kidding” suggestions. Is your Gov so off the reservation? or has she proven to be an obedient goosestepper in the past?
The link to the Raleigh News & Observer now has this headline:
Perdue jokes about suspending Congressional elections for two years
Was that the original headline? Because now they have an UPDATE and a comment regarding a “late afternoon clarification.” -— AFTER Bed_Zeppelin posted the thread.
From the Raleigh News & Observer article:
“The comment — which came during a discussion of the economy — perked more than a few ears. It’s unclear whether Perdue, a Democrat, is serious — but her tone was level and she asked others to support her on the idea.”
Just how liberal has North Carolina become?
It’s time for the good people of NC to impeach this man.
Trial balloon up, up and away!
What is wrong with the shape of her mouth? Does she have a birth defect in addition to the obvious brain damage?
Hey CD, did you see this one yet?
Sugar Dumplin removing all doubt, in case anyone still had any, that she is dumber than a box of rocks and redder than NC clay.
It’s far more likely to be the “leftist” that shows basic poor development of judgment than anything to do with being female of a certain age.
If you read science fiction, all the post-apocalypse “life boat” scenarios count grandmothers and aunts as vital as breeding men, just under breeding age women and the children. That’s because grandmothers have skills to pass on, and are better known for assisting younger generations than for harm.
On the other hand, we have all the old men who can’t sit through more than an hour meeting due to their enlarged prostates.
The DNC convention will be in NC if Obama or a dem wins they cheated again with moveon.org putting 10 dollar an hour jobs in papers to drive people to the polls to tell them how to vote while they get a pack of smokes.
This person is advocating the overthrow of the government of the United States of America as provided by the Constitution of the United States.
She should be tried for treason, convicted, and then justly sentenced.
This gov is a clueless anti-American moron and should be tried, jailed and disgraced. “Joking”? She’s the feckless, loser joke.