Skip to comments.A twelve-step plan for Congress
Posted on 10/03/2011 7:56:56 PM PDT by Eagle911
More than a few observers last month remarked that raising taxes, and giving Congress even more money to spend, is akin to handing a bottle of whiskey to a habitual drunk. Theyre probably right and the comparison just might point in a helpful direction.
Tens of millions of addicts, helpless to reform themselves flying solo, have found sanity through twelve-step programs.
It may be time for the federal government to make the same discovery.
Sound silly? No sillier than letting the feds spend one-quarter of the nations gross domestic product with little to show for it.
Aided by an enabling chief executive, Congress is quite literally addicted to spending money mine and yours. Theyve even appointed a super committee with delusions of grandeur bigger than those of the worst I can stop any time I want alcoholic.
So why not introduce lawmakers to something that has a track record of sobering up more addicts than it fails?
Heres a modified twelve-step program that Congress should adopt:
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I have a ONE-step plan: it’s in my tagline.
“My name is Harry Reid, and I’m a taxaholic.”
“My name is Nancy Pelosi, and I’m a taxaholic.”
“My name is Maxine Waters, and I’m a taxaholic.”
“My name is Patty Murray, and I’m a taxaholic.”
“My name is Barney Frank, and I’m a taxaholic.”
I have a 12 Step Program of my own which will debut on November 6, 2012:
1. Wake up
2. Drink Coffee
3. Drink more coffee
4. Make and eat bacon and eggs to show my contempt for the food nazis
6. Get dressed
7. Assemble essentials like voter ID
8. Drive the car to the venue
9. Show ID and sign in @ the desk
10. Await my turn
11. Go to the kiosk
12. Vote out every incumbent on the list..that includes governors.
Amid all the humor this post will elicit there is more truth at its core than anything I have heard in regards to reforming Washington. Before any 12 step program has a chance the “habitual offender” must recognize their addiction. Perhaps, just perhaps, a thing like this could change ONE member of Congress. Who knows, it might “go viral” in DC. Brilliant piece of work Eagle911!