Skip to comments.PRUDEN: The tall talker and the old geezers
Posted on 03/08/2013 5:57:50 AM PST by COBOL2Java
Talking is the national sport in Washington. For the old geezers in Congress, its more fun than watching baseball, complaining about the weather or remembering sex.
Nobody drones on like a U.S. senator and nobody loves the sound of his raspy voice like a U.S. senator. Rand Paul, the freshman from Kentucky who stars in the bad dreams of every Republican geezer in town, talked for almost 13 hours on the Senate floor this week to delay a confirmation vote on John O. Brennan as director of the CIA, and earned only the scorn of the geezers.
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On the same note, when I lived in Mississippi, I never cast a vote for Trent Lott or Thad Cochran.
When I lived in Colorado, I proudly cast votes for Hank Brown, Wayne Allard, Ben Campbell, Bill Armstrong and several others.
Grump Old Goats
Its not the sharks who trouble the waters in Washington, but the minnows who nibble good men to death.
The geezers know better, but its easier, quieter, and more refined to do nothing. When Mr. Paul, over the top or not, stood up to demand answers to some of the questions the geezers themselves raised, he was ridiculed and told, like an irritable child, to calm down. Geezers think their role is to pour oil over troubled waters, when they should be striking a match.
Lol, what a great line. I like the fact that this isn't some sudden thing for Rand Paul.
For a long time now, he's been riding Revere on obama's "riding dirty" with the American peeeple and Rand Paul has been one of the few in government and the republican party to do so.