Monday, February 9, 2009

Senator, Grow a Spine

by Les James

No humor today. Today I rant. 

I had lost all hope that I would ever see change in the one party system, we as a people, have voted into office.  What a surprise when the Congressional Republicans actually stood-up, and unanimously, voted against the massive liberal feeding frenzy that is the "stimulus" package.

OK, Republican Senators, it's your turn. The vast majority (like 99%) of those who voted for you, are holding their breaths, waiting to see if you have the spines to do what is right, as opposed to what is politically expedient.

Trying to cross the aisle will only be perceived by the left as weakness, and weakness is to be ridiculed and exploited.  Cliche as it may seem, it's still always better to be respected than liked. Especially when you want to be liked by people who despise you. Earn the Democrats' respect like a thief respects a home owner with a loaded gun.

Your loyalty should be to the values you told us you had when you ran for office. I could care less if my representatives like me. I want them to respect the promises they made to me.

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RT said...

I'm so disappointed in our so-called leadership (not necessarily a new feeling on my part) that I just tune it out, now. They will not listen to us. They will just destroy this country.

Les James said...

Maybe. I'd like to think that those of us who have a tiny bit of the web, have a voice that is heard just a little further than it would normally be. I don't know if anything I have to say ever has an impact but I'll keep on writing. This is my hope and change.

Snigglefrits said...

You keep writing Les, I'll keep reading and pointing others to do the same.

Les James said...

Screw it. It's all selfish rantings, bent on producing a self induced cathartic response. It's all about me!Me!Me! [drools and staggers off to get another fifth and a jelly filled donut]

Snigglefrits said...

I happen to like you, YOU! YOU! though. So please, rant on. :)