The truly irritating thing about recent DC Democratic Party peevish, immature pettiness—the odious Feinstein complaining she wasn’t consulted, the pathetic quisling Reid suddenly discovering bravery in obstructing a Democrat, the scurrilous, furtively blue Hoyer spitting out he doesn’t work for Obama—isn’t the disgusting spectacle of human souls who cannot mature beyond high school-level social posturing, it’s the utter predictability of it all, how retrograde of past failure it all is. Change is here, yeah.Congress doesn't believe there could be a message from voters that they should consider. Their main concerns are
[ ... ]
Hope is a great thing, perhaps the greatest of things, so wrote Stephen King in the short story Shawsank Redemption. The people of America worked extremely hard to bring change about in this last election but apparently Congress hasn’t got the message. Please publish a legislative priority calendar and don’t ever talk about our issues as triage again, our people and their problems aren’t going to undergo a slow death of neglect.
- their salaries and perks
- keeping regular citizens from benefiting from living in what was once the richest and most powerful country in the world
- what the corporate media says about them
- how groveling they will have to be to that same media
- how rich or richer they can become
- how to imply what's expected and say nothing
- how to avoid responsibility and blame.
... and why we put up with it?