I'm glad some politicians recognize pork when they see it. Thumbs up for McClintock. It's a crying shame after Democrats made such a fuss about Katrina that they hold up help for Sandy victims by overloading the aid package with unrelated agendas. It has taken Obama seven times longer' than Bush did for Katrina victims for federal help. Obama hasn't created a budget in 4 years as prescribed by law and FEMA is almost out of funds. The Democrats screamed racist so I wonder if it is fair to call Democrats and Obama a racist now too.
Will those who live close to the ocean have to pay a FEE like us who live near the forest ?
I assume this means that when a fire/flood/etc. happens in your district, you would expect nothing--But wait, that's me and most of those I know do not agree with you!! I noticed the 14 of 17 Republicans in Florida also voted no, and that makes no sense either.
Seriously. You voted against helping fellow Americans. How about it I were your Fire Department and you called 911. Maybe I should call my Board and see where we can take funding so I can dispatch and fight your fire. Get over it!!!
It is reprehensible that politicians on both sides of the aisle attach pork to emotionally charged bills, then accuse those who vote no of not caring about innocent victims. Is anyone else tired of being manipulated in this way and why hasn't Congress passed a bill prohibiting unrelated riders and pork from being slipped at the last minute into spending bills?
Those DC politicians are making drunken sailors look like a bunch of LDS missionaries. I wonder what will happen when a catastrophic earthquake strikes LA of SF and the cost to rebuild is a cool trillion dollars.
No problem with helping the Sandy victims but hate that the bill had PORK attached - helping NASCAR, Hollywood etc. was not necessary!
I resent the Media saying Obama and Congress spend like drunken sailors.
I was a drunken sailor, and when I ran out of money I stopped spending.
Hey they had a wind storm and you want to pay more? Instead of using your mouth send them a check!!GOVERNMENT CAN HELP EVERYONE??? sheeples
What Mickey said.
Hey Tom! Voting no is great. Its big news because your no vote amounted to nothing?!? The bill still passed. Now when are you going to do something about those in DC violating the US Constitution?
Bacon,just heard his speech on the floor,way too go,loved it.:-):-)
I feel very deeply for those in the wake of Sandy. But the bleeding HAS to stop somewhere. I too cry foul when reprehisble spending is attched to emotional (heart string) "relief" money. Where is the national "relief" in this?
I'm glad to see that only two of all of the above think it's okay to spend $50 billion to do $30 billion worth of good.
I too, was a drunken 7th Fleet sailor back in the day. Hong Kong was the worst. We had a few First Class Petty Officers who would loan you $20 now for $25 back on the next payday, but I sobered up before then!
McClintock, you and Berryhill must believe you are above the law.
This is this biggest load of HYPOCRITICAL, GREEDY, POLITICAL * .
You BANK (literally) on the fact that the people who vote for you don't really question what you do, as long as you PRETEND to be good people. This isn't what people truly of faith are in line with.
This is disgusting and another reason this small group of nuts is going to ruin themselves.
House Republicans are the WORST in history.
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