Friday, October 27, 2006

Recommended Reading

My brain is tapped for ideas today. Instead I will send you faithfull over to Rolling Stone where a young writer by the name of Matt Tabbi has written one of the most telling articles on our US Congress called "The Worst Congress ever".

Here's a clip:

"There is very little that sums up the record of the U.S. Congress in the Bush years better than a half-mad boy-addict put in charge of a federal commission on child exploitation. After all, if a hairy-necked, raincoat-clad freak like Rep. Mark Foley can get himself named co-chairman of the House Caucus on Missing and Exploited Children, one can only wonder: What the hell else is going on in the corridors of Capitol Hill these days?"

"These past six years were more than just the most shameful, corrupt and incompetent period in the history of the American legislative branch. These were the years when the U.S. parliament became a historical punch line, a political obscenity on par with the court of Nero or Caligula -- a stable of thieves and perverts who committed crimes rolling out of bed in the morning and did their very best to turn the mighty American empire into a debt-laden, despotic backwater, a Burkina Faso with cable."

The rest of the story can be found HERE

1 comment:

Saladin said...

DEN, at least he got it right. Turning the US into a despotic backwater was done purposely, not by incompetence. These people did not rise to their station and accumulate so much wealth by incompetence. They are evil and calculating, murderous and treasonous. They are complicit in 9/11 which proves they will do absolutely anything to further their goals and maintain power. ANYTHING.