Thursday, December 10, 2009

It's that time of year.

When right wing warriors go off in search of a war.

And surprisingly, they've discovered the War on Christmas.


So, what do the brave men and women of the GOP do? They write this resolution. This'll show those secular bastards who want to ban Santa, kick elves in the crotch and piss in everyone's eggnog.

I wish I was making this up, but here's their resolution:

Whereas Christmas is a national holiday celebrated on December 25; and Whereas the Framers intended that the First Amendment of the Constitution, in prohibiting the establishment of religion, would not prohibit any mention of
religion or reference to God in civic dialog: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives—

(1) recognizes the importance of the symbols and traditions of Christmas;
(2) strongly disapproves of attempts to ban references to Christmas; and
(3) expresses support for the use of these symbols and traditions by those who celebrate Christmas.
Goddamn, that takes courage. It's enough to make a strong man weep.

This is John Boehner, House Minority Leader, getting all weepy over the defense of misteltoe and holly. And just 6 weekes ago, Weeping John said this about "symbolic" reolutions:

"These are your hard-earned tax dollars at work: with millions of Americans looking for jobs and the nation's unemployment rate nearing 10 percent, the U.S. House of Representatives today will take up a grand total of four non-controversial ... bills. Four. It's unacceptable for Congress to take it easy at a time when out-of-work families struggling to make ends meet are asking 'where are the jobs?"

But it's a war out there. So passing a resolution saying you're all for Christmas is breathtakingly brave. That is, if you don't count the fact that all those heathen soldiers on the other side are just stick figures stuffed with straw.

Go get 'em, GOP.


Gerard Saylor said...

I love hypocrisy.

Beneath the Carolina Moon said...

"I love hypocrisy." Then you belong in congress! Pick a party, any party! Those people become like movie stars. They don't live in the real world, and they don't even recognize it. Look at the differences between Nancy Pelosi and Sarah Palin. One is a a grinning, self centered bitch, and the other is a... oh I can't remember which is which. Never mind.


David Terrenoire said...

Very nice, Dread. Very nice. I'm happy you're still with us.

Beneath the Carolina Moon said...

I know it's not PC, but Merry Christmas!