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GOP should look in mirror over hypocrisy

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Republican supporters say if Democrats are going to call them stupid and hypocrites, they should have their facts right. Well, here are a few examples.

First, at least 116 Republican governors, U.S. senators and U.S. representatives were against President Barack Obama’s recovery act, while simultaneously requesting funds to create jobs in their districts and taking credit for projects at ribbon-cutting ceremonies.

Another example? The Senate recently voted 62-36 to give disaster relief to the Hurricane Sandy relief fund. The 36 “no” votes were all Republican. Thirty-one of those votes came from Republicans who had requested disaster relief in past years. In 2005, the Senate vote on Katrina relief was 97-0.

One more? The Republican-controlled House of Representatives, contrary to then-U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s request last year for increased embassy security funding, gave $300 million less than the State Department asked for, which included embassy security.

As for my claim that Republicans are stupid, let me quote Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who has emerged as a vocal critic of his own party since the November election. Jindal told the Republican National Committee’s meeting in Charlotte, N.C., last month that it needed to “stop being the stupid party.”

Robert La Rosa


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Lou from Bayside says:
Amato,Zizelis and Now LaRosa! The three stooges who weekly have their sophmoric junk pieces published by this pathetic weekly. Democrat/Republican, there is no difference, they are one and the same , all bought and paid for by corporate interests ie: Goldman Sachs et al. Only idiots still believe there to be any difference. Your wonderful democrats led by the Kenyan with the fake social security from Connecticut have recently stockpiled billions of rounds of ammunition for "domestic use". They are overseeing the destruction of our way of life and they know when the bottom falls out that they will be going to war against the American people. LaRosa you are living in the past ,your continued belief in the sham left /right paradigm is pathetic!
Feb. 18, 2013, 6:28 pm
Lou from Bayside says:
Our dear leader, the Kenyan with the fake social security number from Connecticut tells us we need to sacrifice and cut back while he flys to florida at our expense to golf with his close friend Reggie love , how's that for hypocrisy!
Feb. 19, 2013, 9:41 pm
Lou from Bayside says:
THe democratic controlled government want to restrict gun ownership yet the government has purchased 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition to be used for domestic use against the American people. Hows that for hypocrisy!
Feb. 20, 2013, 7:45 am
Lou from Bayside says:
Democrats claim to be the party of choice for the disadvantaged , the downtrodden, those that cant defend themselves! Yet they are the most ardent supporters of infanticide through abortion! Hows that for hypocrisy!
Feb. 20, 2013, 10:24 am

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