Monday, June 15, 2015

Republican Hypocrites

The Obama trade bill hasn't had quite as much hype as Obamacare did, but it comes close.  The stand out about Obamacare is Nancy Pelosi gurggling about how wonderful it was that it passed because we could now find out what's in it.

To their credit the Republicans didn't vote for it.  What happened to that sense of integrity?  Nothing because there was none.

Now the shoe is on the other foot.  While with Obamacare the Democrats wanted it as a step closer to a one payer system.  It had nothing to to with the well being of Americans and everything to do with a political agenda.  If not then the promises blatantly made wouldn't have been false.

Now it's the Republicans turn.  Big business really really wants the trade bill even though it has been shown that middle class jobs will be lost. The devil, as usual, is in the details and that's why the likes of Mr. Integrity, Paul Ryan, is saying no one shall read it until it's passed.  Why is that?  What's in it ?

What ever happened to having legislation put on line so the American public, as well as Congress itself, has time to read it and digest it?

Personally I wouldn't give this President the power to negotiate anything considering his track record, but that's beside the point.  The point is that when it comes to specific interests which will benefit a party all bets are off.  The lack of integrity is interchangeable.  What's good for Americans?  Who?  Oh.  Us.  We who have no voice.  Same game, different faces.  Same outcome.  Lovely.

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