Read time: 2 minutes

Just Like Tom Delay's Blues

Exiled from the Underworld GOP to Reverse Ethics Rule Blocking New DeLay Probe January Change Led Democrats to Shut Down Panel House Republican

GOP to Reverse Ethics Rule Blocking New DeLay Probe
January Change Led Democrats to Shut Down Panel

House Republican leaders, acknowledging that ethics disputes are taking a heavy toll on the party's image, decided yesterday to rescind a controversial rule change that led to the three-month shutdown of the ethics committee, according to officials who participated in the talks.
Dr. Frist's nuclear option is bombing; worldwide terrorism increased "sharply" last year but the State Department has let us know that it doesn't want us to know; Social Security likely will not be deformed by private accounts; there were NO WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION in Iraq (poor Charles Duelfer-- he's said it three times. Can he click his heels together and go home now?); Bush strolled hand-in-hand through the bluebonnets with Prince Abdullah but didn't get enough new oil to make his nose brown; our President doesn't believe in condoms, even as prophylactics, but takes a whore to the prom; nuclear option is bombing; worldwide terrorism increased "sharply" last year but the State Department has let us know that it doesn't want us to know; Social Security likely will not be deformed by private accounts; there were NO WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION in Iraq (poor Charles Duelfer-- he's said it three times. Can he click his heels together and go home now?); Bush strolled hand-in-hand through the bluebonnets with Prince Abdullah but didn't get enough new oil to make his nose brown; our President doesn't believe in condoms, even as prophylactics, but takes a whore to the prom; John Bolton looks about as good a nominee for high office as Bernie Kerik; and Harry Reid keeps kicking sand back into the bully's face (Daily Kos has muchmuchmore).

If George Lakoff's Strict Father/Nurturant Parent model holds, the nation's saying "Father doesn't know best." More to the point, the Democrats are taking the protection aspect of nurturant parent seriously. As Mr. Zimmerman said,

When you're lost in the rain in Juarez
And it's Eastertime too
And your gravity fails
And negativity don't pull you through
Don't put on any airs
When you're down on Rue Morgue Avenue
They got some hungry women there
And they really make a mess outa youJohn Bolton looks about as good a nominee for high office as Bernie Kerik; and Harry Reid keeps kicking sand back into the bully's face (Daily Kos has muchmuchmore). read on

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Comments

NOTE: We will be changing to a new commenting platform in the next couple of weeks. We will supply more details as we get closer to the change. We understand some users are having problems with comments loading and this will hopefully remedy that problem

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.