Monday, June 25, 2007

Red State Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa

Grassley on Civil Rights
Voted YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage.
Voted NO on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes.
Voted NO on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation.

Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage.

Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation.

Rated 20% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record.

Grassley on Health Care
Voted YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000.
Voted NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics.
Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare drugs.
Voted NO on allowing patients to sue for punitive damages.
Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record.

Senator Grassley, You Magnificent Bastard!
by Bob Cesca
Senator Chuck Grassley, you magnificent bastard, you and your cohorts make it way too easy to smack you about the bulbous forehead with the mighty hypocrite stick.

Senator Grassley voted NO on repealing government subsidies for corporations who eliminate American jobs in favor of foreign outsourcing. In other words, he voted to continue giving free money to corporations as a reward for hiring overseas employees instead of American ones. To put it a third way: Senator Grassley, in a sense, is paying American corporations to discriminate against American workers based on their nationality and, by proxy, their desire to earn a decent wage. To put it a fourth way: you're paying to lose your own job. To put it a fifth way: Fucked. Up.

And it gets worse.

When you lose your job to overseas outsourcing, Senator Grassley helped to make your life a further waking nightmare by voting YES on the Bankruptcy Law. But I suppose he figures since you're out of work already, you'll have plenty of time for your federally mandated credit counseling sessions. On the bright side, you'll be home in time to watch all those credit card commercials during another one of Hannity's live telecasts from the Mexican border. Read more ...


Blogger kc said...

And people complain about the south . . .

10:34 AM  

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