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Teapublicans: Anarchists disguised as a political movement

I’ve had it with the Teapublicans.

That’s right, “Teapublican.” These operatives masquerading as a movement are the same anarchists who stormed the health care discussions, being disruptive as they yelled and screamed like piglets without a teat.

We’ve listened to the debate on whether to increase the nation’s debt limit, we’ve watched as newly seated Teapublican-branded congressmen stated explicitly that there will be “no compromise!” I don’t think these “Americans” have read a copy of the U.S. Constitution, though many Teapublicans are said to have a pocket-sized version in tow.

The American system of government is built on compromise – that’s why we have a House of Representatives that has constitutionally mandated two-year terms, and a Senate which has six-year terms.

The Founding Fathers knew that the lower house would be full of nuts filled with emotion. Peasants with pitchforks, these nuts would bring the immediate concerns of the people to the fore, and then the wiser Senate would “temper” the House of Representatives’ wild anger with elder statesmen’s behavior.

Despite what you have been told, we are a Representative Republic, not a pure Democracy. Why do you think we have the Electoral College that transforms your votes into ballots for a President, where a candidate with a clear majority of votes can lose an election? If you don’t believe me, ask “President” Al Gore.

Remember the Clinton impeachment process when the House voted to remove the president and the Senate failed to follow their lead? At that time House leader Newt Gingrich was having his own little extra marital affair while doggedly going after President Clinton.

If you look at the current lineup of Teapublicans, you see a list of destructive people and the message they bring to Washington is a message of pessimism, revolution and anarchy. The Teapublicans, if they got their way, would drive this American car off a cliff just to kill a bumblebee caught inside the drivers’ cabin.

July 28, 2011

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