What’s the difference between Republicans in Congress and Al Quaeda?
Al Qaeda is honest about wanting to destroy America.
In the corporate world, if you are a Corporate Officer – you have a fiduciary and legal responsibility to work for the benefit of the corporation and it’s shareholders. You get caught boffing the sweet thing from cubicle 3b atop one of the copiers by the corporate tour group… You are probably unemployed (Unless you are one of Wall Street’s “Golden boys”)…
If you are a cop – you have a duty not only to uphold the law, but to behave lawfully yourself. You get caught stuffing cash into your underwear during a drug bust – you are looking at joining the “busted” in an orange jumpsuit.
You’re a Doctor – murdering patients will get you a room next to the cash stealing cop.
Even though lawyers are famous for shenanigans and splitting legal hairs… You break your oath as a Officer of the Court – and you tend to need to find a new place to practice law.
So… Every one of these Congressmen and Senators swore an oath –
I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me God.
This is Treason –
Senate Republicans are signing a letter pledging to block nearly all Democratic-backed legislation—outside of tax cuts and spending measures—during the lame-duck Congressional session, the AP reports. If they follow through, it would spell disaster for the Dems’ fight against Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and their efforts to offer legal status to illegal immigrants who go to college or join the military.
These clowns took an oath of office to “bear true faith and allegiance” to the Constitution. That in no way binds them to agree with the other Party – but it does bind them to work towards the common good. Purposely, and intentionally disrupting the Constitutional functions of the American Government in a plot to prevent the Government from functioning …