You knew it had to happen soon, my venting political side just had to raise its head on this one. In a 56-43 vote earlier today Senate Democrats failed to stop a Republican filibuster on the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act, the first time since 1952 that the bill failed to pass. Now the lockstep nazified Republicans will tell you that it wasn’t because of the amendment that would have repealed ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ but rather a matter of Senate procedure. I honestly can’t believe they can stand there and say with a straight face that it was a matter of Senate procedure. What bullshit.
I cant even say that it was that it was done to once again punish President Obama because the man has been strangely quiet on the issue. So much for campaign promises. Thankfully Vice President Joe Biden tries to keep his. So that leaves only a couple of options. Either the Republicans truly hate gays or they have all been drinking that tea flavored kool aid in the backroom.
I just wanted to write something quick so ill just say one more thing. One day these 43 Senators will have their final hour and when they do I hope each and every one of them can look themselves in the mirror and make peace with themselves. Tell themselves they truly voted their conscience and didn't hold the entire US Military hostage to their damn ignorance and fears. Than I hope they have a fun hot ride down the escalator ....
Alexander (R-TN), Barrasso (R-WY), Bennett (R-UT), Bond (R-MO), Brown (R-MA), Brownback (R-KS), Bunning(R-KY), Burr (R-NC), Chambliss (R-GA), Coburn (R-OK), Cochran (R-MS), Collins (R-ME), Corker (R-TN), Cornyn (R-TX), Crapo (R-ID), DeMint (R-SC), Ensign (R-NV), Enzi (R-WY), Graham (R-SC). Grassley (R-IA), Gregg (R-NH), Hatch (R-UT), Hutchison (R-TX), Inhofe (R-OK), Isakson (R-GA), Johanns (R-NE), Kyl (R-AZ), LeMieux (R-FL), Lincoln (D-AR), Lugar (R-IN), McCain (R-AZ), McConnell (R-KY), Pryor (D-AR), Reid (D-NV), Risch (R-ID), Roberts (R-KS), Sessions (R-AL), Shelby (R-AL), Snowe (R-ME), Thune (R-SD), Vitter (R-LA), Voinovich (R-OH), Wicker (R-MS)
And a special salute to one tard who couldn’t even vote. Sorry you lost in your primary to a wingnut but jesus do your job! Than I guess Alaskan politicians tend not to finish what they start. Murkowski (R-AK)
I'll finish with my fav tweet of the day which says it all,
@Shoq Dear Republican Party: Fuck you