Meta-Blog

SEARCH QandO

Email:
Jon Henke
Bruce "McQ" McQuain
Dale Franks
Bryan Pick
Billy Hollis
Lance Paddock
MichaelW

BLOGROLL QandO

 
 
Recent Posts
The Ayers Resurrection Tour
Special Friends Get Special Breaks
One Hour
The Hope and Change Express - stalled in the slow lane
Michael Steele New RNC Chairman
Things that make you go "hmmmm"...
Oh yeah, that "rule of law" thing ...
Putting Dollar Signs in Front Of The AGW Hoax
Moving toward a 60 vote majority?
Do As I Say ....
 
 
QandO Newsroom

Newsroom Home Page

US News

US National News
Politics
Business
Science
Technology
Health
Entertainment
Sports
Opinion/Editorial

International News

Top World New
Iraq News
Mideast Conflict

Blogging

Blogpulse Daily Highlights
Daypop Top 40 Links

Regional

Regional News

Publications

News Publications

 
Capitol Follies
Posted by: Jon Henke on Tuesday, April 15, 2008

This is awesome on a number of levels.

There's the pictorial evidence that Senate Democrats - and people like Glenn Greenwald, who were mindlessly parroting their talking points - were misleading people about filibusters earlier this year.

There's the numeric evidence that Democrats are still trying to con people about filibusters.

It adds up to hilarity.

However, I have to take exception to the idea that there's something wrong with Harry Reid saying visitors to the Capitol building might smell badly after standing outside in the spring/summer heat. I never detected smelly tourists while working there, and I'm guessing I got a lot closer to more tourists than Harry Reid did. Although (insert joke about how the people who go to Democratic offices are smelly hippies, while the people who go to Republican offices smell like baseball and apple pie).

Still, Sen. Reid is right about the Capitol's unsuitability for tourists, including the lack of waiting and restroom facilities. I suggest we turn the large rooms on the 2nd floor at either end of the building into public bathrooms. They're already used for the same purpose by legislators.
 
TrackBacks
Return to Main Blog Page
 
 

Previous Comments to this Post 

Comments
including the lack of waiting and restroom facilities.
"I guess that’s why that one person pinched a loaf in a hallway, huh..."

"What do you mean, ’No restrooms’?? Congress is in there crapping on us all the time..."
 
Written By: Scott Jacobs
URL: http://
Oh lord....that’s up there with Barack Messiah not knowing how many states were in the Union.

Hilarity aside, they can s**k on it regards to complaining about filibusters, maybe I should just misremember about the deep regards they had for filibusters as a tool for not allowing the evil majority to steamroll the poor minority when THEY were doing it.

Suffer b*tches.
 
Written By: shark
URL: http://
I was watching one of the cable channels Monday night — Discovery or History Channel — and they had a show about sewers beneath Washington. (I think the show was called "Cities of the Underworld".) It turns out that the main sewer runs directly beneath the Capitol building.

It was so apropos.
 
Written By: Hoystory
URL: http://www.hoystory.com

 
Add Your Comment
  NOTICE: While we don't wish to censor your thoughts, we do blacklist certain terms of profanity or obscenity. This is not to muzzle you, but to ensure that the blog remains work-safe for our readers. If you wish to use profanity, simply insert asterisks (*) where the vowels usually go. Your meaning will still be clear, but our readers will be able to view the blog without worrying that content monitoring will get them in trouble when reading it.
Comments for this entry are closed.
Name:
Email:
URL:
HTML Tools:
Bold Italic Blockquote Hyperlink
Comment:
   
 
Vicious Capitalism

Divider

Buy Dale's Book!
Slackernomics by Dale Franks

Divider

Divider