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House Votes to Give Middle Finger to Pentagon Missile Defense Strategy

The House of Representatives thrust 299 irate middle fingers into the air in response to military leaders’ claim that the United States does not need yet another missile interceptor site with a vote Friday in favor of authorizing $100 million to start planning for an East Coast missile defense system that U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command General Charles Jacoby has spoken of with such ringing endorsements as, “Today’s threats do not require an East Coast missile field and we do not have plans to do so.” Yes, well. Either Congress will spend this money on plotting a multibillion-dollar dream force field against Iran’s imaginary long-range missile arsenal, or some silly children can have their dirty food stamps. “And no one wants that!” thundered all the puffy middle fingers in a voice filled with pique, meaning the food stamps. Read more on House Votes to Give Middle Finger to Pentagon Missile Defense Strategy…
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House Votes to Fight Chinese Spying on Americans With American Spying on Americans

The House of Representatives gave a thundering seal of approval on Thursday to a delightful American version of a News of the World-style private information-stealing initiative except that because it is the American version, it must be bigger and more hairy and makes it particularly not illegal for armies of nosy trolls to collect and search warrant-free through private Internet communications as long as the troll is seated at a computer located in a federal agency office building. The bill, CISPA, is being sold by its bipartisan sponsors with the usual doses of constipated hollering about Chinese spying, which it proposes to solve in part by authorizing mass U.S. spying, on its own citizens. Read more on House Votes to Fight Chinese Spying on Americans With American Spying on Americans…
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House GOP Earning Salary Today Worrying About Strip Clubs

Oh how thoughtful, House Republicans are bringing to the floor today a bill to close some kind of sexy-sounding “strip-club loophole” in what, campaign spending disclosure rules or something? No? NO. Oh right, it’s a bill meant to stop all the silly misbehaving poors from spending their welfare money at strip clubs. No wonder they aren’t out getting jobs! Please, bill sponsor Rep. Charles Boustany Jr., tell us more about this terrifying epidemic of taxpayer waste! Read more on House GOP Earning Salary Today Worrying About Strip Clubs…