Inconvenient News,
       by smintheus

Monday, June 19, 2006

  Republicans have no plans

Republicans in Congress have no plans to stand up to George W. Bush. Republicans in Congress have no plans to fix the damage he's done. Republicans have no plans to balance the budget or recover the money stolen and squandered under Bush. Republicans have no plans to take responsibility for the mess we're in. Republicans have no plans to hold anybody accountable. Republicans have no plan to move the country forward, to improve our lives, or heal the divisions they've sown. Republicans have no plan; they have only empty rhetoric.


Republicans have no plans to bring our troops home. Republicans in Congress have no plans to end the bloodshed. They have no plans to rebuild what has been destroyed; to investigate the billions that went missing in Iraq; to restore an army stretched to the breaking point. Republicans have no plans to fund Veterans' care adequately. Republicans have no plans.


Republicans have no plans to send their own children to fight in Iraq. Oh no. Republicans in Congress have no plans to look into why we invaded Iraq in the first place.

Republicans have no plan to fund Social Security. Republicans have no plans to stop spending money we don't have, giving away taxes we need, borrowing against a debt we soon won't be able to repay. Republicans in Congress have no plans to recover unpaid royalties from oil companies. Republicans have no plans to start governing responsibly.


Republicans in Congress have no plans to provide good jobs at decent wages for working Americans. Republicans have no plans to permit oversight of corporate thieves and polluters. Republicans have no plans to prevent war profiteering. Republicans in Congress have no plans to let anything come between them and their wealthy donors. They have no plans to investigate corruption or uphold basic ethical standards. None whatever.


Republicans have no plans to exercise oversight of the Executive Branch. Republicans in Congress have no plans to roll back abuses of power. They have no plans to put a stop to torture in the name of the United States. Republicans in Congress have no plans to demand that the President uphold the laws that he signs. Republicans have no plans to defend the Constitution from fellow Republicans.


They have no plans to fix the health care crisis. They have no plans to encourage conservation of resources, to develop renewable energy sources, or support innovation. Republicans have no plans to defend science from the attacks of fundamentalists. Republicans in Congress have no plans to stand up to their extremist base.


Republicans have no plans to restore a healthy balance of trade with China. Republicans have no plan to relieve the "birth tax" falling upon the young because of ballooning deficits. Republicans in Congress have no plans to keep their noses out of your private affairs.


Republicans in Congress have no plans to restore limited government, fiscal responsibility, and respect for the citizen's liberties.


Republicans have no plans to make their words conform to their deeds.


Now, who says Democrats have no plans?

Crossposted at Daily Kos

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