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Originally posted by Vitchilo
Originally posted by neo96
reply to post by Vitchilo
and if your saying something nefarious is going on who am i to say otherwise.
I'm not saying something nefarious is going on, but Israel is paying that trip... which is a bribe.
Congress people should be in their districts in the US, talking to their people. They shouldn't be in vacation, not when the US economy is going down the drain, the world economy is going down the drain and there's 2+ wars going on.
Originally posted by dawnstar
55 are Republicans and 26 are Democrats
55 "Oh we are in a deep financial crisis, oh, we've got to do something, let's cut the entitlement programs, oh, we've got to balance the budget" republicans?? really, they are hopping onto their taxpayer funded private jets and running off to Isreal to stay at the finest hotels and eat at the finest resturants, on the taxpayer dime....
and 26 "Oh, the seniors won't be getting their checks!!! The troops won't be getting paid" dems???
wonder if those jets are piloted by military pilots?? if so, could our president order those pilots to bring those planes home and strand those nice "The sky is falling!!" ....but not till after I take another around the world trip!!!" congressmen??
no wonder they finally found a compromise, they ALL wanted to borrow more money to fly around on their private planes!!! wonder where the rest of the polywogs flew off to???
my bad.....it wasn't DIRECTLY FUNDED through taxpayers......just indirectly!! still stinks to high heaven!!
our economy is tanking and they are out being courted for more taxpayer money!!!
[color=limegreen]Not all those going on these trips are enthusiastic. The wife of one congressman who made a similar trip some years ago said that she and her husband had never been exposed to such pressure in all their lives. She said that at one point on their trip, her husband — a normally extremely tough man — was curled up in a fetal position.