Thursday, March 6, 2014

We've had it up to here...

If you can't see where that is, hold your hand a foot over your head.  That's where we are at.  While we were thrilled with some of the election results, we were completely disgusted by others.  And sincerely question either those who voted (what a lame turnout, where are you people?!) or the legality of the election process.

We were going to let it slide, you win some, you lose some, but after reading an article about a vote held in Congress today, and then looking up "How they voted", we decided against it.  We even decided we might run for Congress.  WHO is with us?

Apparently a female Democrat championed this bill (we only point this out as some male Republicans even supported it - this means you have a bill for THE PEOPLE, not a party).  While we don't pretend to know all the in's and out's of it (you can read the bill here and see the vote) seems the main goal is to protect from sexual assault in the military.

From -
The measure would have removed military commanders from deciding whether most serious allegations of wrongdoing by their subordinates should be prosecuted.

Gillibrand, a New York Democrat, said the change was needed because bias can creep into the decisions of commanders and that has led to many sex assaults not being prosecuted.

So essentially by blocking this bill, we're telling those who protect us, we're not going to protect you.  And your commander gets to decide if anyone gets prosecuted.


Makes you want to run right out and enlist, no??

In our humble opinion, this is a no brainer, so one has to ask, WHY would Senator Cornyn be one of those "nays"?  And WHY would anyone have voted for him on Tuesday?  The numbers don't add up.

Anyone want to guess how our other Texas Senator voted?

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