Colbert on the Other 1%

Sorry, sportsfans, but I gave at the office (and at the Naval Hospital). I hear you knocking, but you can’t come in. Roll tape, 

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Active Duty Military too? Any other ideas? Well—I definitely support this message. And this one, which points out the fact that laws against “Insider Trading” don’t apply to members of Congress. In case you think that is a Slate Magazine smear campaign, Brett Arends of the Wall Street Journal will set you straight.

And here’s another idea worth trying. Sure, it’s a relatively small payroll, but if we have to tighten our belts, what better place to start than inside the Beltway? A Congressional pay cut makes more sense to me.

Refreshing to see that we need an empowered Super Committee to work all this stuff out for us, huh? What’s next? Running America like a corporation with a handful of hand picked “Yes People?” That’s worked well for shareholders of corporations. Oh wait. That’s how we got here in the first place.

Sic semper tyrannis.

Time for a Flashback Post. Thoughts on the Economy: Catholic, and Not.

  • http://www.hermitofbardstown.com Stephen Taylor

    Frank, you’re one fine, fine blogger. I’m proud of you.

  • Frank Weathers

    Pray for me, brother.

  • Jen

    For a jarhead, you’re pretty smart! :) HOOAH! All teasing aside, you and my husband would get along great.

    Anyone who votes in favor of these veteran’s cuts must be sent packing. I’d say send ‘em to Afghanistan, but I don’t want to jeopardize our troops.

    • Frank Weathers

      I approve of that message.

  • http://www.bede.org Stefanie

    Right on, Frank! As a wife of a vet…and as an RCIA teacher of a disabled vet (who was just received into the Catholic Church on Saturday and had his Confirmation today — given by our bishop, no less), thank you for sharing Colbert’s Word with us. Colbert is the Will Rogers of the 21st century as far as I’m concerned.


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