- Congress shooting down gun registration legislation after deaths too many to count due to gun violence, yet wagging their tails and scurrying to do the bidding of big business and their cronies in state governments by quickly passing sales tax for Internet sales (at least in the Senate), even as small businesses scream about the difficulty of compliance.*
- Former Senator Jim DeMint, speaking to NPR, stated the other day that, to paraphrase, "Congress can't be trusted to keep their promises." I'd add to that, especially concerning social justice legislation for the middle class and the poor.
*As an addendum to point 1, it is my humble opinion that any politician who uses the nonsense excuse "Why pass this law when the criminals won't obey it" to block legislation should be fired on the spot.
For the President's and Senator Toomey's responses to the defeat of the gun registration legislation, see: http://jsbrookspresents.blogspot.com/2013/05/gun-registration-legislation-defeat.html It's quite telling.
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