he yells 'Hey'
at folks fishing --
empty beer cans
Recently, we read the following:
"The GOP congressman from
"Rep. Joe Wilson shocked many observers Wednesday night when he shouted, 'You lie!' after the president denied that health care legislation would provide free coverage for illegal immigrants…
"A CNN review of the Congressional Research Service report found that the health care legislation does address illegal immigrants. It says that noncitizens who can be considered 'resident aliens' under tax law, which doesn't distinguish between legal and illegal immigrants, would be required to buy health insurance.
"Yet the proposal clearly says that federal subsidies would go only to
And we thought:
…Republican Joe Wilson (S.C.) says his heckling was “spontaneous.” It doesn’t make his behavior less rude though. It just confirms what some have characterized as a lack of good breeding. Or maybe, he was just drunk.
What about Republican Wilson’s claim that Obama lied when the latter denied that health care legislation would provide free coverage for illegal immigrants? In fact, the Congressional Research Service, which
Who’s actually lying then? At the least the American people deserve representatives who are intellectually honest. Laws shouldn’t be built on a foundation of lies. Opposition to proposed laws should not be based on distortions of positions and facts. Or outright lies. Or drunken outbursts...