How Many Tea Party Members to Screw in a Lightbulb?

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How many Tea Party Caucus members does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

Trick question. You have to deregulate utilities companies first, and then let the market decide a new standard for electricity. Then the electricity has to be sold by brokers. Also, the mandate for fluorescent lights needs to be repealed. Then and only then, will a Tea Party Caucus member have the maid change the light-bulb.

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How Many Tea Party Members to Screw in a Lightbulb?

Quick!

How many Tea Party Caucus members does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

Trick question. You have to deregulate utilities companies first, and then let the market decide a new standard for electricity. Then the electricity has to be sold by brokers. Also, the mandate for fluorescent lights needs to be repealed. Then and only then, will a Tea Party Caucus member have the maid change the light-bulb.

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Extortion Politics and the Federal Shutdown

Extortion Politics and the Federal Shutdown
Blackmail of Lady Liberty – A Political Satire - Stephen Paul West

The mighty United States of America brought to a halt by a zealous group with a narrow agenda of absolute control. Is this a plot for a new conspiracy movie? Is this the act of foreign terrorists?

No. Sigh… it is the act of Michele Bachmann and 49 others to extort the nation into obeying the edict of the Tea Party Caucus.

Good political satire is satisfying and exposing of naked truths. And, nothing is more naked than the ‘truths’ that Grover Norquist wants to teach the nation. He is simply using his favorite puppet – Michele Bachmann and the Tea Party as a smoke screen to punish us all.

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Extortion Politics and the Federal Shutdown

Extortion Politics and the Federal Shutdown
Blackmail of Lady Liberty – A Political Satire - Stephen Paul West

The mighty United States of America brought to a halt by a zealous group with a narrow agenda of absolute control. Is this a plot for a new conspiracy movie? Is this the act of foreign terrorists?

No. Sigh… it is the act of Michele Bachmann and 49 others to extort the nation into obeying the edict of the Tea Party Caucus.

Good political satire is satisfying and exposing of naked truths. And, nothing is more naked than the ‘truths’ that Grover Norquist wants to teach the nation. He is simply using his favorite puppet – Michele Bachmann and the Tea Party as a smoke screen to punish us all.

Continue reading