Lately, I've been receiving a tiresome number of phone calls from "my" (hell, no!) congressman, John Adler (D), NJ Third District. I'm charmed by the fact that he takes the trouble to call me, he's such an affectionate little weasel. Of course, I do slam the phone down immediately, but not before I yell, "F--- you."
Did I vote in the last congressional election? Certainly not. My walking companion and neighbor was shocked to the core when I told her I had no intention of voting. I don't believe in the two-party system and I sure as hell don't believe in John Adler. Here's what the creepy whore master has to say about our continuing slaughter of other human beings:
"John is very proud of our servicemembers who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Once our servicemembers have completed their missions, he believes it is time to safely bring our troops home. He appreciates the hard work and sacrifices our men and women in uniform have made to establish a foundation that we can diplomatically and politically build on to work towards peace in these unstable nations...."
Well, what is the mission John so soulfully encourages our "servicemembers" (since when is that one word?) to complete? Can anybody spell it out? What, exactly, does the completion of "the mission" look like? Any takers? Just let me know, because I've never been able to understand it. And note the incredible arrogance of assuming it's up to us to "work toward peace"--hey, maybe for starters, we could quit killing people "in these unstable nations." Gee, how come they're so unstable? Just because they have have an invading army trampling on them for years shouldn't lead to instability.
Here's another gem from John Boy's odious site: "John strongly supports continuing to fight terrorist networks in the Middle East and around the world. In a post-9/11 world, it is important that the United States has the resources and tools necessary to combat terrorism through intelligence and military operations." Omigod! Exceptionalism is alive and well in good ol' New Jersey! John is nothing if not an enthusiastic supporter of "military operations." Of course, "intelligence" and other activities are important, too--including, I'm willing to bet, a little torture there, a little rendition here; I've never noticed that John objects to either.And here's the kicker: To my knowledge, virtually all our elected "representatives" are more like Adler than not.
And you think I should vote? Don't be funny.
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