Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Anger rises

I am not condoning rudeness and abusive confrontation tactics.

I do understand the anger, concerns and frustrations however.

Perhaps Senator, the rudeness and anger, is due to passing stimulus packages with over 3000 earmarks having nothing to do with economic stimulus, passing legislation after not reading them or knowing the economic impact, to trying to double down on getting plush private jets Congressional use, among others?

Lawmakers face angry crowds on health care

LEBANON, Pa. – Jeers and taunts drowned out Democrats calling for a health care overhaul at town halls Tuesday, and one lawmaker said a swastika was spray-painted at his office as debate turned to noisy confrontation over President Barack Obama's plan. The president himself was treated more respectfully.

"You'll be gone, by God the bureaucrats will still be here," one man told Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., at a town hall in Lebanon, Pa.

"If they don't let us vent our frustrations out, they will have a revolution," Mary Ann Fieser of Hillsboro, Mo., told Sen. Claire McCaskill at her Missouri health care forum.

McCaskill admonished the rowdy crowd of some 1,500.

"I don't understand this rudeness," she said. "I honestly don't get it."

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