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Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Oh Yeah. This Is Much More Important

Remember a few weeks ago all those powerful Democrats who were complaining that Republicans were distracting us from, and delaying the important work demanded by the American people by pushing a vote on a flag burning amendment and on a gay marriage ban? The nerve of those Republicans.

So what are those vital issues the American people are clamoring for Congress to address? Well, one, it turns out, is the dead issue of the minimum wage and the other involves medical research that, to date, hasn't cured one person or prevented one disease:
Senate Approves a Stem-Cell Bill; Veto Is Expected
By Carl Hulse, The New York Times

WASHINGTON, July 18 — Following two days of often personal debate, the Senate defied a veto threat by President Bush on Tuesday and approved legislation that would expand federal support of medical research using embryonic stem cells. (
If the stem cell bill isn't a waste of time because it may ultimately result in zilch, it's a frivolous use of the American peoples' time because the President has promised to veto it. So the bill is guaranteed to go nowhere.

Expect them to bring up Abu Ghraib next ...