Monday, August 23, 2010

America's Wackiest Congressman

By Abram N. Spanel

New Jersey is home to the undisputed wackiest US Representative. One of Rush Holt's (D-NJ, 12th District) fetishes revolves around toilets. Holt is so infatuated with toilets that he insisted on locating his district office across the street from a store that sells toilets and bath supplies. Bath's Etc's floor to ceiling windows allow Holt to ogle toilets on his way to and from his office. Here are some of the programs that he has championed at great taxpayer expense:

Voted to squander $462,000 to replace toilets National Forest in Missouri.

Voted to waste $11.3 million on bathroom renovation at Somerville Lake, Texas.

Voted to spend taxpayer money to splurge $200,000 for restroom and showers at Black Butte Lake, California.

The Miller-Holt legislation calls for water conservation by incentivizing the purchase of toilet fixtures and low water pressure showers.

He pushed for legislation that would require that restrooms in public buildings be equipped with baby changing facilities.

At an annualized cost of $96 million, he supported a bill to expand the research, prevention, and awareness activities with respect to inflammatory bowel disease.

While he never tires of telling us about his being a physicist, Rush Holt's priorities more reflect those of a space cadet. The residents of New Jersey would be well served by defeating him in the election of 2010.

13 comments:

They all MUST go said...

he's very thankfully for us all, HISTORY on Nov. 2nd: Siprelle's doing fine and will be a welcome voice of reason!!

Anonymous said...

Was Holt's preoccupation with toilets commonly known? Truly wacky. Is it the genesis of the "Flush Holt" slogan I've heard people using?

Anonymous said...

When you're so full of $hit as Holt is, it's normal to be worried about toilets

Mark said...

No surprise this elitist excrement supports legislation regarding toilet plumbing. Like a duck to water.

Anonymous said...

It's time to flush Rush!

ambrosiajr said...

You failed to mention that these were water conservation bills designed to not only save water, but to reduce the cost to consumers and the government alike. It also saves energy as the water has to be treated, and/or heated and delivered. Too bad you think that saving some 5.4 billion gallons of water every day over the 36 states that some of these measures cover is "wacky". I think its smart to save water and money.

Art, this is getting as bad as Fox News with bias. Also, how do you let someone post up these things without proper backup shown? Anyone can make up shit. (pun intended)

Kathy Baratta said...

Blogger ambrosiajr said...

You failed to mention that these were water conservation bills designed to not only save water, but to reduce the cost to consumers and the government alike. It also saves energy as the water has to be treated, and/or heated and delivered. Too bad you think that saving some 5.4 billion gallons of water every day over the 36 states that some of these measures cover is "wacky". I think its smart to save water and money.

Art, this is getting as bad as Fox News with bias. Also, how do you let someone post up these things without proper backup shown? Anyone can make up shit. (pun intended)

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 8:19:00 AM
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What she said!

Art,

This should have been beneath you but it did bring out all the mental patients off their meds (or cross-medicating) who keep this site running.

If this is any indication of just how low your regulars are then I suppose I must take my leave permanently.

As you well know, you are judged by the company you keep and you have just sunk to an all-time low by posting such a ridiculous screed.

KB

Mark said...

Oh excuse us KB, should we refer to you as "your highness" being that you are above the rest of the unwashed masses? You must be a Holt supporter as you share his arrogant, elitist I am better than thou attitude.
I am sure Art included this piece as some levity in the campaigns. I guess at your "high mental altitude" you missed the tongue in cheek nature of the ground dwellers.

Kathy Baratta said...

"Your Highness" will do.

Thank you. As you were,

KB

Art Gallagher said...

Kathy Baratta said...

12:13 PM

If this is any indication of just how low your regulars are then I suppose I must take my leave permanently.

12:59 PM

"Your Highness" will do.

Thank you. As you were,

KB


I knew you wouldn't leave me. I'm maddening but irresistible.

Kathy Baratta said...

Art,

I blush. I think we're evolving into Carville-Matalin territory here. People will talk.

In Vino Veritas. What DID YOU have for lunch?

KB

P.S.(You gotta get some emoticons here).

Art Gallagher said...

I blush.

You ain't seen nothing yet.

I think we're evolving into Carville-Matalin territory here.

You think you can love TWO Republicans?

Only a liberal would even consider it.

People will talk.

Let's hope so! That will drive up traffic and keep my advertisers happy!

In Vino Veritas. What DID YOU have for lunch?

Leaving for lunch as soon as I push up this comment

P.S.(You gotta get some emoticons here).

I'll see what I can do on the new site that launches on Sept 7.

Anonymous said...

This story is a piece of sh-t. You people are really desperate.
Thank God for Ambrosiajr and KB who expose this nonsense for what it is.
CRAP!!!