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Forum Post: Members of Congress to Like or Dislike --- You Choose

Posted 12 years ago on Nov. 29, 2011, 5:47 p.m. EST by aahpat (1407)
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I am personally of the opinion that any current member of Congress who, in 1999, voted to REPEAL Glass-Steagall should be ineligible for re-election. So I have posted a compilation of those current members of Congress for people to share with their friends and neighbors.

The Congress That Crashed America http://home.ptd.net/~aahpat/aandc/congcrash.html

Additionally, others have posted the links for the Congressional Progressive Caucus as a list of members of Congress that OWS supporters could feel a greater affinity with. I would also add the Congressional Black Caucus. Except for those members of the Progressive Caucus and Black Caucus who, in 1999, voted to repeal Glass-Steagall. These dangerously stupid people have no business being in Congress.

Members of the Progressive Caucus who voted for repeal of Glass-Steagall:

Congressional Progressive Caucus http://cpc.grijalva.house.gov/

Sheila Jackson-Lee

Xavier Becerra

Earl Blumenauer

Corrine Brown

Andre Carson

Elijah Cummings

Rosa DeLauro

Sam Farr

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Carolyn Maloney

James McGovern

Jim Moran

Jerrold Nadler

John Olver

Frank Pallone

Ed Pastor

Charles Rangel

Louise Slaughter

Bennie Thompson

Mel Watt

BLACK CAUCUS http://cpc.grijalva.house.gov/

Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]

Corrine Brown

Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]

Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]

Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]

Sheila Jackson-Lee

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-6]

Charles Rangel

Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]

Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]

Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10]



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[-] 2 points by bigalxc0220 (9) 12 years ago

Congress is just awful. I don't like any of them. There is a reason that their approval rating is so low. They don't do anything useful to the country!! Hell they can't balance the budget, but they can agree to count pizza sauce as a vegetable!! Are you fking kidding me. Get your heads out of your aes and do something useful for once. The media always talks about the President's approval rating- lets start talking about Congress' approval rating!!

Watch Joe Rogan talk about OWS- http://takewallst.blogspot.com/

[-] 0 points by aahpat (1407) 12 years ago

Getting rid of them all is probably not a doable goal.

But focusing on getting out of Congress these idiots who have done so much real harm to so many in so little time I think can have a real effect in changing both the complexion and demeanor of Congress. In our favor.

[-] 0 points by jk1234 (257) 12 years ago

It makes sense to vote on past actions rather than future promises or present excuses for reasons they acted in a way that does not really reflect what they are all about.

[-] 2 points by aahpat (1407) 12 years ago


These people who have done so much real material damage to America should be judged by their actions in the court of public opinion and in the polls.