House Democrats: Are they mentally ill?
Posted by sanityinjection on February 24, 2009
The bizarre behavior of Democrats in the House of Representative leaves me scratching my head in disbelief. Only days after Our Leader President Obama spoke boldly of cutting the deficit over the next several years, the Democrat House leadership has unveiled a $410 billion continuing budget resolution to fund government programs for the remainder of fiscal year 2009. What is incomprehensible about this is not the fact of the bill itself – passing a continuing budget resolution is an entirely responsible thing to do – but its size and composition. The $410 billion figure represents an increase of 8% over the level of federal spending in fiscal 2008. Now ask yourself: What other personal, household, corporate, or governmental budget is increasing by 8 percent this year in the middle of a recession?? Insanity!
On top of that, the bill is loaded with the kind of earmarks President Obama has promised to abjure. And because of the large Democratic majority in the House, it will be up to the Senate to try to put the brakes on this runaway spending train.
It is known to psychiatrists that certain mental illnesses can cause reckless behavior in those who suffer from them. Such behavior often includes profligate, impulsive spending and an inability to consider the consequences of one’s actions. With this in mind, I cannot help but suggest that House Democrats should schedule themselves for a thorough psychiatric evaluation.