Monday, October 13, 2014


In 2011 Congress was shanghied by the Tea Party -- a shaggy group of Jesus Freaks, Born Agains, and Christian Wingnuts -- who then stomped all over the dudettes & dudes working on ebola cures.

So one Tea-Partier Congress dude, he sez to the other:  

“Those BLEEPing American babies who got no food – what the BLEEP do they need food money for?  If that brat’s parents won’t work, that brat don’t deserve food!”  

And the other one replies: 

“Yeah!  And those BLEEPing scientists who doodle around, there, huntin’ up cures for ebola, there – what the BLEEP do they need money for?  God Hisself will cure your diseases, brothers and sisters -- Amen!”

These headlines say it all: 

From 1st article: 
[In 2011] “newcomers to the 112th Congress came overwhelmingly from conservative religious denominations.
"Suddenly populated with all manner of home-schooling activists, youth ministers, abstinence proponents, former members of radical anti-abortion groups, and even a Mennonite, the current House of Representatives is one of the most religiously conservative in recent history.  

From 2nd article:
“...the Republican Party is controlled by a bunch of right-wing Christians...” 

From 3rd article:
"NIH [America’s National Institute of Health] has been working on Ebola vaccines since 2001. It's not like we suddenly woke up and thought, 'Oh my gosh, we should have something ready here' ....  
"Frankly, if we had not gone through our 10-year slide in research support, we probably would have had a vaccine in time for this...." (NIH director Dr. Francis Collins).  

So dear readers: if you get ebola, you’ll know who to thank.    

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