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Al Franken Makes An Ass Of Himself On Senate Floor

In one of the funniest scenes in years by Al Franken, the Minnesota blight on the US Senate, Franken attacks Republican Senator John Thune, who demonstrated that the massive taxes kick in years before any significant benefits from the Senate Health Reform bill actually materialize.

Of course, the point is, to make the math work out, the taxes must be front loaded for 5 years before any meaningful spending occurs, or the bill would be DOA because it raises the deficit. Thune accurately pointed out the math gimmick being employed by Democrats to hide the true cost of the bill.

Well, Frankin thinks he has found a “gotcha” moment and begins spewing parts of the bill that go into effect almost immediately. Things like forcing Insurance Companies to cover pre-existing conditions and doing away with Policy Lifetime Maximum limits.

Thune pointed out that these were not benefits, but items that will actually force the price of Health Insurance to rise for those of us with current plans, as more Government unfunded mandates move in to destroy the Health Insurance industry.

Thune is correct, of course. Most of the spending will not begin until 2013, but the taxes begin immediately.

Just how far below 100 is Franken’s IQ?

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog.Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

6 Responses to “Al Franken Makes An Ass Of Himself On Senate Floor”

  1. Cargosquid says:

    Franken is as good a Senator as he was a comedian…..

  2. SWAC Girl says:

    I agree — what Cargosquid said….

  3. Tom White says:

    Now that’s funny. I don’t care who you are.

  4. Jonathan Scott says:

    Franken simply proves the point that any idiot can manage to win a seat in Congress, but most are smart enough not to embarass themselves on the floor of the Senate or House their first years in office…..Franken is simply way out of his depth in the Senate.

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