and the left’s agenda and still get re-elected in November?
really must think we the people of the 2nd District are stupid. Does he really think he can lie with such impunity about his support of
He apparently can’t even get his story straight. Boren Voted in favor of
adjourning congress without considering the Bush tax Cuts. This was not
the action most Oklahoman’s wanted their Representative to do on their
behalf. When Boren realized this he said” he routinely votes
for adjournment resolutions and wasn't aware until after the vote that the one
had become a referendum on extending the tax cuts.”
Dan Boren is not a stupid man. Realistically he would have to
have been hiding under a rock or completely unconscious for the past several
weeks to not know that this adjournment was a referendum on extending the tax
cuts. As ridiculous as this statement was, it was completely
untruthful. In an earlier telephone interview, with
Tulsa Today, Boren was
asked the Question “Can you tell us what our tax rate will be January?”
Boren answered with a very direct answer ““No,” he answered.
After a pause, Boren (D, 2nd District) continued, “I think that what will happen is that
we will adjourn late tonight. After the election, we will come back
and within a week to ten days we will have a vote on the extension
of the Bush Tax Cuts. My belief, and some will disagree, but I think we
will extend all of them probably for about two years. They won’t be
permanent, but I think that will be the compromise. (http://www.tulsatoday.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2098:rep-dan-boren-as-congress-adjourns&catid=49:rokstories-content)
So what’s the real answer? The facts are
So was Dan Boren lying or was he just irresponsible? I’m not sure that question
matters, neither answer is a good one in either case he does NOT represent the
people of the 2nd District.
George Washington made to following comparison. “Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it
is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a
moment should it be left to irresponsible action.” We can no longer
afford Dan Boren’s irresponsible and or dishonest actions in any branch of
In less than 40 days, we will go to the polls and decide who will represent us in the
man, veteran and
Texas boarder volunteer.
. Our choices are Dan Boren either irresponsible or just a plain liar or Charles Thompson, an honest small business
I think the choice is very clear.