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Saturday, June 23, 2007

Not part of the Executive Branch? No money for YOU!

good... i like it a lot...

from both daily kos and atrios...

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rahm Emanuel issued the following statement regarding his amendment to cut funding for the Office of the Vice President from the bill that funds the executive branch. The legislation – the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill -- will be considered on the floor of the House of Representatives next week.

"The Vice President has a choice to make. If he believes his legal case, his office has no business being funded as part of the executive branch. However, if he demands executive branch funding he cannot ignore executive branch rules. At the very least, the Vice President should be consistent. This amendment will ensure that the Vice President's funding is consistent with his legal arguments. I have worked closely with my colleagues on this amendment and will continue to pursue this measure in the coming days."

emanuel's statement was accompanied by the following graphic, thanks to raw story...

the "no money for you" post headline was inspired by "the soup nazi" seinfeld episode, arguably one of the funniest episodes in the series...

listen here...

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