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Members of Congress should be compelled to wear uniforms like Nascar drivers, so we could identify their corporate sponsors

Via Bloomberg:

Great idea. Just imagine what that would look like.

Senator Chris Dodd, Democrat of Connecticut and ethically challenged head honcho at the Senate Banking Committee, files into a congressional hearing room, wields his gavel and calls the committee to order. The dress code is business casual: collared shirts, no jacket required.

Dodd is sporting a pink Lacoste shirt, with his “endorsements” emblazoned across his chest in large, black letters (the corporate logos go on the back):

Citigroup Inc. $428,294
United Technologies $380,550
Bear Stearns $347,350
American International Group $281,038
Deloitte & Touche $270,220
And that’s just a list of Dodd’s Top 5 lifetime contributors, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

The list goes on: Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase, Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers.

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Helmets also

They should have to wear crash helmets too. And citizens should be able to bonk them on the head to test whether the helmet is working properly or not. After all, we'd be doing it for their "safety."

My idea

My idea is to require them when in Washington DC to be entirely naked except for oversize orange clown shoes. I freely admit that idea does need a little work. What to do about Nancy Pelosi, for example.

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great idea

I like it!

Already thought of...

and brought up in Robin William's "Man of the Year".


~Live life to its fullest, with an open heart, open arms and most important... an open mind~

Brilliant and Meaningful


no doubt, good post

no doubt, good post

Boy, wouldn't that be great!

Love the idea.

oh man, great idea!


My liberty-minded home base of thought:



Freedom - Peace - Prosperity

There was a flier like this

during the campaign it was black and white... full body silhouettes of all the candidates with the corporate sponsors written on each of them...Ron Paul was in front and simply had "we the people" written on him! I have tried to find it again but can't find it!! Does anyone else remember it

"I truly wish that real life would no longer surpass the worst excesses of my nightmarish imaginings... Arthur Silber **

"I think we are living in a world of lies: lies that don't even know they are lies, because they are the children and grandchildren of lies." ~ Chris Floyd

Yes I actually bought the poster size copy and

it is beautiful. I also featured it in a music video I made and put up on youtube. Unfortunately the audio track was disabled b/c of copyright. If you can get a copy of Saliva' "Ladies and Gentlemen" and sync it to the video its a good vid, watch it in HQ mode. It uses a lot of David Dees graphics and tells of the nightmare we are living. The poster is at 2:35 in the vid, which is only 3:41 in length.


Careful what you wish for! LOL

I've noticed something almost as bad where I live in Liverpool, England. When the government (local or national) is pushing a particular project, initiative, product or message they advertise it and proudly display a series of logos at the bottom of the page.

A good example would be last years "European Capital of Culture 2008". All the local government bodies had their logos there alongside a collection of private companies selling practically everything from construction projects to meat pies.

Under corporatism,the lines between government and business are effectively rubbed out.




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See Obama's Cosponsers ~ awesome Dees illustration!

This idea was done by David Dees...

... Scroll down to the 30th illustration ... see Obama's coat


LOL LOL Best Idea ever!
Posted March 9th, 2009 by quiltingsando

I just got this in an email author unknown. I think Kevin should make a cartoon on this one.

"Members of Congress should be required to wear uniforms like "Nascar"

Drivers so we could Identify their CORPORATE SPONSORS.


Simply Brilliant!!

affirmation: President Paul

Maybe we should be faxing the jokers in congress with this idea? hehe

affirmation: President Paul 2008

I read the headline:

and busted a gut laughing. Then I read the story and I realize, it may be funny, but there is allot of truth in a joke.
I am a drag racing fan and anytime someone is on camera, they are doing their level best to plug their sponsors. I suppose just like any sport.
Perhaps this is a good idea. heh heh heh

I love my country
I am appalled by my government

I love my country
I am appalled by my government

Kevin Tuma, this would make a great cartoon!

The revolution will not be televised...


Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it. ~Thomas Paine

75-80 is Re-Opened!!


Thanks Mike:

I had heard they may re-open, but didn't know any more about it.

I love my country
I am appalled by my government

I love my country
I am appalled by my government

Ok, the MSM definitely reads DP

We talked about this a few months ago!

like this?

I love it!


great Idea


"I don't want to be in a battle . . . but
waiting on the edge of one I can't escape
is even worse"

"I have found that being rich is not about having the most but about needing the least"

I support this

I support this idea!

I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy

I'd rather have a bottle in front o' me than a frontal lobotomy

ha ha

very funny maybe tima could do a cartoon

Great post ROFL...

and Tuma creation to show it off would be great!

*What you don't know CAN hurt you.*


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LOL! Great idea!

LOL! Great idea!


I love it!


I will spread the word. Thanks.

hahahha that is funny...

hahahha that is funny... great post! I can picture it! lmao

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