Friday, July 15, 2005

Anarchy of Biblical Proportions

"I've said it before, and I'll say it again: Democracy simply doesn't work."
-- Kent Brockman, award-winning journalist and host of TV's Eye on Springfield

Last Wednesday, four suicide bombers struck the London subway and a bus, killing more than fifty people.

In response, yesterday the Senate voted 96 to 1 to adopt a $31.9 billion spending plan for Homeland Security in the 2006 fiscal year that appropriates $100 million for transit security, which is $50 million less than in this year's budget.


Matthew said...

Clearly, this is so Bush can have more money available to increase funding for the United Nations and aid to underdeveloped regions.


Courtney said...

I thought the extra money was earmarked for women's health issues and exploration of better contraceptive methods.

Jess said...

No, no, no. It's partly for protection of the separation of church and state, with the rest set aside to help programs that foster adoptions by same-sex couples.