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Rep. Hank Johnson: Guam could 'tip over and capsize'

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  1. cupofjoe1962

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    This story is a couple of days old, and if it has already been posted, I could
    not tell by the thread titles. I have not been online for a couple of days, so
    I apoligize if this is a duplicate thread. It is just too good not to post.

    Youtube video...

    Rep. Hank Johnson: Guam could 'tip over and capsize'

    He now says he was joking.... Watch the video and you can tell, he was
    not joking.
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    I saw this posted on another site. I'm still kinda speechless. And this guy is in congress?!? We are so ****ed as a country.
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    #95 Jersey


    Come on, everybody knows it will only tip over if they all go to one end of the island. we'll just have to distribute them evenly, east, west, north and south and we'll be okay...............
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    #91 Jersey

    I just watched the ah er ah ahh er er ah um...video. I started to think i was watching an SLN skit from the 70s with Rosana Rosanadana. Your right this guy is a dumb as a rock
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    #95 Jersey

    He is a lawyer.......no really he is.....He defeated Cynthis McKinney so I'm willing to cut him a little slack.
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    Great archival footage for the next race....

    Another reason for term limits.. or at least an intelligence test.
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    Yeah, but what if the Marines bring a few tanks? If they have even one practice tank battle that doesn't take place in the exact center of the island they're doomed.
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    No Comment.
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    Wow.

    Usually I'd say screw it congressmen don't know every issue, usually they're heavily briefed by the staff... in this case all I can hope is that this hearing was on April 1, and they exercised horrendous judgment by picking up some rando from outside the capital and gave him the congressman's credentials as a joke. The fact of the purposeful security breach on the part of the congressman and the lapse on the part of capital security, as well as the mockery of the process, would be preferable to the idea that this guy believes too many people on an island will "tip it over."

    Screw it, if the Dems have to lose seats in November, this is a good one to start with. Give me the corrupt motherfrockers that have two brain-cells to rub together any day...

    Wait, no, that could be worse...

    Okay whatever, just sh1tcan this guy.

    PFnV
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    We should all mortified by this, and the fact that this guy is a sitting LAWMAKER, however.... you can't help giggle. I particularly like the hand gestures and leaning as he's talking about the island capsizing. :singing:
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    #95 Jersey

    Not going to happen, This is one of the most heavily Democratic districts in the South, if not the nation with him winning reelection with 76% in a vontested race IIRC.
    If he is going to lose, it would have to be a Democrat in the primary with support from the nation party.
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    Sounds perfect to me :)
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    My understanding is that Congress has the authority to toss him out. I'd approve of that.
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    #75 Jersey

    Everyone should hold off on this one...

    As pointed out by of all people RUSH LIMBAUGH, this guy has hepititis C. and was made to stay in Congress by Pelosi et al so they could have his vote. His mind is mush, becuase he is dying.

    Yet, he still sounds more intelligent than Cynthia McKinney, who he replaced. Don't worry, by 2012 his district (any the few others) in Gerogia still held by Democrats will be re-districted when Georgia gets two more house seats so that these gerrymandered Democrat districts no longer exist.

    http://www.ajc.com/news/u-s-rep-hank-230506.html
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    I know a lot of people with Hep-C & Cirrhosis of the liver.
    Not one of them believes that a island will tip over because of over
    population.

    He may have Hep-C, but he was delared virus free in January.
    He probably went through interferon treatment for the Hep-C
    .
    The treatment does make you weak, but does not affect your mind.

    I wish the man well, but it is clear that he is not competent to do
    the job he currently holds.
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    #12 Jersey

    There are varying stages of liver disease. If someone reaches the end stage it's likely that he'll suffer from hepatic encephalopathy - as the liver becomes less able to filter toxins, they build up in the brain causing confusion, memory loss, difficulty concentrating and personality changes. It can also cause hallucinations.

    Maybe the poor guy really does see Guam tipping over. I'll give him the benefit of the doubt - but someone really ought to make him retire if that's the case.
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    Sounds like he might literally see Guam tipping over.
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    #12 Jersey

    That's my point.
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    How can we be sure the other side of Guam isn't better?
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    Island of Guam in Danger of Capsizing

    At least, according to Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA), it is. This is one of the voices who controls our future. I am sure we all feel secure turning the nation's health care system over to men like him. God help us all.

    And don't believe the liberal apologists who were saying he was just joking or that he was having some sort or diabetic reaction of something like that. The man is just an utter and complete moron.

    EDIT: Thank you for the merge. I looked for a thread on this subject and was surprised not to see one, so I started my own.
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