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New GOP-generated national motto

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November 1, 2010 | 7 Comments

EDITOR:

The GOP is positively giddy over its chances of taking back the House on Nov. 2. They’re already measuring the drapes for their new offices and drafting bills to roll back all manners of laws passed by the Obama administration.

No one has paid much attention to the first bill the GOP leadership intends to introduce,  namely a change of our national motto from “E Pluribus Unum.” John Boehner, the presumptive majority leader, has made it clear that this Latin dictum that few people understand is “un-American” and must go.  In a recent press release,  Boehner announced that the GOP caucus had decided on a new national motto:  “Dumb and Dumber.” It’s in English, short and easy to understand, and reflects more accurately the trend of politics in this country.

JOHN GARON

Placerville

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  • BobNovember 01, 2010 - 9:45 pm

    Our national motto became 'Dumb and Dumber' when we elected our current president. The sooner this arrogant tool is out of office, the better. He is taking this country in a direction that will take generations to unravel from. If anyone out there is too ignorant to see it, then you too can join him in the unemployment line come Jan, 2013.

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  • Angela DavidsonNovember 02, 2010 - 11:26 am

    It only took Shrub eight years to complely screw up the good things done by Clinton. Obama has had less than two years to fix things to fix The Shrub's mess.

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  • Kirk MacKenzieNovember 03, 2010 - 5:24 pm

    Bob and Angela -- show some respect, both of you! Disagree with their policies but please respect the office. That is President Obama and President Bush. It is clear you both fail the rational discourse test. If you can't discuss the serious issues that face our nation in a civil and rational manner, please get out of the way.

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  • Kirk MacKenzieNovember 03, 2010 - 5:26 pm

    Mr Garon -- What you say is absolutely false. I know you are being sarcastic, but it is wise to make that clear. I have adopted the use of "(sarcasm icon)", or "(humor icon)" when making fun with the written word.

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  • BobNovember 04, 2010 - 10:03 am

    Get off your high horse, Sir Kirk. Respect is earned, not assumed. When Barack starts respecting this country....when he EARNS mine, he'll have it.

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  • Kirk MacKenzieNovember 04, 2010 - 10:20 am

    Bob -- I am not asking you to respect President Obama's actions. I doubt he could ever "earn" your respect. However, respect for the office has been earned over the centuries with the blood of countless patriotic Americans. Disrespecting the office is disrespecting the brave men and women who have fought for our country under every Commander in Chief.

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  • James LonghoferNovember 04, 2010 - 10:23 am

    Bob, how has President Obama disrespected our country. Be factual and specific please. Thanks.

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