Unfortunately, the American people have saddled this nation with an unabashed leftist liar.
We are already well aware that Mr. Obama lied during his campaign about every other sentence or so so who's managed to break many of his campaign promises, turn our foreign policy into a complete joke, and bury us in trillions of debt in the first few months of his painful tenure.
One of his fav scams is to force Congress to vote on bills that haven't even been read by those doing the voting.
Now, rest assured: had a GOP president pulled the several stunts this moron has nailed us with over their tenure, the Columbian and every other media organ in this country would be screaming like cut cats.
Yesterday, our erstwhile congressman for the past 11 years, backbencher Brian Baird, AGAIN voted for ANOTHER bill THAT HE HAD NOT READ.
This is PARTICULARLY hypocritical, given that ol' Brian has championed a time requirement between dropping a bill and then voting on it.
How can Brian Baird vote for this, or any other bill, after demanding 72 hours to review bills (Hey.... HERE'S a radical concept: MAYBE he can READ a bill BEFORE he votes for it?) and then vote for this crapfest in violation of his own rule?
For the past five years, Baird has been pushing for a change in House rules to require the waiting period — to no avail.So, yesterday, when he had the opportunity to live up to his own standard... and perhaps persuade others to do the same.... what did he do?
He caved like a cheap, cardboard suit.
This goes beyond the major damage this bill will do to us and our country. The substance of this bill is as harmful as every other Obama initiative.
That is, it will waste hundreds of billions of dollars and we will have nothing to show for it but a mountain of debt.
Yes, all of that is aside from Mr. Baird's decision to sell us out... and sell out one of his own cherished principles because he, quite apparently, lacks the testicular capacity to stand up to the Belle of Botox or Rahm Emmanuel, who's skinny little ass can be booted out a door as fast as he breaks it down.
Now, these facts aren't secret. And so what does our local fishwrapper, bankrupt in both integrity and money, print?
Another in the series of their info-mercials for their boy, Brian Baird (D-Columbian).
Baird has completely ignored the needs of this community where it matters most. His cowardly non-stand on the organized crime development known as the Branett/Paskenta/Mohegan/Cowlitz casino, his "I am a wholly owned lackey of downtown Vancouver" earmarks, his complete stupidity on failing to demand a vote on the I-5 Bridge/loot rail scam; his vote, to implement NINE THOUSAND earmarks by voting for the Budget, and then again, when he voted for the Porkulous Bill, AGAIN WITHOUT READING IT.
And what does our local rag do?
Immediately write about his malfeasance as if they were on the payroll.
The problem with this is that when handed a turd sandwich, no amount of fancy bread changes the meat of the matter.
The rag KNOWS that the people HATE the Cap and Trade bill. They know it so much that the phrase "Cap and Trade" wasn't anywhere in this article.
Talk about cover.
Mr. Baird, you screwed us. Again. Mr. Baird, you sold us out. Again.
And the contemptable paper that is The Columbian is aiding and abetting you with their lies and cover.
Energy bill gives boost to biomass
Once-unusable forest slash could be turned into power
Friday, June 26 11:13 p.m.
BY ERIK ROBINSON
COLUMBIAN STAFF WRITER
Loggers have long contended that trees are a renewable resource.
Now, the byproduct of logging — the unmerchantable tree tops and limbs that are normally left on the forest floor or burned as slash — could be classified as a renewable source of fuel to generate electricity. The news bolsters a surging interest in biomass energy plants, including one proposal under consideration in north Clark County.
Turning wood scraps into energy got a major boost Thursday with a new provision added to the House version of a major federal energy bill. The bill narrowly passed Friday.
U.S. Rep. Brian Baird, D-Vancouver, said the provision should provide a new incentive for federal forest managers to thin overcrowded forest threatened by wildfire, disease or insect infestation.
"We have in the Gifford Pinchot thousands of acres of forest that are in need of treatment," he said in a telephone interview Thursday evening. "Much of that material would be used for renewable biomass (energy)."
Baird worked with Oregon Reps. Greg Walden, a Republican, and Kurt Schrader, a first-term Democrat from the Portland area, to define logging slash and wood debris from national forests as a renewable energy source. The provision will need to be adopted by the Senate version of the energy bill before it becomes law.