I will admit to total ignorance of Alan Grayson’s merits, but I’d love to hear input from Disinformation’s readers about any viable alternative candidate for the 2012 nomination. As a starting point,…
Rep. Grayson introduces a bill to cut separate funding for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and uses the money to eliminate federal income taxes on every American’s first $35,000 of income. Cosponsors of this bill include Ron Paul, Walter Jones, John Conyers, Lynn Woolsey, and Dennis Kucinich.
Last week the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision overturning restrictions on corporations’ political activity. The Consumerist reports that, in response, cranky rogue Florida congressman Alan Grayson has introduced a bill before…
This guy may be the only Democrat in Congress who isn’t afraid of Republicans… RAW Story reports:
Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL), the congressman who gained nationwide fame after declaring that the Republican plan for health care amounts to hoping that people “die quickly,” has a few choice words — or, rather, one choice acronym — for former Vice President Dick Cheney: “STFU.”
For those not familiar with the expression, that’s Internet parlance for “shut the fuck up.”
Grayson made the comment during an interview on MSNBC’s Hardball Wednesday night. Host Chris Matthews had asked the Florida congressman about Cheney’s comments on Fox News Tuesday, in which the former VP called Obama a “radical” and said the president’s decision to bring accused 9/11 plotters to Manhattan to face trial was “a huge mistake.”
“On the Internet there’s an acronym that’s used to apply to situations like this. It’s called ‘STFU,'” Grayson told Matthews. “I don’t think I can say that on the air, but I think you know what that means.”