Friday, July 31, 2009

Tim Bishop Protests: Tim Bishop Constitutents: Throw the Bumbs Out

If you think American's aren't madder than heck, watch these constituents of New York's U.S. Rep. Tim Bishop (D). This lame excuse for a Congressman, Tim Bishop, refused to meet in scheduled Townhall-type meetings in June. The August recess should be exciting.

I had felt they would be pointless,” Rep. Tim Bishop (D-N.Y.) told POLITICO, referring to his recent decision to temporarily suspend the events in his Long Island district. “There is no point in meeting with my constituents and [to] listen to them and have them listen to you if what is basically an unruly mob prevents you from having an intelligent conversation. I have no problem with someone disagreeing with positions I hold,” Bishop said, noting that, for the time being, he was using other platforms to communicate with his constituents. “But I also believe no one is served if you can’t talk through differences.”
Right. No problem with those not agreeing with him. The protesters in the video are said to be from The Conservative Society for Action and "other angry taxpayers." The Long Island crowd got nowhere with Bishop who some say is a rubber stamp for Pelosi. They chanted. Besides some words about both Pelosi and Bishop, you'll hear "Throw the Bums Out," "Silent No More," "Stop Spending our Money," No Cap and Trade," "USA USA," chanted over and over. The crowd sang God Bless America, and displayed the flag and said the Pledge of Allegiance. This was an organized and peaceful protest that definitely had a message. It's a great video. A month ago, the health care bill was not the topic of scorn that it is today. Bishop can count on hearing about health care during is vacation, if he comes near his home district. Read about other politicians meeting protests around the country.

Tim Bishop Constitutents Protest

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