Thursday, July 14, 2016

Congress Fiddles while Zika Burns

282 cases of Zika in Florida, 2,500 in Puerto Rico.

Funding is stalled as House Republicans in a conference committee inserted provisions unrelated to Zika such as limits on Obamacare, restrictions on abortions, funding cuts for birth control, and the lifting of environmental restrictions.

There have been 599 cases of Zika among pregnant women in the United States and its territories and seven infants have been born with Zika-related birth defects.

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This is why I am no longer a Republican.  Grow the eff up and govern will you? I don't know which bloodsuckers are worse, the mosquitoes or the politicians.

Photo: Geoff Gallice
 I don't know, seemed fitting ;)

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