| Showing that there is no limit to the hypocrisy of today's Radical Republicans, and proving once and for all (Memo to Denver Post Op-Ed page and Michael Bennet) that both sides do not behave the same way while governing, this bill to eliminate federal taxes is co-sponsored by local Tea Party Republicans Doug Lamborn and Mike Coffman:
Tax Code Termination Act - Terminates the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 after December 31, 2017, except for self-employment taxes, Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) taxes, and railroad retirement taxes.
Requires a two-thirds majority vote in Congress to change such termination date.
So Mike Coffman, who loves his government sponsored health care and retirement, is ready to eliminate 60% of federal revenues and trusts that a completely dysfunctional, unlimited-campaign-cash congress can enact a replacement in 4 years.
In the Senate, newly baptized-in-tea Senator Lindsey Graham (R-Confederacy) seems to endorse the wild-west style government proposed by his partners in the House.
We also see how worthless is Doug Lamborn's law degree:
In addition to cutting off about 60 percent of federal revenues, the bill includes an unconstitutional provision providing that the end of the tax code cannot be delayed except by a two-thirds vote of both houses of Congress. The Constitution does not permit a past Congress to tie the hands of a future Congress, so this provision making it functionally impossible for future congresses to delay the end of most federal revenue is unconstitutional.
The introduction of this bill shows that Republicans could not care less what voters said - and post-election polls confirm - about the policies our nation should be implementing the next 4 years. This bill shows the political radicalism of someone drunk on tea, and it shows the monumental ignorance of people who claim to love the Constitution while undermining it by the day.
They call Obama un-American, a Socialist and Marxist, and introduce legislation that would cripple the government and lead to anarchy, then they complain that the president doesn't call on them for their brilliant ideas and commitment to bipartisanship.
Democrats should show the same disdain to these Tea Party Radical Republicans that they show for the Constitution and their fellow Citizens.