Congress, which has nothing better to do than pass non-binding, feel-good resolutionsthat will have no effect, did just that today with a vote on a bill "Expressing support for all Iranian citizens who embrace the values of freedom, human rights, civil liberties, and rule of law."
The resolution passed 405-1.
One nay?..........Dr. Ron Paul of Brazoria County, in the hizzy!!!111!1111
The Iranian revolutionaries join such company as Mother Theresa and Martin Luther King as being the subjects of yet another one of Paul's idiotic stands.
We're sure there is a deep policy principal involved -- maybe it took fiat money to keep the lights on in the House as the roll call was taken -- but thank God the people of Angleton are still getting the quality representation they deserve.
Now if the vote had been on the brave GOP reps who are just as gutsy and oppressed as the Iranians, maybe things would have been different.
Or maybe if the revolutionaries had called for a return to the gold standard...