The Ed Show | December 06, 2012
>>> congressman who gave us terror babies is standing alone to preserve lunacy. texas congressman louie gohmert gave his heartfelt floor speech wednesday about protecting a word he feels is very important to doing his job.
>> the last vote we took today was to eliminate the word "lunatic" from our federal law , and i don't have a problem with "lunatic" being used in the federal law . and apparently i was the only one here on the floor that didn't have a problem with using the term "lunatic."
>> louie gohmert was the only no vote on a bill to strike the word "lunatic" from federal laws . gohmert went on to say the word "lunatic" is needed to describe those who contribute to our national debt .
>> we want to eliminate the word "lunatic" from the federal code? that's lunacy. to think you can keep spending over $1 trillion more than you bring in.
>> he's the gift that just keeps on giving this holiday season . he says it's lunacy to spend more than you bring in. let's take a look at a few of louie gohmert 's votes contributing to our debt. he voted to extend the bush tax cuts . he voted for the war in iraq . not once, but a number of times. he voted for reduced rates on capital gains taxes. he voted to keep subsidies for oil and gas companies. that's a big one. but the best part of louie gohmert 's crusade to protect the word "lunatic" is this --
>> this administration sent planes and bombs and support to oust gadhafi so that al qaeda and the muslim brotherhood could take over libya. i don't want to make you sick, but i brought an abortion to show you today. and i would just like to conclude with words of my friend, dick morris , who said, i know there's a disagreement on when life begins in america, but for heaven's sake, we ought to agree that life ends when you die.
>> now we know why congressman louie gohmert of texas feels so passionately about protecting the word "lunatic."
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