The way things are going, it's beginning to look like our government should be called an Idiocracy, because it's being run by a bunch of idiots.
President Bush proposed eliminating a program "that helps low-income Americans make their homes more energy efficient". That is, a program that gives the money we earn and the government takes from us to other people so they can stick some insulation in their walls.
RINO Senator Susan Collins said "I hear from Mainers throughout my state that they are panicked about how they are going to heat their homes this winter and deal with the skyrocketing price of home heating oil." Of course they're worried! But these idiots in Congress won't allow further exploration and drilling for oil here at home. They block the construction of new nuclear power plants. Then when the cost to heat a home skyrockets they turn around and say they want to take tax payer money and send it to people to insulate their homes!
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