By Dan Cleary


As is so often the case, I honestly have no idea what Sheila Jackson Lee is talking about here. Something to do with Christmas tree lights popping, then the trees burning down in people’s houses, as a result of GOP opposition to the payroll tax cut extension.

As she sees it, the GOP is literally “putting the American people in darkness.”

Apparently the only thing separating working Americans from this cruel fate is an extra $20 per paycheck, at the expense of funding Social Security and Medicare.

Lee is so frustrated, she is even calling on Obama to simply exert executive power to implement the payroll tax cut extension. I’ll have to consult my pocket U.S. Constitution to be certain, but I’m pretty sure he has no such power:

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) said Tuesday that President Obama “absolutely” should use his executive power to continue the unemployment benefits and payroll tax cut extension and said she hoped to discuss the option with the White House later in the day.

Hat tip: @bspward.

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  • Anonymous

    Sheila again with her “Sister Act” trying to please her Lord Obama!

    • Anonymous

      I’m sorry, but it’s SISTA!

      LOL

    • Anonymous

      You mean Sister Nogonnaworkheranymore?

  • Anonymous

    Insanity runs deep in this woman. Sheila, you need a nice long rest.

  • http://twitter.com/TO_New_York Tony

    This woman is a disgrace and an embarrassment to her constituents…

    • Anonymous

      I dunno, I think her constituents must be proud, she keeps coming back to Washington.

      • http://twitter.com/volgeek Tim Jaggers

        They simply rather not have her hanging around town.

      • http://twitter.com/PoeAllen Allen Poe

        Ju gots to unnerstan, Texas has it’s nuts, just like California. Several cities have been taken over, by nuts like this. It takes a real leader, to lead these people into constuctive behavior. Perry did it in Texas, he can do it in DC. You think you have nuts, we had LBJ for 30 years. Dems were actually cemented in office. Election judges threw out all GOP votes. Buying votes is as easy as a small purchase in Kmart. If you need your pot, a small donation will insure a bus ride, and a happy day, back to your project. I mean like the 8000 free black house project, in Laredo. Laredo is about 80% Latino. Why do the blacks get the free houses? Ob money.

      • Anonymous

        Look at who her constituents are………Princess Sheila is the crown reason gerrymandering should be illegal.

  • Anonymous

    That was even better Bad Lip Reading, three cheers for the joker.

    • puma_for_life

      She doesn’t need bad lip reading, she IS bad lip reading live.

      • Anonymous

        So that was really her in the flesh?

  • Anonymous

    Lady, your time has expired.

    • Anonymous

      Lady?

      • Anonymous

        He called her “the gentle lady” at the end of the clip. I couldn’t bring myself to do that.

  • Anonymous

    Sdjiviswbv, ashfuaschwe…fgwebfuyvuberjhh. Ffhgruoibdtf ghowkmlagh cgy bduaytr djgiyrho.

    • Anonymous

      I couldn’t have said it any better myself!

    • Anonymous

      I’ll 2nd that!

  • Anonymous

    W T F ???? Did she suffer a stroke DURING her speechifying? That made no sense.

  • Anonymous

    Hmmmm Makes you wonder about the people who continue to vote for her???? I’m betting the redistricting maps being forced on people in Texas by the courts are designed to make sure this brilliant black female gets re-elected.

    • http://twitter.com/PoeAllen Allen Poe

      I think you got it!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6KRHXVK5ZCSWJ5GJQ5Z6GIJICA Dax

    I would like to know her IQ level. If it’s low she can’t help it. If it’s high she’s a liar.

    • Anonymous

      Her IQ level? About as negative as she is.

  • http://www.scoamf.com/2011/08/hitler-realizes-obama-is-stuttering.html Unicon

    How cute..

    The CBC is back to throwing their slippers.

    I thought Barry told ‘em all to STFU already.

  • Anonymous

    i was listening to Rush (the radio host not the rock band) the other day and a young man called in. He said that he used to be one of those hateful angry Democrats but that Rush had helped him see the light. After listening to Ms. Lee, I can see why the young minds full of mush are so hateful and angry!

    • Anonymous

      It’s hard to comprehend the garble coming out of this woman’s mouth.
      Is she Jesse Jacksons wife? She sounds just like him.

      • Anonymous

        Evelyn Woodhead Ebonics course. (a cross between Cheech and Chong and a language course, for those too young to remember)

        • Anonymous

          “Hooked on ebonics it worked for her”

          • Anonymous

            I have to agree. I failed the course, or at least, I would have.

            • Anonymous

              It reminded me of the ad that ran for a while about altering your child’s behavior in just days. I don’t think her parents ordered that either.

        • Anonymous

          LOVE THE NEW TOON!

          • Anonymous

            Tanks. Want some spinach?

            • Anonymous

              Sure, everybody needs a little green.

              Helps with the eggnog!

              • Anonymous

                Pour in a little rum. ;-)

                • Anonymous

                  I didn’t know you could make it without ;-)

                • Anonymous

                  Just don’t get caught with egg on your face.

                  OK, I’m still here because our visitors are running late. Ignore me. That’s my favorite…not!

                • Anonymous

                  When they finally show up why don’t you introduce them to us. I have a new chain to clank. And you’re right Deb, you can’t make it without rum. Three different kinds at least.

                • Anonymous

                  The eggnog moustache is the best part !

        • Anonymous

          LMAO that brings back memories.

  • Anonymous

    Obviously they let her keep the crack and pipe when they took away her shopping cart and sent her to Washington.

    • Anonymous

      She slips out during lunch and hangs out with Marion Barry.

  • http://www.royaldukedesign.weebly.com SilentTexan

    Oh Scoop, can’t you read between the lines? She’s not literaly talking about christmas trees burning and likening it to the tax cut. She’s likening it to her weave.

    Have you noticed the hairnet? Maybe she scorched her hair while putting up her “candled” lights (because modern lights are hazardous to the environment). This must be her way to letting off steam. If she can’t have her weave, no one can have a tax cut!

  • Anonymous

    I suspect a large majority of the people in her district don’t work anyway (and
    have not since about 1965) and will not be affected.

  • Anonymous

    If the JOKER has taken control of Congress, then we’ve only one hope. Turn on the Bat Signal and pray our Dark Knight arrives soon. It sounds like the JOKER has even rigged the Christmas tree.

    P.S. – I suspect Sheila Jackson Lee and Al Sharpton are actually the same person. Resist we much!

  • http://www.facebook.com/connie.flood1 Connie Flood

    WTF is she talking about? Does she even know? No wonder they cut her off. She is a rambling, bumbling idiot. And as to the “Pride of Texas” remark, know that the majority of us Texans are so embarrassed to have this moron as a representative…that is isn’t even funny. As to why she is still there, no one runs against her…funny how that works, huh? this loon has definitely run her course.

    • Anonymous

      I’m just glad to know they aren’t all from Chicago.

  • Anonymous

    As Dad said, sometimes it is better to remain quiet and be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

    • http://twitter.com/PoeAllen Allen Poe

      And he got it from Mark Twain.

  • Anonymous

    RS, please do not call her the pride of Texas, even in jest.
    As a natural born Texan, that “woman” offends me with her existence.

    • Anonymous

      Interesting reference… Just for giggles, how would you define ‘natural born Texan’, just in case the President or any Obots are watching?

      • Anonymous

        Just for giggles, someone who wasn’t born in Queens, New York for starters.

  • Anonymous

    This women’s district is one of the most gerrymandered in the country. Why Texas allows this is beyond me.

    • http://twitter.com/PoeAllen Allen Poe

      See other post. We had LBJ for 30 years, nuff said.

  • Anonymous

    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) said Tuesday that President Obama “absolutely” should use his executive power to continue the unemployment benefits and payroll tax cut extension and said she hoped to discuss the option with the White House later in the day.

    Why not? He’s using executive power to keep unemployment high.

  • Anonymous

    The title of this article (D-pride of Texas). Uuuhh, does the D stand dumb or democrat? Or both :)?

    • Anonymous

      Dense.

      • Anonymous

        ….delusional

    • http://twitter.com/PoeAllen Allen Poe

      All 3, dumb democrat delegate.

  • Anonymous

    Thank God that clip was only 1:53.

    • Anonymous

      I could only take 1:02 of it.

      • Anonymous

        I am feeling extra tolerant tonight :)

        It’s the Holidays………Merry Christmas everyone!

        • Anonymous

          Merry Christmas Deb.

        • Anonymous

          A little vino makes me tolerant of idiots.i spent the day Christmas shopping.Ugh.
          And I thought Jackson Lee was bad.Merry Christmas Miss X.

        • Anonymous

          Merry Christmas to you DebbyX

  • http://twitter.com/Robert23Hersey Robert Hersey

    Has anybody figured out what in the Lord’s name is living on her head ?

  • Anonymous

    Is she running as the new leader of North Korea.

    Sheila Jongson Il ?

  • Anonymous

    If I was a comedy/parody writer and was asked to do something around Sheila Jackson Lee I couldn’t imagine coming up with something as funny as this.

    • Anonymous

      Yes you could fine sir. Just throw caution to the wind and hope it ain’t a boomerang.

  • http://twitter.com/nickmarschel straw man

    Resist we much!!!

  • Anonymous

    Chewbacca is a Wookie, therefore you must pass the payroll tax extension.

  • Maxsteele

    Bad lipreading tried to do a spoof on Sheila and it can out exactly the same as the original :)

  • PFFV

    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) is proof racists can still be elected and hold office like so many others. She fits right in with Holder, Obama and all the rest. If you listen to her words you can hear her hate for white people, the same goes for Eric Holder who said “Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial we have always been and continue to be, in too many ways, essentially a nation of cowards.”

    Obama even said, “They get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.”

    On Obama’s inauguration day Rev. Lowery said this as Obama nodded in adoration “We ask you to help us work for that day when black will not be asked to get in back, when brown can stick around. When yellow will be mellow, when the red man can get ahead, man; and when white will embrace what is right. That all those who do justice and love mercy say Amen.”

    I think we all know who the real racists are now, don’t we? I do. They (Democrat’s / Liberal’s) want to claim they are victims even when they are in the position of power. The stage is set for these people to incite the useful idiot riots when they see fit.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t know who’s crazier, Sheila or Maxine “Wacky” Waters (and many more).

    I think it’s time we demand on-going drug testing for everyone in D.C.!

  • http://black-avenger-1.livejournal.com/profile VirusX

    Conehead is both a symptom and the disease, itself. She is a living example of political corruption and utter ineptitude. She represents everything that I, as a Conservative, stand against: weakness, sloth, cowardice, dependence. The thought of even SAYING THE WORDS “rugged individualism” probably make her sick and afraid. She and the DNC are all parasites, every last damned one of them, to a man. No exceptions. Whereas the DNC thrived off the pain and misery of slaves during the earliest days of their political party, now that’s not enough for them. Now, the DNC needs the pain and suffering of an entire enslaved nation to feel full, and now that’s not even enough. Though the descendants of those that were fodder of the machine have become empowered by it, they still have not become better people for it. Now, they have become every bit as much the twisted, evil people that the original founders of the party were, so long ago.

    • Anonymous

      Hear Hear!! Bravo. Spot on.

  • Anonymous

    How did she survive the fall of the house upon her?????
    Any other ideas on dispensing of witches?

  • Anonymous

    I swear she sounds like she’s three-sheets to the wind. This incoherent blathering is usually saved for the 2am “last call” crowd at the local Bar, NOT from an elected representative (except for Teddy “Can’t Swim” Kennedy.)
    In desperation the loons are out in full regalia– Sheila Jackson “hey bartender one more” Lee and Barney “Let it all hang out” Fwanks. Democrats must be so proud.

    • Anonymous

      On the other hand, she maybe on to something.

      If there’s anybody who can pull a rabbit out of his a**, Obama can.

  • Anonymous

    How come they never talk about the missing budget (have we reached 1000 days yet?)

  • http://twitter.com/andrewkboyle andrew boyle

    If she’s isn’t voted out next election, the rest of Texas should surrender her district to any other state that will take it.

  • Anonymous

    One thing I know for certain…politicians, especially ones like Lee, care nothing about what is best for the American people.

  • Anonymous

    Texas? Hello… Anybody there?

  • Anonymous

    Yeah, how dare the Republicans oppose Dear Leader’s Saul Alinsky/ Marxist vision for America! You can’t collapse the economy by acting responsibly. Spend! Spend! Spend!

  • Anonymous

    Strong contender for the most insane congresscritter of the year award.

    And with the bunch thats now in congress, thats a tough competition.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jeff-Pearce-Sr/100000415508676 Jeff Pearce Sr.

    Did she inherit Khaddafis wardrobe?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tom-Sully/100000518734983 Tom Sully

    Her brain is what’s popping and burning out and her thinking is as raspy as her voice.

  • Anonymous

    Texas may not be a good as they would like us believe.

    • TxGold

      She doesn’t represent this Texan!!!

      • Anonymous

        That is no doubt true. Obama does not represent this Il. But sadly, we and a majority of the whole nation elected him. It not surprising that the most corrupt state in the Union votes for Obama but Texas has a reputation of having common sense and not as much corruption. It’s disappointing to see that at least some Texans would vote for such a person as Jackson.

    • http://twitter.com/PoeAllen Allen Poe

      Well, we didn’t produce Ob, I will credit for that.

    • Anonymous

      Hold on now this loon didn’t get elected until after hurricane Katrina and there were a bunch of new orleans criminals that just refused to go back to new orleans after it re-opened. This crazy bitch is the result of the people she represents. Look at and listen to her and you can determine the IQ of her constituency.

      • Anonymous

        I did not know that. If true I owe an apology to the great state of Texas. My admiration has been redeemed.

  • Anonymous

    Sam Houston could not be reached for comment. Reliable sources maintain that he is spinning “like a turboprop.”

  • Anonymous

    There is the big debate going on in Washington DC concerning the “payroll tax cut.” The Senate and Obama want a two month extension, whereas the House Republican’s want it for one year. In reality, this “payroll tax” is used to fund Social Security, which is many people’s retirement plan. In doing this “tax” cut it underfunds Social Security which is already on the path to bankruptcy. In essence, the people will be shortchanging their retirement fund. Then the question is should this be done? That is why I say Social Security needs to be privatized for this and many other reasons. Furthermore, in order to pay for this there will be added fees on loans to home buyers and homeowners looking to refinance going forward. Whether it is a fee or a tax, it is still money taken from the citizenry.

  • Anonymous

    When Sheila Jackson Lee talks about a “joke” is she referring to Barack Hussein Obama?

  • GiantM

    Oh she’s just using the long time Democratic Playbook entitled “Fear Mongering 101 for the Uninformed.” You can find this topic she’s speaking about on page 666 in the book.

    In fact…..come to think of it, all the pages are numbered 666.

  • Anonymous

    this government is garbage.

    • http://twitter.com/PoeAllen Allen Poe

      This government is the best there is. If you don’t like it, put a little work into it.

  • auzerais310

    At least the nutcase from Mars did tell one truth when she declared “Rep Lugar said that ‘We must do what is best for the American People’.”

  • Anonymous

    Sheila babe listen for a sec. I’m gonna give you some advice that will take you far in politics. Okay; BEFORE YOU START TO SPEAK MAKE SURE YOUR BRAIN IS IN GEA….. Never mind I just realized the primary element of my advice to you is something you don’t posess, A BRAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    dang proud of this twit. #facepalm