Richard Burr Ignores Invitation from NC Tea Party Activists, Parties With Lobbyists in DC | That’s My Congress


This is “old news” from back in Sept. 09. However, old cats rarely change their stripes AND history tends to repeat itself. Considering the “Brown Wave” of 2010 and the ongoing mistake of the Republicans to “assume” that tea partiers are a noisy branch of the Grand Old Party AND considering that six months ago Senator Burr IGNORED the Tea Party town hall invitation…well…it just seems telling to me.

First he ignored us, then he seemed to embrace us. Honestly, I kinda feel like…and I hate to say this…I kinda feel like I need a shower. It’s not that I haven’t become familiar with that feeling since early 2009. It’s just I’m not used to feeling this way from a homeboy. Anyone else feel this way?

Richard Burr Ignores Invitation from NC Tea Party Activists, Parties With Lobbyists in DC | That’s My Congress: “When tea party activists and a coalition of other citizens in North Carolina invited Senator Richard Burr to a civic forum, Burr turned down the invitation. He just didn’t have the time, you see. In the middle of the summer congressional recess.

Richard Burr did, on the other hand, have time to party hardy with lobbyists from the financial services industry. They took him to the Oceanaire seafood restaurant, a swanky establishment that features the quote, “to eat an oyster is to kiss the sea on the lips.” I don’t know what Richard Burr was kissing that night, but his lips were definitely puckered”

See rest of article through link above. District 5…this is worth the read. Know your senator. It is YOUR responsibility.


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