doctorow at October 8th, 2013 19:00 — #1
brainspore at October 8th, 2013 19:05 — #2
alex_giedt at October 8th, 2013 19:08 — #3
aliceweir at October 8th, 2013 19:15 — #4
Would interesting to know the status of the gyms at various federal agencies. Some have gyms with similar organization - stuff for regulars, stuff for upper admin, usually nothing for the contractor-majority, but still.
brainspore at October 8th, 2013 19:21 — #5
I don't know about anyone else, but I always feel a little uncomfortable when I see a Boehner in a sauna.
pen_bird at October 8th, 2013 19:32 — #6
Will this prevent the right-wing blogs from complaining about Obama playing golf now and then? Of COURSE not!
gastronaut at October 8th, 2013 19:43 — #7
The fitness of our Congresspeople is a national security matter of utmost importance. It is them that keeps us safe. In fact, Mitch McConnell mentioned that he strangled 5 Taliban that he discovered plotting attacks in a local cantina the other day... Or maybe they were just environmental activists. Whatever.
brainspore at October 8th, 2013 19:44 — #8
Especially now that the poor folks don't have the Center for Disease Control and Prevention to watch their backs anymore.
eark_the_bunny at October 8th, 2013 20:02 — #9
Politicians do not deserve extra privileges. They are government employees, they work for us and those things come out of our pockets. Paying taxes to help someone with cancer is one thing, paying for limousines and champagne is another. Holding elected office should not be a way to become rich or in some cases richer. No more luxuries for politicians! Let them pay their own gym bill, not us!
tekna2007 at October 8th, 2013 20:13 — #10
Take a cheap and easy shot about Boehner's addiction to health club tanning beds? Sure, I'll go there.
grimc at October 8th, 2013 20:24 — #11
Christ, what an assh--nah, we're gonna have to come up with a new word for this kind of dickery.
rattypilgrim at October 8th, 2013 20:44 — #13
The word is "aristocracy".
crenquis at October 8th, 2013 20:48 — #14
Not to mention the fact that it is almost impossible not to notice a large orange one...
boundegar at October 8th, 2013 20:49 — #15
Type louder! That will shut down the gym tout suite, and bring about a renaissance of social justice.
crenquis at October 8th, 2013 20:51 — #16
Somebody better check the constitution for some recent edits...
"All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others".
grimc at October 8th, 2013 21:00 — #17
imb at October 8th, 2013 21:17 — #18
Leave them without the showers. Maybe then they will smell the stench up close, that we do, from miles away.
osguido at October 8th, 2013 22:06 — #19
Why can't American (and from everywhere else) politicians live like this?
jhen at October 8th, 2013 22:18 — #20
If I had to pick a target for an attack, it would be their health club.
crenquis at October 8th, 2013 23:01 — #21
Well, most current stories about congress are just as disgusting as "The Aristocrats" stories...
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