You’re Not the Boss of Me

April 13, 2017 By: Juanita Jean Herownself Category: Uncategorized

Oklahoma Republican Congressman (you’re already cringing, aren’t you?) Markwayne Mullin had a town hall meeting in his district, where is was reminded that we pay his salary.

That just pissed him off.  He was spitting nails and sawing steel.

“You say you pay for me to do this? That’s bullcrap,” Mullin said at the town hall in Jay, Okla., according to a video of the incident.

“I pay for myself. I paid enough taxes before I got here and continue to through my company to pay my own salary. This is a service. No one here pays me to go,” he added.

After constituents pushed back, Mullin reiterated that being a lawmaker is not “how I make my living.”

When he calmed down and realized a day later that he sounded like a real butthole (plus, he couldn’t explain why he takes the salary we give him), he had his poor little spokeswoman tell everybody …

“The congressman reiterates in the video that his work as the representative of the Second District of Oklahoma is a service,” Lawrence said.

“His aspiration is to be a career legislator and not a career politician. He is not, nor does he ever aspire to be, a career politician. His priority will always be to serve his constituents to the best of his ability.”

And the difference between a career politician and a career legislator would be …. spelling?

The best I can figure is that the congressman thinks he’s doing his constituents a favor by screwing them.

I think he attended the Sean Spicer School of ‘Splainin’ Things.


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22 Comments to “You’re Not the Boss of Me”

  1. I’ve said this before, as have many others, but i’ll reiterate… this is just out loud proof that we must do something about the lifelong pension and lifelong insurance and lifelong everything else including graft of all sorts that we provide these assholes. And see to it that when they head back home with their tails between their legs they have to go back to scrounging for peanuts like all the rest of us.

  2. SteveTheReturned says:

    He lost me with that “Markwayne” name of his. Nothing good can come from a “Markwayne.”

    Can I get an amen?

  3. Markwayne, huh? Seen his name in trouble before. And he still doesn’t get it. Must come from a long culture of still don’t get it.

  4. That was my question also, what is the difference between the two except for spelling? Interesting, like alternative facts.

  5. I assume this sense of privilege comes from having a safe seat. I hope he’s pissed off enough Oklahomans to make it unsafe. If they have any sense, they won’t vote for another GOoPer.

  6. I like the way Markwayne Mullin thinks. Maybe he could help the rest of us who pay a lot of taxes get some kind of government job, sorry, paid service opportunity, so we too could get our money back in the form of a paycheck. Tax free, with additional health and pension benefits thrown in on top of it. Where do I sign up Markwayne?

  7. Don A in Pennsyltucky says:

    Career Legislator My Aunt Mamie! Every darn Congressvarmint is a politician who spends half a day or more on the phone begging for money from political supporters.

  8. e platypus onion says:

    Technically you are not required to pay taxes to hold a gubmint position. So that augerment does not hold water.

  9. Teh Gerg says:

    He’s obviously not the only GOP scumbag who thinks like this.

  10. slipstream says:

    The base pay for a Congressvarmit is $174,000 a year.

    If old Markwaynejimbob doesn’t want it, he could donate it to me. Yep, I think I could just about get by on $174,000 a year.

  11. maryelle says:

    Just who in the heck does he think he’s serving? Himself, of course, certainly not his constituents.

  12. Will Mayer says:

    So, if Markwayne pays his congressional salary through taxes of $174,000 a year, then his company is paying him somewhere in the neighborhood of $600,000 per year. Saaaay, nice work if you can get it.

  13. Lunargent says:

    Considering that his business is a plumbing company, it’s no surprise that he’s so proficient at slinging $h1t – sorry, Momma.

  14. Pancho Sanza says:

    What a shit-heel. He’s paying for his own salary? Really? I guess he’s NOT paying for the national defense then? NOT paying for Social Security? He can’t be paying for everything!

  15. Jane & PKM says:

    Pancho Sanza, excellent point! Depending on Donnie’s final figure for “defense” in the next budget, we can take 60-70% tax deductions. Then add another deduction for charitable contributions, if we donate half of those savings to one of so many worthy causes.

    Tax reform too difficult for Donnie and the snacilbupeR? No problem. “We the people” can put the individual back in the tax code. 😀

  16. If he doesn’t want to be a career politician, there’s an easy way to not do that: quit. Or at least don’t run again. But if he keeps running his mouth in front of the voters, that choice may be handed to him along with his ass.

  17. A career politician lives off the government paycheck and benefits. A career legislator lives off both those plus outside contributions. A distinction with a difference and it does not support the gentleman at all well.

  18. ole markymarkwayne’s contact site does a zip code test before allowing one to post. We need some valid zip+4 codes posted to use asap to get past the test. Help!

  19. Jane & PKM says:

    Micr, here’s two for McAlester; plus links to a bunch within 30 mile of McAlester.

  20. Is he under the impression that people who perform services never charge for them? I guess his doctor and dentist work for free.

  21. Of course if his dentist were any good he would remove that foot from the guy’s mouth.

  22. What a sassy nacilbupeR boy indeed! Or maybe the strain of working for the people of Oklahoma is too much for him. Don’t you think he looks tired?