Some things are just meant to go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Milk and cookies. Babies and hunting.

That appears to be the logic behind Senate Bill 207 sponsored by Sen. Joe Hune (R-Hamburg), which is being debated in the Senate right now. The legislation would scrap the minimum age for hunting licenses in Michigan in an effort to halt the declining numbers participating in the sport

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Have all the elected Republicans gone completely insane? We’ve got serious relief responsibilities to deal with in Haiti and Japan requiring money and manpower. Unemployment is still down. Housing is still knackered. The economy is struggling to recover. We’ve got troops in Afghanistan, Iraq and a dozen other countries globally. We’re aiding a military movement to stop a truly evil dictator from killing off all his citizens…

…and Republicans want the Federal and State Governments to focus on things like redefining the word rape so fewer women are eligible for legal abortions and abolishing the age limit of hunters in Michigan because the people who sell guns to hunters aren’t having a good year?

Yuh because what I want for my 4 year old in the middle of throwing a temper tantrum is for him to not only know where daddy keeps the guns, but how to load and aim them!

And did you notice? The Republican who came up with this hair-brained scheme is named Joe.

Editor’s note:  heh – I meant to say unemployment is still up, not down. Thanks FEDUP for catching this 🙂

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