Nutty Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee suggests re-naming ‘welfare’

“I left my Thorazine at home again!”

There’s no reason prog insanity shouldn’t be entertaining:

U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, who has decried the failure of Congress to extend unemployment benefits before its December recess, is talking about changing the vocabulary of assistance.

In a speech Jan. 8 on the House of Representatives floor, Jackson Lee suggested renaming government welfare.

“Maybe the word ‘welfare’ should be changed to something of, ‘a transitional living fund,'” Jackson Lee said, according to a post on The Minority Report blog. “For that is what it is – for people to be able to live,” she said.

Why not just call them “paychecks” and consider walking to the mailbox to be a full time government job? I shouldn’t think out lout because SJL might run with that.

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