By Jack Jodell, Nov. 13, 2011
This guy is a self-centered DEADBEAT who owes more than $100,000 in past-due child support! He denies that bank speculation by irresponsible and greedy Wall Street speculators caused our current economic nightmare. He has said he does not care at all if government rmployees lose their jobs and is glad the post office is laying off thousands of employees. Here is an accurate accounting of an absolutely crazy ranting and raving he did last week, yelling angrily and pointing his finger threateningly AT HIS OWN CONSTITUENTS, THE PEOPLE WHO PAY HIS SALARY! This is taken from a piece by Lee Moran which appeared in THE UNITED KINGDOM’S DAILY MAIL, halfway across the world in ENGLAND! Moran writres:
“A Tea Party-backed Republican – who gained office vowing to bring fiscal responsibility to Washington – ‘went crazy’ and shouted down a constituent who questioned the power big banks have over government. The bizarre rant from Illinois congressman Joe Walsh came after he was grilled during an informal surgery in a bar about the lack of regulation which ultimately allowed banks to bet against their own customers.
Cutting off the man, the father-of-five yelled: ‘I am tired of hearing that crap! Don’t blame the banks… that pisses me off!’
He then told the potential voter that he would ask him to leave if he did not stop talking.
Walsh was meeting constituents on Sunday at the UNO Bar & Grill in the Chicago suburb of Gurnee, for his weekly Cup Of Joe With Joe Walsh event, when he lost his temper. Standing up, he gesticulated his hands wildly in front of his face as he answered questions, which included why are there bank lobbyists in Congress and other financial regulatory agencies.
He said: ‘I don’t want government meddling in the marketplace. Yeah, they move from Goldman Sachs to the White House, I understand all of that. But you gotta be consistent. And it’s not the private marketplace that created this mess. What created this mess was your government, which has demanded for years that everybody be in a home. And we’ve made it easy as possible for people to be in homes.’
Walsh also suggested that the federal government stop funding the U.S. Postal Service. He shouted: ‘If the Postal Service can’t compete in the marketplace, I am tired of propping it up.’
Walsh, 49, unexpectedly captured his north eastern Illinois district last year by a slim margin, campaigning on a promise to reign in government spending and promoting his conservative values.
He gained notoriety earlier this year for speaking out against U.S. President Barack Obama and accusing him of lying about the impact of not raising the national debt ceiling.
In July it was revealed he was being sued by his ex-wife Laura for more than $100,000 in unpaid child support.
She filed a claim in December 2010, as part of their divorce case, which says he owes $117,437 to her and their three children. He is now married to Helene.
The congressman’s alleged financial problems also made headlines while he was campaigning last year, when at least one staffer claimed he would ‘spend, spend, spend uncontrollably’.
His campaign manager quit and sued for $20,000 in non-payment, and two other staffers who quit accused him of not properly disclosing a 2008 home foreclosure and traffic citations to the public, taking their grievances public.
Walsh also bounced checks, including one to a Republican fundraiser.
A Walsh spokesman at the time called it a smear campaign by disgruntled workers and said the congressman had learned from his financial struggles, including the foreclosure.”
Walsh, like most tea-partiers, prides himself on his “fiscal responsibility.” Yet it is strange how IN-fiscally responsible he is in his own private life, and how small of a family man he is to have left three children behind while amassing an astonishing $117,497 in unpaid child support!
THIS MAN IS A DISGRACE TO HIS DISTRICT, HIS PARTY, AND TO THE ENTIRE COUNTRY!
It is abundantly clear he cannot manage his violent temper NOR his personal finances. It is doubtful he has the mental faculties needed to manage his constituents’ needs, either, since he is obviously clueless as to the blame reckless Wall Street speculators really DO deserve for ruining our economy as well as to how the Post Office is ACTUALLY funded, by the sale of stamps and postage, NOT federal bailouts. Then, too, he conveniently ignores the FACT that a lame-duck TRPUBLICAN-CONTROLLED Congress, through legislation signed by Republican President George W. Bush, forced The post office, UNLIKE OTHER FEDERAL AGENCIES, to make an annual payment of more than $5 billion as an advance contribution to future retiree medical costs. Walsh, reactionary Republican that he is, simply DOES NOT CARE.
Walsh hates government employment so much, and instead wants all government jobs to go to private industry, that I suggest to you that HE BE FIRED IMMEDIATELY AND RETURNED TO PRIVATE INDUSTRY HIMSELF! I would strongly urge that he be replaced by an Iraq War veteran who lost both her legs in service to her country, Ms. Tammy Duckworth. She is actively running for Walsh’s seat anyway, plus she has a heart AND a brain (both of which Walsh obviously lacks). She understands the proper role of government (for its servants to LISTEN and not just shout down constituents) and would serve the district very well!
TAMMY DUCKWORTH FOR CONGRESS, 8TH DISTRICT, ILLINOIS!