Thursday, April 24, 2014

The Tea Party Genome

cowboys & indiansLake County has its knickers in a bunch. At least according to State Rep Ed Sullivan, a member of the Illinois House Exec Committee that voted to bring the Barack Obama Presidential Library to Chicago. Sullivan warns that the Library is a wedge issue, certain to divide the State of Illinois:
State Rep. Ed Sullivan (R-Mundelein), who is the Republican spokesman for the committee, explained what happened and why the committee will vote again next week in Springfield. The problem blew up when House Speaker Mike Madigan's spokesman Steve Brown blamed the row on "Tea Party genes."
State Rep. Sullivan says Democrats intend to use Obama Library as wedge issue
The aforementioned Tea Party gene, as readers of this blog are empirically aware ...
Reading the Tea Party Leaves
has been fully sequenced by scientists. However it is not known who carries the gene.

Do you have the Tea Party gene? To answer that question, your LakeCountyEye commissioned a study. Paid informants submitted DNA samples to the Lake County State's Attorney office, and -- licketysplit -- the results are already in. As it turns out, there are 10 indelible indicators that you have the Tea Party gene:
Ten Signs that You Might Carry the Tea Party Gene
  1. Even if there was a cure for the gene, you still wouldn't sign up for Obamacare.

  2. Joe Walsh is not a guitar player.

  3. You burned your draft Obama Presidential Library Card.

  4. Marriage should be between a man and a woman and daddy's shotgun.

  5. Vote Oberweis for US Senate
     Afterwards treat yourself at an Oberweis Dairy -- 33 locations near you!

  6. You graze your backyard chickens on Federal land.

  7. Ditto the medical marijuana.

  8. If English was good enough for Pre-Columbian Americans it's good enough for us.

  9. You will stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance -- we know your name.

  10. Born and bred in Lake County!
Look for your LakeCountyEye nursing a Tazo Chai near you.

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