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The Tea Party Congress's 20 Best Job Creation Bills

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House Republicans have come up with a new gimmick -- putting the words "Jobs Creation Act" at the end of every bill in order to camouflage the real intent of the legislation. Here's a comprehensive list of all the "jobs legislation" the Tea Party Congress has  introduced so far:

 

HR 211: The Let's Make Social Security Really Hard to Get by Creating Tons of Incomprehensible Paperwork  Jobs Creation Act.

 

HR 675: The Harrassing Abortion Doctors is Totally Okay with Us Jobs Creation Act.

 

HR2240: The Let's Deport All Illegal Aliens Except the Ones Who Work for Us Jobs Creation Act.

 

HR 124: The Abolish the EPA Because We Don't Believe in Science Anyway and Al Gore is an Idiot Jobs Creation Act.

 

HR 555: The Protect Clarence Thomas from Impeachment Even Though He Deserves it because it Makes People Think We Like Black People Jobs Creation Act.

 

HR 776: The Let's Make it Really Hard for Women to Get Abortions Unless it's One of Our Daughters and We Don't Like Her Boyfriend Jobs Creation Act.

 

HR 766: The Let Lobbyists Hand Out Cash on the Floor of Congress Jobs Creation Act.

 

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