Joe Wilson Had A Tough August Recess …

FACT-FINDING MISSION? “YOU LIE!” || By FITSNEWS || It’s exhausting being U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson … you know, casting all those votes in opposition to the best interests of American taxpayers (basically doing whatever liberal “Republican” Speaker John Boehner tells him to do). All that selling out can make a…


|| By FITSNEWS || It’s exhausting being U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson … you know, casting all those votes in opposition to the best interests of American taxpayers (basically doing whatever liberal “Republican” Speaker John Boehner tells him to do).

All that selling out can make a status quo politician tired!

Anyway, Wilson found time to refresh himself during Congress’ August recess, though, spending a week at a five-star resort in Hawaii.  Wilson and fellow “Republican” U.S. Reps. Randy Forbes, Vicky HartzlerRichard Nugent, Paul Cook, Robert LattaSteven Palazzo and Randy Hultgren joined Democrats Joe CourtneyPete Aguilar and Brenda Lawrence on the trip.

Spouses were also invited …

Who paid for this vacation?  You did.

That’s right.  Rather than calling this trip what it was – a vacation – these congressmen referred to it as a fact-finding mission designed to familiarize them with “Hawaii’s Department of Defense assets” and the military’s various “missions within the region.”

Wow … really?

According to The Washington Post, these lawmakers (all except Aguilar and Lawrence, who flew commercial) departed the nation’s capital on August 31 “via military jet (business class) to stay at the oceanfront Sheraton Waikiki in Honolulu.”

That’s a four-star resort, people.

“Dinners were planned at the famous Hy’s Steak House – the superb porterhouse is always worth the $88.95 – and the upscale Roy’s Hawaii with its great fusion menu,” the Post’s Al Kamen reported.

Also, Kamen noted that the lawmakers’ schedules “thoughtfully included substantial ‘executive time.'”

Ah yes … “executive time.”

Guess Wilson needed to rest up for future sellouts …


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Joe Wilson September 10, 2015 at 3:42 pm

Remember? I called Obama a liar.
That’s good enough for the racists rubes I represent. God, I love South Carolina!

Fecal Matters September 10, 2015 at 4:45 pm

Wait, are you suggesting he’s NOT a liar?

Sic Semper Tyrannis September 10, 2015 at 4:46 pm

Are you suggesting he is ?

CorruptionInColumbia September 10, 2015 at 4:53 pm

I’ll say it, he IS!

DCismorecorrupt September 10, 2015 at 5:12 pm

I say they all are

Sic Semper Tyrannis September 10, 2015 at 6:37 pm

I’ll agree.

RogueElephant September 10, 2015 at 7:25 pm

I’ll second that. He is.

flip September 10, 2015 at 7:26 pm

I’ll third it.

bogart September 10, 2015 at 8:50 pm

Challenge…..Name an honest politician.

flip September 10, 2015 at 8:58 pm

Mark Sanford and Jesse Helms. Both serve the the people that elected them 100% on issues.

flip September 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Jesse ‘served’….kindest, most gentle politician I have ever been around….

bogart September 11, 2015 at 4:24 pm

Only if the issue is whether or not to use a condom during extramarital excursions.

Congressman Joe Wilson September 10, 2015 at 4:36 pm

Yeah, do you still have that Tango guy on here. Last year in the mid-terms he had left me a voice mail asking me to post an op-ed on his site, SC Political Digest or something like that. He went on and on about what a great member of Congress, a conservative beacon of light I think he called me. Said I was a true patriot and steward of the people’s money. We were talking about him on that little vacation, when we were having those $90 steaks. Some guests asked if we should order the chocolate volcano dessert, for like $35, and I just couldn’t stop laughing. Of course we had the desserts with brandy. But still, so funny.

dr.zhivago September 10, 2015 at 9:08 pm

Boz Martin says Grand Tango is apparently Will Folks on other social media sites? Appears you came to the right place to find out.

The President September 10, 2015 at 4:38 pm

Sounds like Joe didn’t get nearly the deal I did on the tax payers dime. I’m sure my resort was better and I know I played more gold than he did. I might be the Liar but I don’t go cheap

Tazmaniac September 10, 2015 at 4:42 pm

Anyone with an ounce of reasoning knows that it is possible for Joe to both be correct in his Obama assessment AND be a DC POS. Pointing out he is a POS doesn’t mean Obama is not also a POS.

Conservative "values" September 10, 2015 at 9:20 pm

Yeah AND he has conservative “values”

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TroubleBaby September 10, 2015 at 4:51 pm

They live like kings, & we(the taxpayers) are their slaves.

CorruptionInColumbia September 10, 2015 at 5:01 pm

Isn’t it time for Joe to send out another one of those meaningless “constituent surveys”?

I’m talking about the ones that list categories such as crime, foreign policy, abortion, gun control, defense, immigration. etc, and where you rank these issues in order of importance. The problem with that is, he doesn’t have a place for you to note HOW you feel about those issues such as “for” or “against”. Of course, it doesn’t matter anyhow. Joe will just vote as Boehner tells him to after 0bama tells Boehner what to do.

Lone Ranger September 10, 2015 at 5:31 pm

Ummmmm…Kemosabe…Tonto thought FA22 Raptor was fast but Tonto
has learned instead

It pales compared to Lexington County voters handing Raghead
AND video poker their heads

Well hold on, Tonto—because don’tcha know—when you bend
voters over for a good…

Like I-Lie-To-Conservatives-Joe and Katrina ripping down the
flag—yep—they’ll get theirs too !!!

redneck September 10, 2015 at 7:55 pm

you actually liked your own post? How desperate for a flag supporter. I wonder if you could eve name 1 ancestor that fought for that flag you claim heritage by. If you cant, you are just as full of shit as the politicians you claim are. Lets see if you can…..

guest September 10, 2015 at 8:05 pm

Go worship your ISIS flag Obama lover.

another redneck September 10, 2015 at 8:51 pm

what, I don’t like a redneck scum like you, so according to you I must be in that shit of a terrorist group? Wow what kind of fucking idiot you really must be. Let me guess, your mama didn’t tell you which of her brothers is your daddy did she? Now you are bitter. As to the Obama bs, you do now I am a republican don’t you? just not a nut job like you.

Lone Ranger September 11, 2015 at 3:43 pm

“Guest” and “another redneck” keep their heads way up Raghead without fail
And who knows–they’ll probably even keep them there when Raghead goes to jail !!!

original redneck is back September 11, 2015 at 4:53 pm

dude, did your uncle/daddy hit you today? Are there tires on that truck in front of your singlewide or cinderblocks? (the double wide is the rich guy in your trailer park and it isn’t you). Again name one relative you have that actually fought for that flag you claim to have a connection with for some reason even though it had nothing to do with this state. I bet you cant as your mom didn’t even know your dad (other than he was somehow related). Heritage for you means doing your sister huh? Go back to chewing tobacco and eating squirrels redneck Joe.

Lone Ranger September 11, 2015 at 3:41 pm

Not only can I “eve name” but I can even name THEM, too
And I know where they are NOW, but–I can’t say that for you !!!

redneck September 11, 2015 at 5:35 pm

well do it big boy, and remember on your side of the family your daddy is also your uncle so it only counts as 1

LRob September 10, 2015 at 6:06 pm

12 years and out, total, house and/or senate. Never to be repeated. After their terms, a five year waiting period to become a lobbyist. Cancel all junkets of any kind. They can ‘fact find’ via the internet, like the rest of us.

A starting point.

Sic Semper Tyrannis September 10, 2015 at 6:39 pm

Lobbyist are obsolete in my plan. What are they good for ?

term limits September 10, 2015 at 7:58 pm

Lining the pockets and swelling the bank accounts of the elected officials.

fed up Republican September 10, 2015 at 6:29 pm

There will continue to be koolAid drinking fools who will support, contribute to and vote for this feckless excuse for a Representative.
Very close association and ties to the Lexington Ring:
James Metts, Danny Frazier, Jason Amodio, Bob Peeler, Joe Owens, et al.

RogueElephant September 10, 2015 at 7:31 pm

I was at three events with Joe over the recess period and heard him get several “Get rid of Boehner . ” instructions. I even gave him one myself. Let’s see how he dose when TSHTF.

flip September 10, 2015 at 7:42 pm

I know John.He has disappointed ALL of us.The way his congressional district is drawn, he seat is SAFE forever as a Republican.

The gang in D>C> will have to strip him of his leadership-then he will come home.

RogueElephant September 11, 2015 at 7:53 am

When he can go to Piglocie and get enough Dims to make up the loss of Republican votes, he is pretty much bullet proof. And the way he gets back at those who oppose him , the vote has to be about nailed down to risk losing a committee chairmanship. Kinda like a rock and a hard place.

Willie is Sic September 10, 2015 at 7:58 pm

Willie you lie!!!?

Philip Branton September 11, 2015 at 12:41 am

I hope Joe can meet me at my vacation “day” on November 2 in Washington DC at the Defense One Summit at the Sheraton….!


Bingo Bob September 11, 2015 at 3:37 am

Did stutterin’ Joe also take that back-stabbing worthless POS Butch with him?

Brady, NE kicks Liberals' ASS! September 11, 2015 at 7:48 am

Don’t really care about Wilson’s personal life, you creey-ass CREEP… but Brady throws 4 TDs to beat the Steelers…

Suck on that you LIBERAL Ass-Kisser.

Like FITSNews, the other liberal rag The State, is too fucking depressed to even print the score…

Hahahaha. I love to see you get the shit slapped out of you, after you TRY so hard to attack those you HATE.

Will Folks aka Sic September 11, 2015 at 8:01 am

How is a taxpayer-funded vacation masquerading as official government business his “personal life?”

Rocky September 11, 2015 at 8:14 am

It’s not. It’s a misuse of his office. That said, Why-Ke-Key sucks. Maui is much better.

Shoot @ ants, vipers walk free September 11, 2015 at 9:38 am

I don’t really GIVE a SHIT. Obama has spent $9 trillion and you suck his dick, while harping on Wilson’s peanuts…

Until we stifle ignorant FUCKS like you…and concentrate on the BIG, True and most-corrupt political criminals…this country will swirl down the toilet…

Uneducated, incompetent, lemming, lockstep media – propped up by character-less, SELFISH politicians like Mark Sanford, just make the problem worse.

Police are being shot down in the streets, hardworking families have no insurance, even though they pay for it, jobs have been cut drastically, energy is WAY up since 2008 and salaries have bottomed out. ALL of it Obama’s (Democrats’) FAULT..and you act like a Fucking Know-Nothing every time a drop of the truth trickles out.

You are either really Fucking stupid, or you are one sinister bastard.

Daniel Boome September 11, 2015 at 10:22 am

Haha, Will just “hit the nail on the head” and now you are “fleeing who and what you are” because you are pissed. Just got your ass kicked and couldn’t answer the question so you go into one of your deranged tirades. When are you gonna learn that nobody listens to a deranged menace like yourself? Is your goal to just to make sure you get mocked and laughed at? If nobody listens to the truth about Obama it’s because of people like you. Look in the mirror for the reason this country is messed up.

flip September 11, 2015 at 10:07 am

Damn. Tango took ya to the woodshed. No comment?

Dun wid Joe September 11, 2015 at 11:14 am

I would vote for a brick before I would vote for Joe…as an aside, I always for for the more intelligent candidate

Native September 13, 2015 at 10:19 pm

Listen, “four star” is a stretch. I have stayed at that exact hotel and paid the government rate for my room, which was $179. So, I am hardly horrified by this expenditure and the article loses credibility by failing to recognize possible need for military business in one of our nation’s largest, if not the largest, naval installations.


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