Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Joe has joined the Really Silly Republican Caucus

Joe Knollenberg has signed on to an amendment that would ban initiatives that prohibit the use of certain words to describe terrorists. Pete Hoekstra offered an amendment and Joe voted in favor of it, for initiatives that ban the use of the words "islamist" and "jihadist".

I think if we spent more time actually fighting the root causes of terrorism that we might actually be more effective than offering amendments that literally fight words, not terrorists.

"Spokesmen for McCotter and Knollenberg said while they are aware Muslims find the words objectionable, they believe intelligence officials must be free to describe events as they see them."

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