Elijah Cummings Dies At 68

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by BadIdeaGuy, Oct 17, 2019.

  1. BadIdeaGuy

    BadIdeaGuy Don't discriminate against blind preloaders

    Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has died

    Not a fan of his, but wouldn't wish an early death on anyone.

    This will change up leadership of the house oversight committee, and could potentially change up how the impeachment inquiry continues.

    Rep. Carolyn Maloney will be acting chair in the committee.

  2. I'm not sure how Baltimore is going to find a replacement to do such a fantastic job of governing them.
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  3. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    Maybe Sheila Jackson Lee, from the Houston area, can multi-task and rake in twice the salary?
  4. Wrong

    Wrong :))

    Thoughts and prayers.
  5. newfie

    newfie Well-Known Member

    to me whatever good he has done has been wiped out by his partisan attacks as a chairman. I had nothing good to say about him when he was alive.
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  6. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    The legacy of his policies will live on in Baltimore.

    His funeral will be interesting to watch. I expect another Paul Wellstone type of fiasco.
  7. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Refresh my memory. Being from Mn. I know Wellstone was well liked by most Minnesotans ( I tend to hate them all) but I can't remember what you call a fiasco.
  8. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    He was the mayor?
  9. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    That sounds like what I thought Trump would say but his tweet uncharacteristicly showed some restraint.
  10. Old Man Jingles

    Old Man Jingles Rat out of a cage

    Half the article was spent attacking Trump.
  11. BadIdeaGuy

    BadIdeaGuy Don't discriminate against blind preloaders

    Saw it on Fox first, but wanted to post a link from a different site to keep @bacha29 from going full on meltdown mode.
  12. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    I have seen hardly any Cummings stories that didn't use it as an excuse to attack Trump. Instead of being about Cumming's own accomplishments. Of course then it would have to explain how a poor sharecropper's son ended up with so much money,
  13. newfie

    newfie Well-Known Member

    Yeah I don't go nice just cause the guy died.

    I'm sure he did some good but overall he was a partisan hack and incompetent.
  14. moreluck

    moreluck golden ticket member

  15. vantexan

    vantexan Well-Known Member

    Read recently his wife's company was benefiting from his actions in Congress. Hmmmm......
  16. Old Man Jingles

    Old Man Jingles Rat out of a cage

    Good luck with that ... he is the paradigm of meltdowns over Trump!
  17. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

  18. newfie

    newfie Well-Known Member

    Rats and riots.
  19. newfie

    newfie Well-Known Member

    Yep swept that one under the rug.

    Have you heard anything about Jane saunders this election cycle?
  20. BrownArmy

    BrownArmy Well-Known Member

    Elaine Chao?

    Y’all never seem to mind when Republicans get rich...