While dining out at Havana Rumba, a Cuban restaurant in Louisville Friday night, Mitch McConnell and wife, Chao were disrupted from their dining experience by a man who has been hailed, a “hero” for calling the senator out on his comments that he intends to call for cuts to Social Security and Medicare since they, in his opinion, are why there is a huge budget deficit. That is not true, but Americans do tend to believe the lies put out by those they elect to political office. However, thankfully, one man was not falling for the lies put out by Mitch McConnell that Social Security and Medicare are the sole cause for the budget deficit.
The hero of the hour, who remains nameless at the writing of this blog, bellowed these words at the senator, “Why don’t you get out of here? Why don’t you leave the entire country?” Whereupon Republican Senator Mitch McConnell flagged down a waiter and requested to speak with the establishment’s manager in order to have his bill disputed down to $0. When asked why McConnell thought that he should pay nothing for his and his wife’s meal, the senator responded, “Like Social Security and Medicare is causing a huge budget deficit, so too would my paying for this meal cause a huge deficit in my net worth of $22.8 million and to avoid this, I would rather not pay for the meal.” The manager understood and declined to charge McConnell and his wife for the meal. The next couple would have an added tax placed on their credit card charge for their meal to make up for the cost of the McConnell’s meal.
And there’s this … the woman who shot the video says before McConnell left there appeared to be some dispute over the bill. They talked to the waiter and restaurant manager and apparently resolved it.
You see, having a net worth of $22.8 million and knowing how to not ever need to touch it since it is so easy to dispute EVERYTHING when you are a senator of longstanding who has engaged in taking bribes and kickbacks for so many years from corporations, you become a pro at making sure that your net worth remains untouched even as you deplete the net worth of others, namely those who would rely on Social Security and Medicare to help them through their retirement years even as Mitch McConnell feeds at the taxpayer trough himself, helping himself to designer health care, a yearly salary of $193,400 and a six figure income for life even when he retires from the senate. So, what need has he for Social Security and Medicare when he’s got a wife who is rich on her own account and whose money he has also made use of even as he sits in a restaurant and disputes the cost of their meal.
He cares nothing for the senior who already has to sometimes go without food or medicine and who has to bankrupt themselves to pay the portion of medical expenses that even Medicare does not pay for while he enjoys a six figure income for life thanks to us taxpayers while he leaves untouched his $22.8 million since he also enjoys, at taxpayer expense, designer health care coverage that we can only dream of.
And let me clear up one thing right now. Social Security and Medicare are not responsible for why those corrupt criminals in Washington have caused a huge budget deficit. Their ‘pork’ programs that they throw in bloated budgets to be signed into law are partly responsible for a bloated budget, not to mention, a bloated military budget that funds useless aircraft that don’t even fly and that have had to be taken back to the drawing board to figure out why not. Social Security and Medicare are PAID FOR BY CONTRIBUTIONS OF ALL WHO WORK and since the republicans have been shouting, especially Donald Trump, that the unemployment rate is at 3.7 percent and is the lowest since December 1969, then how can Social Security and Medicare cause the budget deficit when practically everyone is working? The republicans want their cake and eat it too. You cannot state that the reason the budget deficit is so huge is because of two programs that are paid for by people working while at the same time state that the unemployment rate stands at 3.7 percent which would mean that the programs are being paid for and therefore, are not outrageous entitlements that are lacking funding. Also of note, Social Security has been raided by almost every Administration going back as far as Ronald Reagan. The Social Security surplus revenue was used for wars, tax cuts and other government programs. The money was stolen and never put back and now that baby boomers are retiring, our ‘elected’ criminals are trying to place the blame elsewhere and not where it belongs, on the White House and the halls of congress.
Remember, it is NO lie that whenever a politician’s lips are moving, that politician is lying and Mitch McConnell is the perfect example of a lying politician. With a net worth such as his and yet, he is sitting somewhere attempting to obtain a ‘free’ meal from hard workers at a restaurant even as he seeks to deny those workers the right to their money when they retire. He is a shameless reptile and may he slither out of the senate the next time he is up for re-election and if not, what is wrong with the people of Kentucky? You folks don’t need Social Security and Medicare? For your sake, I hope not because as long as you continue to elect the likes of Mitch McConnell, you won’t have to worry about those programs being around if you should need them!