She is serving her ninth term 18 years as a member of the United States House of Representatives. She represents the 18th Congressional District of Texas, centered in Houston, which is the energy capital of the world. She also led the fight for passage of the Fair Sentencing Act and this year garnered unanimous support to amend the Defense Authorization Bill that creates a day of honor for the return of our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Originally posted by pwillie Subject: Just when you think you have heard all of the stupid things going on in the United States -- this comes along. Now, it is black hurricanes Well, it appears our African-American friends have found yet something else to be pissed about.
A black congresswoman this would be Sheila Jackson Lee of Houston reportedly complained that the names of hurricanes are all Caucasian sounding names. I am NOT making this up! She would also like the weather reports to be broadcast in 'language' street people can understand because one of the problems that happened in New Orleans was that black people could not understand the serious of the situation due to racially biased language of the weather report.
I guess if the weather person says that the winds are going to blow at mph, that is too hard to understand. I can hear it now. A weatherman in New Orleans is going to say Not trying to be a Smart Ass.
I am just confused by your statement on my "First Poof," thread. Then I open this and here we are.
I am confused, as to where you draw the line of "it is offensive " With respect Pwillie. Not trying to pick a fight.
It does not improve this Forum. Not trying to pick a fight Paul.
Your jokes were fine until you ventured into incest. Pwillie's post was accurate even though 13 years old until he ventured into racist vernacular.Rep.
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