Patrick’s Past Gets the McHenry Treatment as payback for the still not apologized for smear “Elizabeth Warren is a liar!” Applying McHenry’s values (he can call anyone a liar even when the truth that they are not a liar stares him in the face) to his own past, this is what we get:
So here’s a story, based on facts, but untethered by the constraints of morality or veracity, about a young, closeted bank logo named Patrick McHenry. Patrick was raised in a barn in North Carolina, where apparently men are no longer gentlemen and lying is the sign of your “Christianity”. Patrick is, needless to say, a Republican. As a very young and impressionable man, he allowed Karl Rove to hire him as the National Coalition Director for W’s 2000 campaign, and so sealed his fate as a betrayer of the people. But it would be years until he finally showed his true colors, by calling a real, honest champion of the people a “liar” not once, but twice, on national TV and in the middle of a committee meeting where thuggery of that level is simply not tolerated.
After his initial training in election theft, young Patrick McHenry was running for US House as a Republican and he lived with a male aide who committed voter fraud twice. Now, this young man’s fraud was helpful to his housemate, as Patrick won by a scant 89 votes. Patrick bailed this young, hot aide out with his PAC money. So what if it’s not legal? Patrick’s a Republican Christian! I know what you’re thinking, and it’s true. Patrick McHenry, it turns out, is a rumored closeted homosexual who hates other gay people. He has to lie about it because being gay is a problem for Republicans.
He has gotten special permission from God, though, so you needn’t concern yourself with his alleged soul. But questions dogged the young Patrick. Suspicious people, also known as evil political operatives who believed in law and order, wanted to know why he paid thousands of dollars for his young friend’s legal fees out of his PAC money.
Could be that he bought off his gay lover after forcing him to vote illegally. He can’t prove he didn’t. Hey, we report, you decide.
Or it could be that he “took advantage” of his young friend and was pulling an Ensign with his PAC money. Innocent people don’t pay twenty thousand dollars for a flat mate’s legal fees. Do they?
Patrick attempted to staunch the blood by announcing that his “aide” was a “law abiding Christian”, but this only resulted in more backlash as many were aware of Patrick’s human rights ranking, which showed poorly for him at 0%, partly because Patrick was sure that life begins at fertilization. We note that this was easy for him to say, as the chances of him fertilizing anyone by accident are slim to none.
Here is the face of a liar (see how easy that is, goodness, it just rolls of the tongue):
Patrick owned a house that he lived in with another man. He had also lived with three other male aides. Betrayed human rights advocates wondered when would Patrick man up and announce to his southern constituency that PATRICK MCHENRY IS OFFICIALLY OUT.
While his status as sexual harasser was still up for grabs, his “word” was losing credibility with each breath he took.
Also, according to Pam’s House Blend, rumors of murder and bilking senior citizens surrounded Mr. McHenry like a bad virus that just wouldn’t go away. Patrick tried to convince the people that God had also given him a special “Pallin around” pass, but they weren’t biting. In retrospect, would it have been fair to convict McHenry of guilt by association, or guilty by sexual relation? Of course not.
But questions must be asked: McHenry palling around with murderers? We report, you decide.
Some people say Patrick McHenry had made tons of money since he cheated his asset-less way to the US House. McHenry’s financial reports showed that he went from owning practically nothing in 2004 when he ran for congress to now being worth near 1.2 million dollars. Patrick soon found that when Wells Fargo is your top donor, you don’t have to concern yourself with ethics, and this allowed him the “freedom” to enrich himself while his constituents were foreclosed upon. Some of his wiser constituents called him a carpetbagger, but Patrick was immune to such name-calling. He had a special secret: God had also given him a special pass to enrich himself off the banking crisis.
When Wells Fargo was fined in August of 2010 for “unfair and deceptive business practices,” “gouging and profiteering” and a judge said “the bank’s dominant, indeed sole, motive was to maximize the number of overdrafts”, McHenry broadened his carpetbagging scheme to include bangsters. Patrick was pallin around with the big boys now, giving them cover for their theft from the people while quietly taking the “perks” that go along with such loose morals.
In a short amount of time, he found himself pimping for the bangsters and eventually he morphed into a bank logo masquerading as a family values Christian for the sole purpose of deceiving his constituents. Still, at night, Patrick heard the voice of God assuring him that God shows His love by material wealth and only some are chosen. God was “opening doors” for Patrick, and Patrick would be a fool to turn his back on the rich rewards of being one of God’s chosen few.
Here’s a bit of his shameful voting record as he descended further into the pit of liars:
• Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
• Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
• Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
• Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
• Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
• Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
• Voted NO on defining “energy emergency” on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
• Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
• Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
• Voted NO on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
• Voted NO on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
It was truly a sad day when it was rumored that Patrick was sleeping with not just one, but a few Wells Fargo lobbyists. Did he rape a Wells Fargo lobbyist? Until he proved he didn’t, the people felt they had to assume he did but even then, they said they wouldn’t apologize for accusing him of being a rapist, convicted-criminal who used PAC money to bail out his other boy toy, because they were above an apology.
In the last election (2010), 54% of Patick’s campaign contributions came from PACs and 46% from individual contributions, but of those individual contributions, 40% were large contributions. Only 5% came from small individual contributions. $250,000 came from the finance, real estate and insurance sector PACs. If Patrick ever were a man of the people, those days are long gone now. Corrupted, in just a few short years.
Rumor had it, Patrick McHenry was taking bribes from financial corporations to be a corporate shill while pretending to be a man of the people.
Mr. McHenry’s descent into shame continued unabated, as he also made a right fool of himself when he brought his particular brand of puppetry to Baghdad for a dog and pony show, after which Veteran’s Affairs attacked him, claiming that McHenry’s video violated Operational Security. McHenry was too full of himself to take the video down for mere operational security (f- you troops! You lie!), but it seems a visit from the Pentagon finally persuaded the daft and clueless McHenry to take the hagiographic video down.
And then came the real low point: the Countrywide fiasco. Patrick took $5,500 from Countrywide’s PAC, and then served on an investigation into CEO payout fraud of Countrywide Financial. That no looky so good. Neither do the rumored unlawful and unreported gifts of cheap mortgages for his many income producing properties. When Patrick was a state representative, 67% of his portfolio was commercial banks. He appeared to have purchased a lot of properties after being elected to the US House but he held very low mortgage debt, unlike most Americans who were struggling with an upside down mortgage.
Patrick had four or more houses and yet his mortgage liability stayed as low as $50,000, which raised the alarm of kickbacks from the mortgage and banking companies he was in charge of. Faced with the mounting outcry of an awakening constituency, Patrick did the only thing he could: He smeared the good Dr. Elizabeth Warren, who was starting an oversight committee for the banking and mortgage industry.
He accused her of lying on national TV, shaking in his boots at being found out. And he couldn’t stop himself from doing it again during a committee meeting later. His pocket book compelled him. The lifestyle God had given him compelled him. He comforted himself that while he may have stooped to calling an honorable lady a liar in public, knowing that he was lying when he said it, at least he was still a Christian. North Carolina could be proud of that. And his manners! Oh, he embodied the southern gentleman (when he wasn’t shaming his mother on national TV).
As you can see, Patrick was knee deep in bed with the financial and mortgage companies. His accusation was nothing more than a transparent attempt to discredit a woman who was a champion of the rights of the consumers. Mr. McHenry was supposed to also be a champion of the people, was he not?
And yet, he has conducted his short political career with the crass thuggery of a cheap, valueless, plastic trinket all the while apparently enriching himself in “real estate”.
How does it feel, Mr. McHenry? Shame on you. Ed Schultz apologized, why won’t you?
This story about Patrick McHenry is based on real facts but embellished to make a point about the damaging effects of impugning someone’s character without proof, such as calling someone a liar on national TV and in a committee meeting. The political behavior and the voting records are real, though I “Foxed” the data, assuming the worst case scenario. I am not a personal friend of Elizabeth Warren, but rather consider her to be a friend to all Americans, hence the title of this post.