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KingFlorez Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-07-11 09:36 AM
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48. Breaking the rules already
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  -2 House Republicans Missed Swearing In While At A Fundraiser In The Capitol, Violating Constitution kpete  Jan-06-11 05:15 PM   #0 
  - MORONS!  bushisanidiot   Jan-06-11 05:18 PM   #1 
  - Where does it say they have to take their oath at any particular ceremony?  jberryhill   Jan-06-11 05:22 PM   #2 
  - Article VI, Paragraph 3, according to the HP article provided in the OP.  pacalo   Jan-06-11 05:27 PM   #4 
  - Did you bother reading it?  jberryhill   Jan-06-11 05:29 PM   #5 
  - I was subliminally pointing out that kpete is only the messenger &  pacalo   Jan-06-11 05:42 PM   #9 
     - It's called a "rhetorical question"  jberryhill   Jan-06-11 05:46 PM   #11 
        - "LMK when you hear an ANSWER" doesn't suggest "rhetorical".  pacalo   Jan-06-11 05:49 PM   #12 
        - Do you see the line after that? It is the answer.  jberryhill   Jan-06-11 05:53 PM   #13 
           - Well, aren't you considerate.  pacalo   Jan-06-11 05:56 PM   #14 
              - So you agree with the "Obama is not really president" crowd  jberryhill   Jan-06-11 05:57 PM   #15 
                 - Okay, no more playing around on this one...please read the HP article.  pacalo   Jan-06-11 06:05 PM   #17 
                    - Yeah, just like the freepers say that nothing Obama does is "official"  jberryhill   Jan-06-11 06:09 PM   #18 
                    - There are some people that aren't worth the trouble and should be put on Ignore. nt  valerief   Jan-06-11 06:53 PM   #22 
                       - +1000...  awoke_in_2003   Jan-06-11 08:01 PM   #27 
                          - The piece of nonsense I was responding to reminded me to put that nuisance person back on Ignore.  valerief   Jan-06-11 08:18 PM   #29 
        - The violation is...  ljm2002   Jan-06-11 08:07 PM   #28 
        - Did you read the DailyKos piece?  jberryhill   Jan-06-11 08:46 PM   #31 
           - A swearing-in requires that you repeat the oath of office...  ljm2002   Jan-06-11 09:40 PM   #34 
              - This is not a requirement stated anywhere in the Constitution. And  24601   Jan-07-11 06:29 AM   #39 
                 - Huffpo is not the only source of this story...  ljm2002   Jan-07-11 09:46 AM   #49 
                 - So  Cherchez la Femme   Jan-07-11 03:21 PM   #50 
        - the Constitution does state  melm00se   Jan-07-11 07:35 AM   #40 
  - Here is what Article VI, Paragraph 3 says  JDPriestly   Jan-06-11 07:21 PM   #26 
     - Where does it require them to be when they take the oath?  jberryhill   Jan-06-11 08:49 PM   #32 
        - Oaths are administered in person or by prior arrangements by other  kiranon   Jan-06-11 09:34 PM   #33 
        - Think back a few years. President Obama took an oath in public  24601   Jan-07-11 06:21 AM   #38 
        - Constitution says none of the things you say.about taking an oath.  No Elephants   Jan-07-11 08:05 AM   #41 
        - The Constitution does not require them to be anywhere, but it  JDPriestly   Jan-07-11 01:32 AM   #36 
        - Holding up your hand while watchign TV doesn't count as taking the oath.  Lord Magus   Jan-07-11 01:52 AM   #37 
           - In your opinion. Please see Reply 41.  No Elephants   Jan-07-11 08:17 AM   #42 
  - Where does it say they have to take their oath at any particular ceremony?  AlbertCat   Jan-06-11 05:30 PM   #6 
  - Well obviously someone gives a rat's ass  jberryhill   Jan-06-11 05:35 PM   #7 
     - "Obama's not really president" when Roberts flubbed the words.  AlbertCat   Jan-06-11 07:06 PM   #24 
     - Article II and Article VI are VERY different as to oaths. I was very glad Obama re-did  No Elephants   Jan-07-11 09:04 AM   #45 
  - If you would bother to actually research the topic it is very easy to find  Mortos   Jan-08-11 08:30 AM   #64 
  - Where are the consequences?  The Backlash Cometh   Jan-06-11 05:26 PM   #3 
  - I'd be torn as to which is worse, missing taking the oath or violating ethics rules. n/t  woodsprite   Jan-06-11 05:40 PM   #8 
  - I find the former particularly *unpatriotic* in view of  BadgerKid   Jan-06-11 08:36 PM   #30 
  - You move your feet..  butterfly77   Jan-06-11 05:44 PM   #10 
  - Oh, high-LARIOUS!  K8-EEE   Jan-06-11 05:58 PM   #16 
  - No wonder the Pubbies need it read out loud.  tanyev   Jan-06-11 06:38 PM   #19 
  - And what is Representative Issa doing about it?  liberal N proud   Jan-06-11 06:38 PM   #20 
  - Since they have violated ethics rules by fundraising in the Capitol,  mbperrin   Jan-06-11 06:42 PM   #21 
  - It's not unConstitutional according to the Conservative Constitution!  TygrBright   Jan-06-11 07:04 PM   #23 
  - Much adieu about nothing. There are plenty of other reasons to criticize them,  totodeinhere   Jan-06-11 07:08 PM   #25 
  - I agree w you. Please see Replies 41 and 44.  No Elephants   Jan-07-11 08:19 AM   #43 
  - Let the circus begin!  sofa king   Jan-06-11 09:46 PM   #35 
  - FOCUS on the very real ethics violation, not the fake issue.  No Elephants   Jan-07-11 08:44 AM   #44 
  - "Waterboard the Republicon traitors." - TeaBaggers  SpiralHawk   Jan-07-11 09:09 AM   #46 
  - Did the OP just post this and disappear?  newtothegame   Jan-07-11 09:23 AM   #47 
  - Breaking the rules already  KingFlorez   Jan-07-11 09:36 AM   #48 
  - The greed fest  classysassy   Jan-07-11 04:28 PM   #51 
  - kick  ncrainbowgrrl   Jan-07-11 08:49 PM   #52 
  - House GOP tries to fix mess started by lawmakers who voted without being sworn in  tomm2thumbs   Jan-07-11 08:49 PM   #53 
     - Constitution and swearing in are just frivolous formalities  howaboutme   Jan-07-11 08:49 PM   #54 
     - here are the two Dumbsh*ts swearing themselves in at the Party, raising their hands to the TV  tomm2thumbs   Jan-07-11 08:49 PM   #55 
     - So I guess I can go to, watch the video, and become a member of congress as well  high density   Jan-07-11 08:49 PM   #56 
     - heh heh - heck, I just voted on the Public Option by rewinding tape and raising my hand  tomm2thumbs   Jan-07-11 08:49 PM   #57 
     - Not just a party, looks like it was also a fund-raising event, which is not allowed where they  harun   Jan-07-11 08:49 PM   #60 
     - "I went to the Visitors Center to see if I could see myself in the chamber on TV"  struggle4progress   Jan-07-11 08:49 PM   #58 
     - Gawd, you're such a dick!  DCKit   Jan-07-11 08:49 PM   #61 
        - Maybe I should have more self-control. But Freshman Representatives traditionally get an orientation  struggle4progress   Jan-07-11 09:03 PM   #62 
           - Somebody told him there was a "Free Money" ATM down there.  DCKit   Jan-07-11 09:16 PM   #63 
     - ! ROFLMAO  lonestarnot   Jan-07-11 08:49 PM   #59 

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