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26. Taxation without Representation
What the hell are they doing?
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  -'Super Congress': Debt Ceiling Negotiators Aim To Create New Legislative Body DeSwiss  Jul-24-11 02:22 AM   #0 
  - "Gang of Six" was such a smash hit, let's go for "Twelve"!  Wilms   Jul-24-11 02:30 AM   #1 
  - I'm tellin ya. These people are useless. :-/ n/t  DeSwiss   Jul-24-11 02:40 AM   #2 
  - How about a gang of 24? Wait! I've got it! A gang of 48. Even better, a gang of 96!  Kablooie   Jul-24-11 03:09 AM   #10 
  - Why don't they just put 69 stooges on the panel  Joe Bacon   Jul-24-11 08:52 AM   #61 
     - Shoot!  Plucketeer   Jul-24-11 02:17 PM   #169 
  - How about a gang of plank?  Kennah   Jul-24-11 05:11 AM   #18 
  - DUzy!!  BumRushDaShow   Jul-24-11 08:33 AM   #54 
  - + 1. This is the one I like.  man4allcats   Jul-24-11 10:18 AM   #97 
  - Bam!  Iggo   Jul-24-11 10:43 AM   #103 
  - +1000 Kenah  blackbart99   Jul-25-11 03:35 AM   #221 
  - The buck stops with the......  JJW   Jul-24-11 09:09 AM   #71 
  - That is one horrifying first sentence.  woo me with science   Jul-24-11 09:16 PM   #210 
  - yep--purpose of Gang of Six is to neuter democracy. Now they want to institutionalize it  yurbud   Jul-25-11 11:11 AM   #225 
  - Perfect post to begin the discussion.  Islandlife   Jul-25-11 11:32 AM   #228 
  - One little problem...  Sherman A1   Jul-24-11 02:46 AM   #3 
  - Oh, that old thing?  DeSwiss   Jul-24-11 02:56 AM   #6 
  - It is just a joint select committee. It is constitutional. Both houses  kelly1mm   Jul-24-11 02:59 AM   #8 
  - This will magnify the Republicans' filibuster power.  Uncle Joe   Jul-24-11 12:16 PM   #132 
     - True, but it worked for the BRAC. Hard decision sometimes need something  kelly1mm   Jul-24-11 07:24 PM   #202 
  - Stop throwing the Constitution in my face!11!"  peace frog   Jul-24-11 09:05 AM   # 
  - They haven't payed attention to it thus far.  ooglymoogly   Jul-24-11 09:35 AM   #81 
  - Hey!! Don't tread on them!! They're making our new constitooshun!  SaveAmerica   Jul-24-11 09:40 AM   #85 
  - Super Congress  papa3times   Jul-24-11 10:18 AM   #98 
  - Yes ... It is what the founding fathers wanted ...  Trajan   Jul-24-11 11:02 AM   #114 
  - The Constitution is "quaint". You know, like the Geneva Conventions  CanonRay   Jul-24-11 10:49 AM   #105 
  - Gee, do ya think our Constitutional scholar President will weigh in on this?  woo me with science   Jul-24-11 09:04 PM   #209 
  - If the Constitution is violated, the Supreme Court will uphold...oh, wait  checks-n-balances   Jul-25-11 01:13 AM   #219 
  - They are trying to insulate themselves from the people with this so-called "Super Congress"  totodeinhere   Jul-24-11 02:48 AM   #4 
  - Bingo. You win the Kewpie Doll....  DeSwiss   Jul-24-11 02:58 AM   #7 
  - "I didn't cut Social Security...it was ANTON KREITZER!"  TrollBuster9090   Jul-24-11 06:04 AM   #24 
  - This is bullshit.  MilesColtrane   Jul-24-11 02:49 AM   #5 
  - They're trying to weave themselves....  DeSwiss   Jul-24-11 03:10 AM   #12 
  - Most of the House had already surrendered their power to either Grover Norquist or ALEC.  TrollBuster9090   Jul-24-11 06:08 AM   #25 
  - concentrating it in the hands of 12 people  AlbertCat   Jul-24-11 11:49 AM   #127 
  - It was Reagan  Liberalynn   Jul-24-11 01:03 PM   #146 
  - have to agree with with you - while sitting on the sidelines, watching the circus & puking. n/t  marasinghe   Jul-25-11 08:10 PM   #231 
  - Yeah that's the BIGGEST problem with this  socialist_n_TN   Jul-24-11 12:56 PM   #142 
  - Treason  Angry Dragon   Jul-24-11 03:06 AM   #9 
  - No. It's Teason.  Kablooie   Jul-24-11 03:10 AM   #11 
  - Is it Treason?  glinda   Jul-24-11 06:25 PM   #199 
  - When the corruption of a government becomes this advanced......  DeSwiss   Jul-24-11 03:19 AM   #13 
     - profound quote  florida08   Jul-24-11 08:48 AM   #57 
     - +1  alsame   Jul-24-11 11:38 AM   #124 
  - Another example of the right's unwavering allegiance to the Constitution  FreeBillClinton   Jul-24-11 03:43 AM   #14 
  - Wiil they have to include a quote from the constitution at the beginning?  keopeli   Jul-24-11 03:52 AM   #15 
  - " against all enemies, foreign and domestic."  mackdaddy   Jul-24-11 08:50 AM   #59 
  - +1  davidwparker   Jul-24-11 05:30 PM   #197 
  - Does the creation of the super committee itself have to pass the House  Liberalynn   Jul-24-11 01:46 PM   #162 
  - "Well, if we're going to rob them and take their rights, then we better take their power as well."  NM Independent   Jul-24-11 03:57 AM   #16 
  - Super Congress for Super Citizens?  Downwinder   Jul-24-11 03:58 AM   #17 
  - And exactly who will be chosen, and by whom??  checks-n-balances   Jul-25-11 01:31 AM   #220 
  - Forgetting the part about government by and for the people,  Vinca   Jul-24-11 05:18 AM   #19 
  - All pretense of "Democrarcy" are being dismantled:  blkmusclmachine   Jul-24-11 05:22 AM   #20 
  - Yes, they've at least been pretending since 2000 - not anymore.  polichick   Jul-24-11 07:26 AM   #36 
  - Repubs read it...once.  KansDem   Jul-24-11 09:20 AM   #75 
  - Well - correct me if I am wrong here  mazzarro   Jul-24-11 09:38 AM   #83 
  - Easier to buy-off fewer people, especially when those people have less to lose. /nt  Festivito   Jul-24-11 05:45 AM   #21 
  - neither the corporatists nor the politicians have any problem...  tomp   Jul-24-11 07:30 AM   #39 
  - Absolutely not!  SemperEadem   Jul-24-11 05:50 AM   #22 
  - It's tbe 'catfood comission 2'. Remember, Obama created the first one by executive order  Edweird   Jul-24-11 05:58 AM   #23 
  - No, this is the catfood commission with actual legislative power.  TrollBuster9090   Jul-24-11 06:18 AM   #27 
  - Taxation without Representation  itsrobert   Jul-24-11 06:15 AM   #26 
  - No filibustering? Just straight up or down?  muriel_volestrangler   Jul-24-11 06:21 AM   #28 
  - Sort of like the "Supreme Court-Lite"  TatonkaJames   Jul-24-11 06:32 AM   #29 
  - As we go further down the path  me b zola   Jul-24-11 06:37 AM   #30 
  - Perhaps if they did what they were elected to do.......  Scottybeamer70   Jul-24-11 06:48 AM   #31 
  - "invent" is the key word there  dana_b   Jul-24-11 01:58 PM   #165 
  - They want to form a Republican Central Committee...  Evasporque   Jul-24-11 06:56 AM   #32 
  - I didn't see your post before I posted mine  socialist_n_TN   Jul-24-11 01:00 PM   #145 
  - you are so correct. they are now running the Bolshevik & Maoist playbook.  marasinghe   Jul-25-11 09:43 PM   #232 
  - The Republicans have deliberately destroyed the budget process  PuffedMica   Jul-24-11 07:00 AM   #33 
  - excellent post  proud patriot   Jul-24-11 12:54 PM   #141 
  - And this is Constitutional, how?  rucky   Jul-24-11 07:04 AM   #34 
  - If we are going to have a Constitutional crisis, Obama should just ignore  Maineman   Jul-24-11 07:26 AM   #37 
     - didn't he say in one of his press conferences this week  dana_b   Jul-24-11 01:52 PM   #164 
  - Admitting they're irrelevant and can't do the job - the new Congress will probably...  polichick   Jul-24-11 07:24 AM   #35 
  - The stupid. It hurts.  GoCubsGo   Jul-24-11 07:29 AM   #38 
  - Because they will pick Dems that are actually pubs with a "D" behind their names. nt  Nay   Jul-24-11 08:34 AM   #55 
     - Sad, but true. n/t  GoCubsGo   Jul-24-11 11:07 AM   #115 
     - Yep, and we've got plenty of those fuckers. Way, way too many.  kath   Jul-24-11 12:10 PM   #130 
  - Now we know. If corporations, especially large corporations, are not effectively regulated  Maineman   Jul-24-11 07:32 AM   #40 
  - This is garbage! Is this how to run a government? They are less than useless...  Harriety   Jul-24-11 07:39 AM   #41 
  - FUCK THAT NOISE.  Ikonoklast   Jul-24-11 07:40 AM   #42 
  - When I first read this at Huff Post, I thought it was an Onion piece.  Misskittycat   Jul-24-11 07:42 AM   #43 
  - The Big CON is ON!  Hubert Flottz   Jul-24-11 07:47 AM   #44 
  - Hmm, if the "Nutter's" want this?  fredamae   Jul-24-11 07:49 AM   #45 
  - See, I don't think the nutjobs on the right are gonna like this any more  Arkana   Jul-24-11 01:09 PM   #151 
  - This seems like fucking bullshit.  Jester Messiah   Jul-24-11 07:54 AM   #46 
  - Fuck no.  rosesaylavee   Jul-24-11 07:55 AM   #47 
  - Was this the goal of the theatrical debt ceiling fight the entire time?  DireStrike   Jul-24-11 08:02 AM   #48 
  - Abso-damn-lutely  peace frog   Jul-24-11 09:07 AM   #67 
  - So which states receive the preferential treatment via representation?  myrna minx   Jul-24-11 08:09 AM   #49 
  - It won't be states, it will be the corporate industries - MIC, pharma,  alsame   Jul-24-11 11:33 AM   #121 
  - An institution...  GTurck   Jul-24-11 08:10 AM   #50 
  - What Madison never envisioned  DFW   Jul-24-11 08:52 AM   #62 
     - High..  GTurck   Jul-25-11 08:27 AM   #223 
  - Here we go again  LiberalEsto   Jul-24-11 08:12 AM   #51 
  - Benj Franklin to Const Convention Sept 17, 1787  indypaul   Jul-24-11 10:52 AM   #106 
  - You're right. This move is eerily reminiscent of the Gleichschaltung Act.  Kaleko   Jul-24-11 01:30 PM   #154 
  - Super-Human, Super-Race.  road2000   Jul-24-11 02:08 PM   #168 
  - Yikes!  glinda   Jul-24-11 06:26 PM   #200 
  - super cost  nineteen50   Jul-24-11 08:21 AM   #52 
  - What is a nightmare.  ermasdaughter   Jul-24-11 08:26 AM   #53 
  - Don't they first need to change or eliminate that pesky Rule XXll?  IDemo   Jul-24-11 08:35 AM   #56 
  - if Senate Dems had any interest in getting shit done, they would have changed that at start of last  yurbud   Jul-25-11 07:47 PM   #230 
  - Whenever a job is too difficult, outsource it!  reformist2   Jul-24-11 08:48 AM   #58 
  - great political toon  florida08   Jul-24-11 08:50 AM   #60 
  - Now THAT'S running Government like a Business!  kenny blankenship   Jul-24-11 08:54 AM   #63 
  - +1000  florida08   Jul-24-11 09:08 AM   #68 
  - higher prices  nineteen50   Jul-24-11 11:52 AM   #128 
  - We Have Just Crossed The Rubicon Toward Fascism  cantbeserious   Jul-24-11 08:56 AM   #64 
  - Watch. It will be 5 Rabid Conservatives, 2 Blue Dogs, 3 DLC & 2 GOP. Quorum of 8 needed.  TwentyFive   Jul-24-11 08:59 AM   #65 
  - You said it.  peace frog   Jul-24-11 09:09 AM   #70 
  - They stay up nights trying to figure new ways of screwing we the people  lunatica   Jul-24-11 09:05 AM   #66 
  - 12? As in 12 apostles? Really?  plumbob   Jul-24-11 09:08 AM   #69 
  - They will say of us long in the future, if such exists, "like the Third Reich"  ooglymoogly   Jul-24-11 09:40 AM   #84 
  - No  nineteen50   Jul-24-11 02:37 PM   #177 
  - Might explain why "The Oak Initiative" was invited to the WH for Easter Prayer  blkmusclmachine   Jul-24-11 09:42 AM   #87 
  - Really sad thing is.....  JJW   Jul-24-11 09:17 AM   #72 
  - What another shitty idea from Washington?  Yon_Yonson   Jul-24-11 09:17 AM   #73 
  - Holy Shit why even bother with elections anymore, just let the Corporations own us.  harun   Jul-24-11 09:19 AM   #74 
  - AWFUL idea!!!!  Proud Liberal Dem   Jul-24-11 09:22 AM   #76 
  - how about - NOT!  UpInArms   Jul-24-11 09:24 AM   #77 
  - In America of the past, Grover Norquist would be in jail, or  neoralme   Jul-24-11 10:41 AM   #102 
  - Will this crap never stop?!  blackspade   Jul-24-11 09:25 AM   #78 
  - Oh joy...6 certifiable loon pugs and 6 round the bend bluedogs.  ooglymoogly   Jul-24-11 09:28 AM   #79 
  - WTF?!? Good-bye to The Great American Experiment.....America will be no more.  ElsewheresDaughter   Jul-24-11 09:29 AM   #80 
  - 1) They're in the business of destroying our constitution 2) Your toon is PERFECT!  SaveAmerica   Jul-24-11 09:37 AM   #82 
  - More effective than a "Blue Ribbon Committe" with super  mulsh   Jul-24-11 09:41 AM   #86 
  - So now Congress has become so stupid we need  EC   Jul-24-11 09:49 AM   #88 
  - Disgusting. And who would the Republicans be when Dems take the majority again?  Overseas   Jul-24-11 09:55 AM   #89 
  - Isn't it funny how these "strict constructionalists" like to make up crap?  ixion   Jul-24-11 09:57 AM   #90 
  - This cements Fascism. Although this has been in formulation for  neoralme   Jul-24-11 09:58 AM   #91 
  - I thought we needed less government.????????????  Historic NY   Jul-24-11 10:04 AM   #92 
  - We did, but then somebody figured out they would have to get a job  russspeakeasy   Jul-24-11 11:42 AM   #126 
  - And of course these 12 would be able to take bribes  JJW   Jul-24-11 10:06 AM   #93 
  - We already have a "Super Congress" in place that not only  24601   Jul-24-11 10:12 AM   #94 
  - cutting mortgage deductions and tax credit on retirement savings  RamboLiberal   Jul-24-11 10:13 AM   #95 
  - They are totally screwing the middle class, yet again.  Rockholm   Jul-24-11 11:35 AM   #123 
  - Time to get active. Our Country demands it. Now more than ever. Fight now or lose it forever.  blkmusclmachine   Jul-24-11 10:16 AM   #96 
  - And this is constitutional how, exactly?  CanonRay   Jul-24-11 10:23 AM   #99 
  - I feel like i'm taking crazy pills  raouldukelives   Jul-24-11 10:30 AM   #100 
  - we need  ebbie15644   Jul-24-11 10:36 AM   #101 
  - Put it on the ballot state by state  Marthe48   Jul-24-11 10:48 AM   #104 
  - So now we get the Wall Street House of Lords to decree that the  The Big Vetolski   Jul-24-11 10:54 AM   #107 
  - Oh? Why don't we downsize the other 526?  caseymoz   Jul-24-11 10:55 AM   #108 
  - LOL sure if they are not going to do their jobs. Why not?  avaistheone1   Jul-24-11 10:58 AM   #111 
  - Thursday, October Sixth. Washington DC.  truedelphi   Jul-24-11 03:43 PM   #185 
  - "All animals are equal...  Marthe48   Jul-24-11 10:56 AM   #109 
  - They are not even pretending  Mz Pip   Jul-24-11 10:57 AM   #110 
  - No way  Samantha   Jul-24-11 11:01 AM   #112 
  - A blatant end run around the Constitution.  AngryOldDem   Jul-24-11 11:01 AM   #113 
  - now we have Legislative TZAR'S.. . or are they going to be Dicktatters.???  dogmoma56   Jul-24-11 11:07 AM   #116 
  - Openly attempting to go against the will of the people  abelenkpe   Jul-24-11 11:13 AM   #117 
  - concentration of power =fascism moving faster than I thought it would here  lunasun   Jul-24-11 11:21 AM   #118 
  - And if there are 6-6 tie votes? I guess the 5-4 SCOTUS decides? nt  alsame   Jul-24-11 11:25 AM   #119 
  - BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO FUCKING BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO BOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!  TalkingDog   Jul-24-11 11:29 AM   #120 
  - I really am dismayed the at the desire of republicans to fuck over working Americans.  buddysmellgood   Jul-24-11 11:34 AM   #122 
  - So unless you're "lucky" enough ...  BattyDem   Jul-24-11 11:42 AM   #125 
  - This is pure fascism!  Twostones   Jul-24-11 11:52 AM   #129 
  - It is far beyond time -  lastone   Jul-24-11 12:15 PM   #131 
  - Wow. This is some really scary shit.  kath   Jul-24-11 12:17 PM   #133 
  - How about just abolishing the debt ceiling altogether...  dbonds   Jul-24-11 12:24 PM   #134 
  - I always knew there was something I didn't like about Harry Reid.  kestrel91316   Jul-24-11 12:27 PM   #135 
  - Mitch McConnell : "elections haven't worked"  Jim_Shorts   Jul-24-11 12:37 PM   #136 
  - NO.  Ka hrnt   Jul-24-11 12:42 PM   #137 
  - Sounds like a stupid, dangerous, idea. n/t  Beartracks   Jul-24-11 12:49 PM   #138 
  - well that`s fucking insane...  madrchsod   Jul-24-11 12:50 PM   #139 
  - MSNBC, NYT, WaPo, CNN, ABC News - not a word on this  IDemo   Jul-24-11 12:50 PM   #140 
  - ....  DeSwiss   Jul-24-11 04:46 PM   #194 
  - President Clinton found a way to balance the budget,  felix_numinous   Jul-24-11 12:57 PM   #143 
  - didn't he just put a small tax on non-value added speculation in the stock market  dogmoma56   Jul-24-11 01:05 PM   #148 
  - This is ffiing shit  Liberalynn   Jul-24-11 12:58 PM   #144 
  - GWB said: "Everyday, terr'ists think of ways to destroy this Country. And so do we."  blkmusclmachine   Jul-24-11 01:03 PM   #147 
  - maybe he wasn't stupid - just more honest  dana_b   Jul-24-11 02:03 PM   #167 
  - I've got a pocketful of Kryptonite  proud patriot   Jul-24-11 01:07 PM   #149 
  - This is a horrible idea and anyone who agrees to it  Arkana   Jul-24-11 01:08 PM   #150 
  - Once we have a Super Congress, can an ber Congress be far behind?  Kennah   Jul-24-11 01:10 PM   #152 
  - This seems like a very bad sign to me  NCcoast   Jul-24-11 01:13 PM   #153 
  - I don't understand why it would be 50/50 dems and republicans and not proportional  Politicub   Jul-24-11 01:30 PM   #155 
  - Excellent point. Clearly not representational of what people elected.  suffragette   Jul-24-11 01:34 PM   #157 
  - Calling BS on this until I see it from a better source  IDemo   Jul-24-11 01:33 PM   #156 
  - How do you feel about the New York Times???  DeSwiss   Jul-24-11 01:46 PM   #161 
  - Hold an emergency Supreme Court session to overturn this BS! n/t  alp227   Jul-24-11 01:37 PM   #158 
  - They won't  Liberalynn   Jul-24-11 01:41 PM   #159 
  - you mean the predominantly Wal Mart controlled SC?  dana_b   Jul-24-11 02:02 PM   #166 
  - Stunning naivete  peace frog   Jul-24-11 02:48 PM   #181 
  - We need to start impeachment proceedings against the traitors who are proposing this.  loudsue   Jul-24-11 01:45 PM   #160 
  - In every way, Congress is being made null and void -- from the FED making  defendandprotect   Jul-24-11 01:52 PM   #163 
  - Who are you? Ron Paul?  truedelphi   Jul-24-11 02:46 PM   #179 
     - Just saw Yahoo -- Geithner is assuring us the "debt deal" will go thru ... !!!  defendandprotect   Jul-24-11 03:52 PM   #186 
  - K & R  orbitalman   Jul-24-11 02:17 PM   #170 
  - Yet another..........  Plucketeer   Jul-24-11 02:18 PM   #171 
  - Anyone STill Think Fascism hasn't Taken over the US Government?  fascisthunter   Jul-24-11 02:21 PM   #172 
  - Fuck Harry Reid and fuck Mitch McConnell.  Heywood J   Jul-24-11 02:28 PM   #173 
  - 6 from each party ignores elections. Democracy is so 1900's. nt  thereismore   Jul-24-11 02:30 PM   #174 
  - Characteristics Of Fascism  Twostones   Jul-24-11 02:32 PM   #175 
  - Excellent synopsis. n/t  DeSwiss   Jul-24-11 04:03 PM   #189 
  - I think this needs it own post please.  glinda   Jul-24-11 06:28 PM   #201 
  - They don't even bother to hide it .  999998th word   Jul-25-11 12:44 AM   #218 
  - These stupid bastards should just raise the ceiling and get it over with already.  craigmatic   Jul-24-11 02:35 PM   #176 
  - They'll never get this past the tea party  customerserviceguy   Jul-24-11 02:38 PM   #178 
  - Sounds like the Politboro  soryang   Jul-24-11 02:46 PM   #180 
  - Fuck the gangbangers of traitors........  BlueJac   Jul-24-11 02:53 PM   #182 
  - I don't think the rest of Congress would go along with this.  harun   Jul-24-11 03:12 PM   #183 
  - So folks sounds like the working poor and middle class are getting screwed. Welcome to facism.  southernyankeebelle   Jul-24-11 03:13 PM   #184 
  - k & r  girl gone mad   Jul-24-11 03:53 PM   #187 
  - Great. So lobbyists only have to buy 12 congresscritters...  Dark   Jul-24-11 04:01 PM   #188 
  - If only there was a Constitutional scholar around. Wait. There is. Speak up Obama!  SleeplessinSoCal   Jul-24-11 04:14 PM   #190 
  - Quash the "Super Congress"  virginian8v   Jul-24-11 04:27 PM   #191 
  - I am fucking speechless!  Odin2005   Jul-24-11 04:37 PM   #192 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-24-11 04:39 PM   #193 
  - the public's unwillingness to let go of benefits such as Medicare and Social Security  lib2DaBone   Jul-24-11 05:10 PM   #195 
  - Somebody please tell me this is from "The Onion."  Brigid   Jul-24-11 05:23 PM   #196 
  - Republicans drop the BS..You are fascists!  workinclasszero   Jul-24-11 05:48 PM   #198 
  - Good grief  democrank   Jul-24-11 08:07 PM   #203 
  - There is a MUCH simpler way to solve the impasse...  jmowreader   Jul-24-11 08:09 PM   #204 
  - How about just taxing the rich and corporations  and-justice-for-all   Jul-24-11 08:11 PM   #205 
  - Close to the edge now....  mcollier   Jul-24-11 08:21 PM   #206 
  - SuperCongress could meet in the Hall of Justice with BatCongress and AquaCongress  Telly Savalas   Jul-24-11 08:29 PM   #207 
  - "This 'Super Congress,' composed of members of both chambers..."  unkachuck   Jul-24-11 08:35 PM   #208 
  - Fuck this shit  OwnedByFerrets   Jul-24-11 09:48 PM   #211 
  - Super Congress?...Or An Indication That...  Johnny Harpo   Jul-24-11 09:55 PM   #212 
  - Okay, I know I'm not supposed to say this but  tavalon   Jul-24-11 10:03 PM   #213 
  - Geez, instead of a new body, just cut the middle man  ThoughtCriminal   Jul-24-11 10:34 PM   #214 
  - Brings up bad memories of California's "Big Five"  KamaAina   Jul-24-11 10:43 PM   #215 
  - It's time to clean out the House and Senate  RainDog   Jul-24-11 11:29 PM   #216 
  - No way, Jose.  earcandle   Jul-25-11 12:15 AM   #217 
  - Constitution, anyone? Anyone? Anyone?  No Elephants   Jul-25-11 05:35 AM   #222 
  - I sure not whether to find the hyperventilating about this funny or sad  SpartanDem   Jul-25-11 09:37 AM   #224 
  - ''six from each chamber and six from each party''--so elections won't change it?  yurbud   Jul-25-11 11:14 AM   #226 
  - your sig line picture would make good legislation: every time there's a presidential speech  yurbud   Jul-25-11 11:21 AM   #227 
     - Bumping this up - they ain't hiding it anymore. Now what? nt  TBF   Jul-25-11 12:13 PM   #229 
 

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