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maxrandb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-13-10 03:38 PM
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Awww, the poor "widdle" Tea-Baggers: The No Tears Congress
Yes, I know this comes from a "wingnut" conservative website, AND NO...it's not about John "Beck" Boehner. Nice to see their priorities are strait.

Much more important that they not miss little Johnny's soccer game, or Christmas Pageant. I'm sure that middle-class American working 2 jobs and struggling to feed his kids and keep a roof over their heads appreciates that our new Congress-critters won't be "overworked".

Can't believe the American voted for this.

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/255079/no-more-t ...

Missed birthdays, games, and plays end in tears, one congressional wife and mother of young children tells me, delighted by the prospect of the certainty of the calendar for the next Congress. All too many parents in and out of Congress know that what she says is all too true and often unavoidable. But sometimes it is largely avoidable. Seventy-six of the 87 new Republican members of Congress have children 233 children in all, most of whom are under 18. And these new members have a leadership that is trying to make these scheduling problems a little more avoidable.

Incoming House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a Virginia Republican, has announced a schedule for the next Congress that looks something like what House Republicans have been promising throughout this years campaign. Having a fairly reliable calendar is not about making life easier just a little saner and more efficient.

----more at the link if you can stomach it--------

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sadbear Donating Member (799 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-13-10 03:44 PM
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1. What did you expect?
No use to being in Washington if they're going to shut down the place anyway, right? :sarcasm:
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maxrandb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-13-10 03:52 PM
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2. Actually a shut-down might not be a bad thing
People always "bitch and moan" about the "gubmint", but when it shut-down the last time and troops didn't get paid, parks closed and Social Security checks didn't come, the American people realized just what the "eff" their "gubmint" does, and they realized that "anti-government" crap was simply that...CRAP!

That's why my sig line is what it is
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