It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.

Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.

Thank you.

 

Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.

 

Examiner Editorial: Closing the books on the worst Congress

page: 1
5

log in

join
share:

posted on Dec, 26 2010 @ 03:58 PM
link   

Examiner Editorial: Closing the books on the worst Congress


washingtonexaminer.com


Americans can give thanks in this Christmas season for an end to the reckless and destructive 111th Congress. This is the Congress that passed Obamacare, against the wishes of a substantial majority of the public, on Christmas Eve of last year. In the dead of night, Democratic lawmakers stuffed the monstrous 2,700-page bill with special-interest goodies and political payoffs like the "Cornhusker Kickback" and the "Louisiana Purchase." As we have learned since, most members were still ignorant of the bill's contents three months later, when it gained final passage in the House. No surpri
(visit the link for the full news article)




posted on Dec, 26 2010 @ 03:58 PM
link   
It has become common practice to write bills before a party takes control of some governmental body and then ram them through the legislative process like there is no other option. The persons writing the bills are never mentioned or referenced, and the politicians being ordered to vote for them have rarely even read more than the name of the bill and the letterhead.

This type of government has us rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic, and has become an undeniable and hardly beneficial aspect of U.S. Politics both home and abroad.

If we know what we are going to do, before we are able to do it, that would show in a sane world some sense of foresight. In the reality we are all unfortunately living in today, it is a total perversion and reversal of those very ideals.

washingtonexaminer.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Dec, 26 2010 @ 04:26 PM
link   
reply to post by sbctinfantry
 


The article is not surprising coming from a conservative newspaper.
...and what about the 110th congress? I guess when the conservatives had the majority then, they didn't rubber stamp every republican sponsored bill through the house?
The U.S. is in this economic mess because of both parties.



posted on Dec, 26 2010 @ 04:50 PM
link   


Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., remarked, "No one will know until this is actually in place how it works. But we believe we've done something that has been needed for a long time. ..."


Read more at the Washington Examiner: washingtonexaminer.com...

I'll be glad to see him go. I will have to agree with the article.



posted on Dec, 26 2010 @ 08:08 PM
link   
Just some questions, if someone votes on something they do not understand does their vote have any meaning? If the bill passed just on a sales pitch then is it the sales pitch that was approved or the bill?



posted on Dec, 27 2010 @ 01:45 AM
link   
We will learn the ramifications of their idiocy.
That is what Piglosi meant.



new topics

top topics
 
5

log in

join