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They have some crazy plans for us.
Tom Udall (Democrat NM) on the Senate floor calls for a full debate. Saying congress and the Senate acted in hast when passing it the first time....
Rep. Conyers: Don't Read the Bill
“I love these members, they get up and say, ‘Read the bill,’” said Rep. John Conyers. “What good is reading the bill if it’s a thousand pages and you don’t have two days and two lawyers to find out what it means after you read the bill?”
That's an elected member of Congress explaining why lawmakers shouldn't bother themselves with reading bills. It's just too gosh-darned difficult. And who's ever heard of lawyers working in congressional offices? Not me, no way.
Seriously, as a representative of a district, congressmen should know what they are voting on and, if they need help, they employ people who can help them read the bills and inform their decision-making process on behalf of their constituents.....
reply to post by crimvelvet
As it stands now we have the highest incarceration rate in the world. One in four adults have a criminal record and therefore can not get a decent job. Our prisons are so overfull the Supreme Court has ordered California to remove thousands from their over crowded prisons...
Originally posted by Ex_MislTech
Originally posted by maria_stardust
The sad thing is this something that should have happened long before Obama came into office.
When the Patriot Act was first conceived all those years ago, I literally cringed at the mere thought of our civil rights and liberties being chiseled away. Now we're here nearly a decade later still trying to get this mess rescinded.edit on 5/25/2011 by maria_stardust because: can't spell
The paid off puppets in the house and senate are not about to go
against what their puppet masters want.
Hillary has clearly said who is really in charge.
I like this wikipedia diagram of corruption
Apologize if this has been posted before
For those who do not know it, the CFR is not part of the government is a Rockefeller org.