posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 07:41 AM
Can't wait until Pelosi makes her picks. I would imagine that her selection will be preceded by a bottle of cheap California table wine.
So basically, we end up with a special committee comprised of wealthy career politicians from opposite ends of the spectrum. Should be real fun.
And for those who think this idea is good... Remember, that this is just another historical and catastrophic "first" for the Obama Administration and
yet another big unknown. Let's see who else gets picked and how they perform behind closed doors before we start sending out invites to the Hug
Congress has been failing us for decades and I see no difference ahead with this "super congress" aside from them wearing some special Red and Blue
Capes to the negotiating table.
This is a key element of the the Bill
SEC. 402. EXPEDITED CONSIDERATION OF JOINT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS.
(a) Introduction- If approved by the majority required by section 401(b)(3)(B)(ii), the proposed legislative language submitted pursuant to section
401(b)(3)(B)(iv) shall be introduced in the Senate (by request) on the next day on which the Senate is in session by the majority leader of the Senate
or by a Member of the Senate designated by the majority leader of the Senate and shall be introduced in the House of Representatives (by request) on
the next legislative day by the majority leader of the House or by a Member of the House designated by the majority leader of the House.
Basically be prepared for a rush vote on the floor to pass the "official recommendation" of the Super Heroes.
For the House of Reps.
The joint committee bill shall be considered as read. All points of order against the joint committee bill and against its consideration are
waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the joint committee bill to its passage without intervening motion except 2 hours of
debate equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent and one motion to limit debate on the joint committee bill. A motion to
reconsider the vote on passage of the joint committee bill shall not be in order.
For the Senate, another limit on debates and no amendments
(3) CONSIDERATION- All points of order against the joint committee bill and against consideration of the joint committee bill are waived.
Consideration of the joint committee bill and of all debatable motions and appeals in connection therewith shall not exceed a total of 30 hours which
shall be divided equally between the Majority and Minority Leaders or their designees. A motion further to limit debate on the joint committee bill is
in order, shall require an affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members duly chosen and sworn, and is not debatable. Any debatable motion or appeal
is debatable for not to exceed 1 hour, to be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the motion or appeal. All time used for
consideration of the joint committee bill, including time used for quorum calls and voting, shall be counted against the total 30 hours of
(4) NO AMENDMENTS- An amendment to the joint committee bill, or a motion to postpone, or a motion to proceed to the consideration of other business,
or a motion to recommit the joint committee bill, is not in order.
Don't blink when this recommendation hits the floor
edit on 10-8-2011 by jibeho because: (no reason given)
10-8-2011 by jibeho because: (no reason given)