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Unproductive Congress skips town. Earliest pre-election exit by Congress since 1960

Actually this is probably a good thing. If we're lucky maybe they will never return.

WASHINGTON — The most partisan, least productive Congress in memory has skipped out of Washington so lawmakers can make their case for voters to re-elect them.

The Senate closed the Capitol not long after sending President Barak Obama a spending bill that will make sure the government won't shut down Oct. 1, the start of the new budget year. The measure passed early Saturday by a 62-30 vote.

Left behind for a postelection session is a pile of unfinished business on the budget and taxes, farm policy and legislation to save the Postal Service from insolvency.

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be careful . . .

this is a topic hannitty loves. like you said here, I dont want the congress and senate in session. send them home so we dont have more damage done.
By the way, the original intent/practice of congress/senate wasnt to sit in DC year round was it??

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It would be nice if all the Federal Reserve staff skipped town.

It would be nice if all the Federal Reserve staff skipped town.

Correction : rather, would just vanish in the wild.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Paper-money perveyors oft leave town. Celebration is optional.

Celebrations come with preparations. Tar. Feathers. A rail....

If a crowd is not rousted when it is time to go, sometimes they get a notion to leave town without any fanfare at all... in the dark of night.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

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LOL

LOL

You're sooo ... f...eather-damn-right.

:)

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

These guys are on the job 24/7

24 days a month, 7 months a year.

Think of Ringling Brothers Circus.

[Recline on back porch swing with cat on stomach. Reporter gather around.]

Think of Ringling Brothers Circus. They winter in Sarasoda, Florida. Spring, Summer & Autumn they are on the road.

Congressman are an oddity. The go to Florida when the circus is not there. Yet, they bring the oddest excuse for a circus with them.

[Telegraph interrupts with breaking news...]

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

It would be nice if the whole

It would be nice if the whole Federal Government skipped town.

Now let's throw the bums out.

Now let's throw the bums out. I wouldn't vote to re-elect an incumbent congressman short of Ron Paul himself. Or maybe Justin Amash. But I guarantee most will be re-elected if history is any indication.

The GOP members of Congress are running scared...

they know they are going to lose and lose big.

Romney’s Coattails Drag Down GOP Senate Candidates
Read more at http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Columns/2012/09/21/Romneys-Coa...

Now if someone

can only lock the doors so they can never come back, less harm to the country that way.

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James

Good. Now, let's dock their

Good. Now, let's dock their pay, Obama, since you apparently don't need them anyway as you can just issue executive orders a la a king.

Now that they are home, why not file a criminal complaint...

against them with the county sheriff's department and have them arrested. All it would take would be one or two honest sheriffs and imprisoning these traitors would spread like wildfire.

That would be amazing beyond

That would be amazing beyond words.