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Mitch McConnell: ‘Senate can be better than it is’

Politico: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell delivered a blistering critique of the Senate on Wednesday, signaling how he would run the chamber if Republicans seize control in this year’s midterm elections.
Calling the Senate a “permanent sort of shirts-against-skins contest,” McConnell outlined his three main Senate prescriptions if the GOP wins the majority: allowing a “more robust” committee process, permitting more amendments on the floor, and holding a longer Washington work week.

Partisan tenors in the Senate appear at all-time highs since Democrats unilaterally pushed through the so-called “nuclear option” in November that changed the rules on most executive and judicial branch nominations.

McConnell and his counterpart, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), got off to a frosty start when the Kentucky Republican criticized Reid for limiting amendments to the bill that would extend unemployment insurance for three months.

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Better murderers, better theives and better liars.

A century ago, burdened by debt, Congress gave control of the country to the creditors.

FDR stole the people's gold, LBJ eliminated silver money, Nixon refused to honor International gold settlements and Reagan took away copper pennies.

Now when the creditors say sh t, The Senate says what color.

Can it get any better than that?

Free includes debt-free!