112th Congress Most Unproductive Since 1940s

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    112th Congress Most Unproductive Since 1940s


    Commemorative coins and post offices!!

    Thank you Tea Baggers for the Do-Nothing Congress!!!
     
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    As the least productive EVER?

    The 112th Congress has passed only 219 bills...which could be a 'do nothing' record. The current 'do nothing' record is held by the 104th Congress who passed 333 bills in the 1990s. Harry Truman famously ran against a 'do nothing' Congress in the 40s, the 80th Congress. They had passed over 900 bills.

    So, unless the 112th passes a shitload of bills in the next few days, they will find themselves a place in the history books, but not for anything good.

    Is it any wonder that under the Boehner's leadership, Congress has an approval rating below syphilis?
     
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    Congress consists of the House and Senate. Boehner heads the House. Guess which party controls the Senate. :cool:
     
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    Boehners only accomplishment has been to protect tax breaks for billionaires. That is what he was put there to do.

    Do nothing is too kind a description for this worthless bunch. Most of the bills they managed to pass were backslapping or mundane proclamations.

    We need to get Pelosi back as speaker
     
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    The one with an automatic filibuster?
     
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    The alternative is to help the democrats completely destroy the country. Doing nothing depends on what is sought to be done. Driving the economy into collapse, as the democrats are doing, should be opposed and obstructed. It shouldn't get a helping hand.
     
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    I would point out that OP is an idiot who just shot herself in the foot, but the truth is self-evident.
     
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    We have had budget compromises for over 200 years that involved trading off taxes and spending and somehow the country was not completely destroyed
     
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    I would say the fewer bills the better.
    Less of a chance stupid shit gets passed.
    Or they are actually reading them and realizing how ridiculous many of them are.
     
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    The one that has solutions to the fiscal cliff presented to them by the House and the same one that Dirty Harry won't let vote on those solutions. Yes, that "do-nothing" one...a/k/a the Senate.
     
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