H.R.3806 — One Subject at a Time Act

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    I thought it might be kind of cool to see if there are bills that both Dems and GOP support... kind of 'if we can agree, why can't congress' kind of thing.

    So, to start with: Bill HR 3806 - One Subject at a Time Act

    What does it do: To end the practice of including more than one subject in a single bill by requiring that each bill enacted by Congress be limited to only one subject, and for other purposes.

    The 'no piggybacking' bill.

    I support it. Far too often, bills are used by partisan hacks in congress to force the other side to vote against a good bill because of the shit that gets tacked on. This, in turn, leads one side to accuse the other of some bullshit... a classic example is 'the XXX hate the troops because they voted down XXX'. I think this disgusting, divisive practice is used to divide Americans and divert attention from our utterly incompetent congress critters.

    Read the bill:

    http://investmentwatchblog.com/the-...by-requiring-that-each-bill-ena/#.Ty2q48X86_g

    So, guy... what say you? One subject at a time... or bullshit as usual?
     
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    We gotta have bills about rules about bills?

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    I sooooo do not disagree with that... but apparently, we must have bills to control our critters from their dishonest partisan hackery. Go figure.
     
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    I agree with this one issue one bill. if it does not have a direct contection with the bill it should never be amended with the bill.
     
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    This is too much common sense and therefore will not be supported. I hate to be that cynical, but that is todays reality. While it may receive support from both sides, not in any meaningful numbers. It might have well been sent to the senate, a going nowhere body.
     
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    I thought we were supposed to vote for people who weren't hacks?

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    Maybe it would stop them from voting for it before they were against it.
     
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    I think that's a great idea. If a bill can't survive an up/down vote on its own, it doesn't deserve to be a law.
     
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    Or, the threat of getting their ass kicked out of their cushy life in DC.
     

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