Is Congress really that dysfunctional right now? What exactly is going on?

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  1. ChrisL
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    Both parties are the same, just at opposite ends of the spectrum. Vote 3rd party!
     
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    Vote moderate as most of the time they want to work together towards the health of our nation. Agenda is less of a issue with them.
     
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    Hmm. yes well, "moderate" to you might be different than what "moderate" is to me. :biggrin: Personally, I don't really believe that it is possible for democrats or republicans to be "moderate." If so, then it is an extremely RARE condition. :lol:
     
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    Since Hillary is the only D that can possibly get elected in 2016 that says a lot about the Ds. The average bond ratings of D states v. R states also says a lot. None of what it says is good.
     
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    Isn't members of Congress who're dysfunctional, but the very system itself. If you have a divided house with only two sides diametrically-opposed to one another, nothing for the good of all will ever get done and everything will be partisan oneupsmanship. Instead of a congressional system, should be a simple state dictator of sorts making decisions for their home state but not at the whim or approval of the rest of the country. Effectively 50 independent states like independent countries in the EU.
     
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    Wow, pass some of that shit around...
     
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    Obama and boner seem to agree on the trans pacific partnership. In fact, obama is dissing most of his base and siding with the republicans on this issue. Obama and his good buddy republicans will probably win on this one. So much for his reputation as being a liberal, progressive etc. except in the minds of loons.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/13/business/senate-vote-obama-fast-track-trade-deal.html?_r=0
     
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    Do you really think they may have any doubts on the TPP? :biggrin: Corporations certainly need that partnership, most people from other Pacific countries like the idea of the TPP and will support it too.
     

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