Radical New Congress Constitution rule irks House Democrats

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    Comrades,

    This is most upsetting to me! How dare anyone question the supremacy of the state or of its' authority.

    Who do these racist, misogynist, xenophobe, right wingers think they are?


    Stating with the new congress, Republicans will require every bill to cite its specific constitutional authority, a reminder to color inside the lines drawn long ago by the Founding Fathers.


    Needless to say, this is most upsetting to those of us on the progressive side for several reasons:

    -how degrading that we must defer to the Constitution
    -Once a bureaucracy is in place we know it's hard to get rid of
    -Let us pass whatever we want and let the Courts worry about the rest
    -Why remind people we are suppose to care about it
    -We do enough hard work already passing bills we don't read

    These are most troubling times indeed!
     
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    It's a rule that should have always been in effect.

    It also makes law suit challenges easier to define.
     
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    poor old bawney. looks sad so so so so sad.

















    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
     
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    The Republican house should throw a welcome back "weenie" roast donchyathink?
     
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    there will come a time the Republicans will find this rule bites them in the ass.


    Until that time, I think it is a very good idea.
     
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    Really, the US Constitution was meant to bite ALL politicians in the ass
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    Well fine then. It's not about giving Republicans power. It's about keeping our Politicians honest.
     
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    It won't be hard to do

    The Constitution is very broad and there are over a hundred years of legal precidence
     
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    Then the Dems should stop whining about it
     
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    Everyone knows the Constitution permits the government to tell you how many servings of vegetables you must eat in a day.
     
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