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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #901 on: Today at 07:21:01 AM »
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« Reply #902 on: Today at 07:33:59 AM »

Unless, perhaps, you are a member of the Creek Nation.  Congress can fix the mess if it chooses.

But you know they won't. Congress never chooses to fix messes: it would mean some sort of commitment to their oath, and we can't have that!  :o 

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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #903 on: Today at 08:08:11 AM »
But you know they won't. Congress never chooses to fix messes: it would mean some sort of commitment to their oath, and we can't have that!  :o 

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Would you suggest that Congress should be part of the "guard rails," and not packed into the careening vehicle?!

I've never been impressed with Congress, even less so now. Their mandate apparently does not include taking any political risks, anything that would potentially jeopardize reelection, no matter how important the need. As an example, I give you the immigration situation. If Congress had gotten off the dime on resolving those issues, which is their responsibility, then the current situation with Obama, and then T***p, ruling by executive order would have never come to pass. Obama tried to force Congress to do something, but they wouldn't do it, and so we are where we are now. And that's just one example. So we can bitch and moan about the Executive Branch all we want, much of it is justified, but if f***ing Congress would do their job, then the Executive would be regulated by default.

Just sayin'...

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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #905 on: Today at 08:32:41 AM »
I've never been impressed with Congress, even less so now. Their mandate apparently does not include taking any political risks, anything that would potentially jeopardize reelection, no matter how important the need. As an example, I give you the immigration situation. If Congress had gotten off the dime on resolving those issues, which is their responsibility, then the current situation with Obama, and then T***p, ruling by executive order would have never come to pass. Obama tried to force Congress to do something, but they wouldn't do it, and so we are where we are now. And that's just one example. So we can bitch and moan about the Executive Branch all we want, much of it is justified, but if f***ing Congress would do their job, then the Executive would be regulated by default.

Just sayin'...

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Re: USA Politics
« Reply #906 on: Today at 09:00:17 AM »
But you know they won't.


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