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Old 04-25-2013, 10:48 PM
 
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California bill would let illegal immigrants serve on juries | Fox News

It's the Democrats sandbox. So they can do whatever they want. And here's what you get.
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:03 PM
 
Location: Near L.A.
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California bill would let illegal immigrants serve on juries | Fox News

It's the Democrats sandbox. So they can do whatever they want. And here's what you get.
This Rep. Wieckowski is the same guy that wrote a bill that would basically take away Californians' opportunity for due process if they are given a red light camera ticket. Look it up, it is corporate welfare done passive-aggressively.

He's a jack*ss.
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:07 PM
 
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That makes sense! Let's allow people that are currently breaking the law decide the law. I call out idiotic legislation on both sides of the aisle and this is a ridiculous bill.
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:12 PM
 
Location: Near L.A.
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That makes sense! Let's allow people that are currently breaking the law decide the law. I call out idiotic legislation on both sides of the aisle and this is a ridiculous bill.
And a ridiculous bill that passed the Assembly, 45-25.

I've been on a ridiculous law spree today. I just posted in the Kentucky forum about the Tea Party's attack on public libraries there and how two judges have mandated nearly catastrophic reductions in local library tax rates.

One thing we seem to excel in in this country is idiocy.
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:15 PM
 
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They don't have enough things to do in government, so that is how these idiotic ideas surface. I think anything not related the very basics should be left for voters to decide directly during elections.
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:20 PM
 
Location: Near L.A.
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I know a lot of Californians don't want to read this, but...

We should go to the legislative model that states like Texas, Mississippi and Kentucky have. Legislators with much less pay who meet for a 30- or 60-day session every year or two (not counting special budget sessions). This way, they have much less time to fiddle around with asinine ideas.

Of course, Texas proposed legislation this year that would ban car companies from constructing new lots unless they sell multiple brands, or something along those lines. So, Tesla was wanting to open a dealership in Austin and its president sent out an e-mail encouraging Tesla employees to prod their Texas relatives to march upon Austin and get this bill shut down. More corporate pandering. So, even in more efficiently-operated Texas are they not perfect. S**t happens.
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Old 04-26-2013, 05:27 AM
 
Location: Everywhere and Nowhere
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We should go to the legislative model that states like Texas, Mississippi and Kentucky have. Legislators with much less pay who meet for a 30- or 60-day session every year or two (not counting special budget sessions). This way, they have much less time to fiddle around with asinine ideas..
I live in a state like that and it doesn't seem to prevent idiotic legislation. Our "part-time" legislators almost outlawed baggy pants and voted to stick probes in women seeking abortions. They may only meet part time but they're thinking about this cr** on a full time basis. All it would do would force them to make bad decisions faster.
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Old 04-26-2013, 06:44 AM
 
Location: SW MO
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I live in a state like that and it doesn't seem to prevent idiotic legislation. Our "part-time" legislators almost outlawed baggy pants and voted to stick probes in women seeking abortions. They may only meet part time but they're thinking about this cr** on a full time basis. All it would do would force them to make bad decisions faster.
As do I. You're right, you still get what I used to call SUBs - Stupid Useless Bills - but a whole lot fewer. The members are paid a whole lot less ($31,350 per session) and then they're out of our hair for seven months.
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Old 04-26-2013, 07:57 AM
 
Location: On the water.
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As do I. You're right, you still get what I used to call SUBs - Stupid Useless Bills - but a whole lot fewer. The members are paid a whole lot less ($31,350 per session) and then they're out of our hair for seven months.
Some of us don't have enough hair left for them to get tangled in. They don't bother me a bit one way or the other. Fishing line I got tangles sometimes.
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Old 04-26-2013, 08:06 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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I don't understand how these people stay in office when they're viewed by the public as moronic.
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