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Old 08-04-2012, 01:20 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C.
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Surprised I didn't see this anywhere on this forum:

Congress set to leave for recess without moving unemployment - The Hill's On The Money


What do you all think about this? I know that they have time off every August for 5 weeks, but with all that's going on in this country, especially pressing matters like the ones that they have decided to avoid until after Labor Day, shouldn't there be more of an outrage?

Update: Sorry, that was a link from 2 years ago, here is the link I was referring to:

http://blogs.ajc.com/jamie-dupree-wa...mmer-vacation/

Same thing, although this article talks about the issues dealing with Congress THIS YEAR before the recess that they took on Friday.
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Old 08-04-2012, 01:24 PM
 
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If congress did nothing more often America would be in much better shape.
Stop looking to guv for solutions.

And to the point, its time we stopped subsidizing people who dont work, with the money of those who do.
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Old 08-04-2012, 03:34 PM
 
Location: Southcentral Kansas
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Surprised I didn't see this anywhere on this forum:

Congress set to leave for recess without moving unemployment - The Hill's On The Money


What do you all think about this? I know that they have time off every August for 5 weeks, but with all that's going on in this country, especially pressing matters like the ones that they have decided to avoid until after Labor Day, shouldn't there be more of an outrage?

Update: Sorry, that was a link from 2 years ago, here is the link I was referring to:

Congress lurches into a summer vacation | Jamie Dupree Washington Insider

Same thing, although this article talks about the issues dealing with Congress THIS YEAR before the recess that they took on Friday.
Which side did the nastiest trick by going home without doing anything? Yesterday I heard that the GOP were the bad guys from a Democrat woman from the HOuse. And then heard the same words about the Dems in the Senate from a GOP Senator. These words came from Fox News, not any part of the MSM.
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Old 08-04-2012, 03:55 PM
 
Location: The land of infinite variety!
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Bob Schieffer summed it up nicely on CBS news last night...

Schieffer: Do-nothing Congress begins five-week vacation with not much done - CBS News
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