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Posted on 03/27/2009 2:54:05 PM PDT by the Real fifi
Clarice Feldman Tom Maguire vivisects Congressman Paul Ryan's Texas sidestep on the AIG bonuses today:
Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the top Republican on the budget committee, said Thursday he would have voted against the 90 percent tax increase if he had known that legal scholars would deem it unconstitutional.
"Now, that I know - which I didn't at the time - that this is unconstitutional, I wouldn't have voted the same way," Ryan said during a taping of C-SPAN's "Newsmakers" on Thursday - the show is set to air on Sunday. POLITICO was one of the participants in the Ryan interview.[snip]
"You rush this thing to the floor. Nobody had time to review it," Ryan said on the C-SPAN program, adding that lawmakers "got conflicting advice on it" before the vote.
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From this we conclude that he doesn't have any kids in the house who've taken high-school civics.
Why don’t you do some investigative work BEFORE you sign something?
What an ass.
Vote him off the island.
From this we conclude that he doesn't have any kids in the house who've taken high-school civics.I know - which I didn't at the time - that this is unconstitutional
And mostly we know that even if he knew the Constitution cold, and could recite it word for word, that would not avail to tell him that a bill which he had not read was unconstitutional.
Agreed. Those who vote for a bill and then admit they don’t know what is in it should walk the plank. Enough of this Republican stupidity.