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To: CutePuppy

Do you really expect the federal government to believe the voters can make our own decisions? Or even live with them?

I trust my state legislators far and beyond any trust I have for Feral government.
In my state Capital building, I can walk into any open door of any legislator and have interaction with staff, or in many occasions, the actual Rep. And they do still listen. Why? Because change always starts with the people first. Not the government. And local politicians are much more visible and entirely accountable to their state citizen.
But travel to DC is impractical and costly. And just how much access do we the people actually have to our Feral Rogues?
Very little.

Prior to the 17th, the state legislature had to VOTE for the Senate appointee. Nobody was appointed without a vote so you are incorrect.


25 posted on 01/18/2010 12:03:50 PM PST by o_zarkman44 (Obama is the ultimate LIE!)
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To: o_zarkman44
"Certainly, but "buying" and "selling" votes by Representatives and Senators is done every day in the halls of Congress."

Obviously this is something that has gone on for far too long. In the case of blatant disregard it needs to be STOPPED now with punitive action if possible and removal from office off all conspirators involved. It seems like many in Washington are too happy to disregard the constitution instead of fulfilling their sworn oath to uphold it. An example of such less honorable legislators is sorely wanting.

26 posted on 01/18/2010 12:35:43 PM PST by Errant
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