Skip to comments.Two new rules will give Constitution a starring role in GOP-controlled House (never done before)
Posted on 12/29/2010 2:44:05 PM PST by Libloather
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LOL, this would have been a good Idea before the Civil War. Now?
Authorization for Bill 1X: 14th Amendment.
Authorization for Bill 2X: 14th Amendment.
Authorization for Bill 3X: 14th Amendment.
Authorization for Bill 4X: 14th Amendment.
Authorization for Bill 5X: 14th Amendment.
Authorization for Bill 6X: 14th Amendment.
Although this will draw attention to That Which Shall Not Be Noticed.
So that's good.
Make voting on any bill only for those critters who can pass the “Understanding the Constitution Test”.
A worthy idea. Lets hope and pray that they follow through.
Super thumbs up!!
Great beginning, however, I will keep my excitement in check until I see that only laws that pass Constitutional muster, are passes.
I will really get excited when current laws are checked for Constitutionality, and repealed if they don’t.
The Constitutional Authority that will be cited in the vast majority of the Bills will be the “Commerce Clause”, which provides the justification for everything from condoms to toilet paper.....
This is grounds for optimism. I’ve been pretty cranky today.
It’s a start....got to start some place...and this is a good place...
passes = passed
Please, may it be so.
Finally, someone using their heads. Make waves...do your jobs. Don’t be intimidated.
Also since the left can change the rules in mid stream then the right
can do the same.
It’s our turn.
Take no prisoners.
Step up and you will see the money roll in.
When Republicans take over next week, they will do something that apparently has never been done before in the 221-year history of the House of Representatives.
They will read the Constitution aloud.
And then they will require that every new bill contain a statement by the legislator who wrote it citing the constitutional authority to enact the proposed law.
Hurray! Sounds like a great idea!
Maybe the first bill of each congress should be the constitution. Those that vote NAY or present or are absent are referred to the ethics committee (violation of their oath) for trial and eviction.
They will read the Constitution aloud. And then promptly ignore it.
This is a good move on the part of the Repubs. All debate will be drawn to the Constitutionality of the issue, and the Constitutionality of the resolution of the issue. It’ll be red, white, and blue with stars, and stripes, and NOT RED with sickle and hammer on a one way alley heading for a brick wall with towers.
This regular article goes out to thousands of small newspapers throughout the US every week. 'Newspapers?', you say. 'Who reads newspapers anymore?'
The same demographic that votes - Seniors.
In my local paper the headline reads: SENIORS Bipartisan proposals threaten Medicare
We've been at war for a long time. We better win the war for the hearts and minds of our fellow Americans if we want there to be an America.
FReepers need to fire up their email lists and get educating!
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