Skip to comments.Hope Comes to RHOB 2123--Fred Upton Leads a Cure Strategy for the 21st Century
Posted on 05/11/2014 11:22:34 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
The white-marble Rayburn House Office Building, in Washington DC, looks like a giant courts building or a central bank, fully intimidating and imposing in its hulking stony blockiness. And the US Congress, of course, is an institution best known for its tedium, albeit a tedium that is regularly punctuated by fiery partisan combat. On a typical day, the Rayburn building--acronymed as RHOB--is a place where politicos and bureaucrats struggle for and against some special interest, yea or nay, on regulation or appropriation. And the biggest single activity in RHOB, or in any of the other five office edifices on Capitol Hill, is answering the phone and answering the mail, both snail-mail and e-mail. In a country of 318 million souls, plenty of people have the urge to write their Member of Congress--and they want an answer, pronto. So the life of a Hill rat is a life of constituent service. From museum tours to Social Security checks, from requests for flags that have flown over the Capitol to requests for an admission to one of the Service Academies, theres always work, work, work, to be done.
In such a grinding environment, one never knows when genuine hope will pop up. Indeed, amidst the thrum of institutional activity, a sighting of hope might seem improbable.
Yet on Tuesday, inside the marbled majesty of RHOB, several hundred people gathered for an expression of hopeful humanity, a flowering of bipartisan cooperation on behalf of an important issue--namely, medical cures. Come to think of it, its fair to say that medical cures are more than an important issue; they are, in the most literal sense, a vital, life-saving issue.
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A good way to improve our health, or just more big government ad nauseum?
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