Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Terrorists to the right of them...

...Into the Valley of Terrorists listened the...

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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

The Brevity Act

Perhaps more accurately known as the Brevity Amendment. In any case, it would be the 28th Amendment to the US Constitution. It was prompted by such as the Climate Change bill recently enacted:
Yet the bill that was passed on June 26, 2009 by 219 of our elected representatives — people to whom we’ve entrusted our Constitution, men and women who have sworn an oath to uphold it - was more than 1200 pages long....And not one member of Congress, NOT ONE, read the whole thing!
Bob Gale came up with this as an amendment to the Constitution:
No law, bill, resolution or any act of Congress shall exceed 2000 words, including all footnotes, amendments and signatures. Congress shall not vote on any item longer than that. Each item requiring a vote shall be read aloud in its entirety in session to a majority of members. Those not in attendance may not vote on the item.
That would take so much fun out of being a Noble Solon on the Potomac. More here. I shan't hold my breath for enactment.

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