PELOSI LOWERS THE BOOM




 
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PELOSI LOWERS THE BOOM
 
May 16th, 2007  
Team Infidel
 
 

Topic: PELOSI LOWERS THE BOOM


PELOSI LOWERS THE BOOM

Wed May 16 2007 14:43:59 ET

After losing a string of embarrassing votes on the House floor because of procedural maneuvering, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has decided to change the current House Rules to completely shut down the floor to the minority.

The Democratic Leadership is threatening to change the current House Rules regarding the Republican right to the Motion to Recommit or the test of germaneness on the motion to recommit. This would be the first change to the germaneness rule since 1822.

In protest, the House Republicans are going to call procedural motions every half hour.

Developing...
May 16th, 2007  
mmarsh
 
 
Although I don't necessary approve, its hardly surprising. The GOP really shouldn't complain, this is the same type of procedural BS they pulled on the Democrats when the GOP controlled the House. As the saying goes:

"Payback's a b****".
May 17th, 2007  
bulldogg
 
 
If this continues, this situation of deadlock based on political lines I can see one of two scenarios possibly developing.

1) The American people quit the parties and independants are elected in protest.

2) Some popular leader, most likely a Veteran, General type, will lead the American people in a quiet revolution eliminating the Congress entirely establishing something like the rule of the Roman Pro-Consul.

I personally think #2 is most likely. We are modelled on the Roman system and it has happened before.
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