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  •  Robert Byrd rolled over in his grave. (4+ / 0-)
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    Harper invoked Clause 5 of House Rule 17, which forbids the wearing of hats in the chamber when the House is in session, and spoke words probably never before heard there: “Members need to remove their hoods or leave the floor.

    Living proof that hard work can raise your apparent skill level.

    by SpamNunn on Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 10:08:38 AM PDT

    •  Uh, yeah, I thought about that "hood" (0+ / 0-)


      The thing about democracy, beloveds, is that it is not neat, orderly, or quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion. Molly Ivins

      by MufsMom on Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 10:18:51 AM PDT

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