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    A retiring senator complaining that everying important is being done in back room deals. Of course, the back room deals are others twisting themselves in pretzels and giving away the farm to get HER vote.

    (I apologize for the mixed metaphors, which are bad for America.)

    Same retiring senator in your example. She's a peach that one. But Oh! She was a centrist, so she was good for America.

    Pluh-eeeze. With this system, we get legislation that's good for one state, if that. Usually, it's just good for one politician.

    © grover


    So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

    by grover on Tue May 15, 2012 at 04:08:34 AM PDT

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