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  •  Please. (4+ / 0-)

    Congress just rolled back even the marshmallow disclosure provisions of their previous effort to bar insider trading, the  "Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge Act", and the President signed the bill.  

    Do you really think we need to worry about the Courts, when Congess is getting fat off the bills they pass?

    Ginny Thomas is a piker compared to Diane Feinstein and John McCain.

    The patellar reflex is a deep tendon reflex which allows one to keep one's balance with little effort or conscious thought.

    by SpamNunn on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 02:05:50 PM PDT

    •  But 1 'Justice' > 10 Senators... (1+ / 0-)
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      ...in impact.
      Not always, of course, but in certain conditions.
      NO number of Senators could have ensconced GWB, f'rinstance.
      And I don't see even the current Senate having tried.to pass a bill that would have done what Citizens United did, let alone succeeding at it.

      •  The Senate could have unensconced him (0+ / 0-)

        if one Senator had agreed with many House members to consider rejecting Florida's electors, but Gore ordered them not to.

        Ceterem censeo, gerrymandra delenda est

        by Mokurai on Tue Aug 06, 2013 at 05:39:30 PM PDT

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