Some Laws I’d Like to Run Past Representative Bachman


I’ve always wanted Congress to pass a bill that came from my idea. Given that only Representative Michele Bachman (R-Crazy Town) would take any of these ideas seriously, I’m running a few ideas by her office.

  • A bill to bar the killing of live elves in action-fantasy epics
  • A bill to prohibit the Easter Bunny visiting between 3-5 a.m.
  • A bill to encourage Santa Claus to visit American children first
  • A bill to encourage compassionate conservatism.

Wouldn’t it be nice if members of Congress focused on real issues rather than appealing to the lunatic, hallucinating, One World Government John Birchers?

Yes, I did check with Representative Rehberg, but he was only receptive while in Kazakhstan, for some reason.

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.


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