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Congress is “do nothing…”

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I just might pay for the full column if I cannot find it elsewhere but Raw Story has an excerpt from a New York Times article that accuses our Congress in being more interested in press events than actual policy change.  I couldn’t have said it better myself:

Instead of passing an immigration law, this Congress has  entertained us with dueling immigration hearings. Instead of overseeing the war in Iraq or homeland security, its members have held press conferences announcing that they, if not the Pentagon, have at last found Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction (degraded mustard gas and sarin canisters from the 1980s). Instead of promised post-DeLay reforms, the House concocted a sham Lobbying Accountability and Transparency Act that won’t do away with the gifts and junkets politicians rake in from the Abramoffs of K Street. And let’s not forget all the days devoted to resolutions about same-sex marriage, flag burning, the patriotism of The New York Times and the Pledge of Allegiance.

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