I do my best work, get my best ideas, am most creative around 5AM. Unfortunately I'm also asleep at the time. -- Tim Lebsack
Posted By: tim_lebsack(10) on 9/15/2010 | 3:30 PM ETre: "But here's a suggestion for policymaking about small business. Base it on the facts, not on wishful mythmaking — however bipartisan."
I've got a better idea. Government, stay out of business of any size. Stick to your Constitutional authority and leave business alone. It'll be okay without your misguided help.
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Feds Spent $800,000 of Economic Stimulus on African Genital-Washing ProgramMonday, September 13, 2010
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We now join a conversation already in progress between founding fathers just prior to the Constitutional Convention concerning which federal powers would be appropriate to assign to Congress...
Jefferson: The new Congress should have the pow...er to coin money.
Franklin: Yes, and establish post offices and roads.
Madison: Good idea. How about naturalization laws?
Hamilton: Of course. And to punish counterfeiting.
Jefferson: Excellent, Alex. And raising and supporting armies and a navy.
Madison: Well, yeah Thom, that goes without saying.
Jefferson: Yeah, I know, James... but we need to be specific about this stuff.
Madison: Yeah, you're right.
Washington: How about copyright protections?
Franklin: Oh, good one George. I hadn't thought about that.
Coates: Hey guys, how about teaching uncircumcised men in Africa how to wash their genitals after sex?
Jefferson: Declaring war should be in there.
Adams: Yeah, and punishing piracies.
Washington: Creating courts under the Supreme Count.
Hamilton: Definitely. Bankruptcy laws should be in there too.
Coates: So it's a "no" on dick washing then?
Adams: Regulating commerce with foreign nations.
Jefferson: Yeah, and between the states.
Adams: And with the Indians.
Jefferson: Okay, I think that's a good start; let's start writing this stuff down. Let's meet back here in... (wink)... say... (wink)... six months... (wink, wink) to pick this Constitution thing back up then (wink).
Adams: Uh, yeah... six months... that's a good idea.
Franklin: Outstanding idea. Let's all disband now, go back to our homes, and be back here in six months.
Coates: Cool, I need another drink anyway. I'll see you guys in six months.
Washington: Yeah, okay, Coates, take it easy... we'll see you then.
Coates: Okay, check you dudes later. Bye.
Who got the A+ ?
I'll give you one guess.
Gun Owners of America House Ratings for the 111th Congress
|1 GOHMERT||A||17 EDWARDS||D|
|2 POE||A||18 JACKSON-LEE||F-|
|3 JOHNSON||A-||19 NEUGEBAUER||A|
|4 HALL||A||20 GONZALEZ||F|
|5 HENSARLING||A||21 SMITH||A-|
|6 BARTON||A-||22 OLSON||NR|
|7 CULBERSON||A-||23 RODRIGUEZ||D|
|8 BRADY||A-||24 MARCHANT||A|
|9 GREEN, A||F||25 DOGGETT||F|
|10 MCCAUL||A-||26 BURGESS||A-|
|11 CONAWAY||A||27 ORTIZ||D|
|12 GRANGER||A||28 CUELLAR||C|
|13 THORNBERRY||B-||29 GREEN, G||D|
|14 PAUL||A+||30 JOHNSON||F|
|15 HINOJOSA||F||31 CARTER||A|
|16 REYES||D||32 SESSIONS||A|
Ben Chavis Schools The SchoolMasters
"I don't do no teacher evaluations. All I do is go into a class, and if the kids ain't working, your ass is fired."
"The pages of history shine on instances of the jury's exercise of its prerogative to disregard instructions of the judge..." -- U.S. vs. Dougherty
Source: 473 F 2nd 1113, 1139. (1972)
"To render the magistrate a judge of truth, and engage his authority in the suppression of opinions, shews an inattention to the nature and designs of political liberty." -- Robert Hall (1764-1831) Source: An Apology for the Liberty of the Press, 1793
"The jury has the right to determine both the law and the facts." -- Samuel Chase
(1741-1811) Signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
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