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By JGillman, Section News
(and the new Roman senate)
Even the moderates in Michigan should be filling their drawers with the end result of the debt solution. The "solution" provided by our castrated leadership demonstrates a complete ignorance of the constitution in the face of the elements which desire the destruction of said document. They poured on the gasoline, and our delegation lit it.
No congressman from Michigan should have voted for the debt ceiling increase without fully understanding what he or she was doing. Even then, to do so, was to retire from the obligation of the office held.
And this is not about money.
How can a committee created to craft legislation that is composed from members in both houses exist? Though the 17th amendment destroyed the separation of people and state representation as planned by our founders already, it still did not change that the houses would be separate. This "super congress" committee of 6 from each house is a blasphemy to those who still believe in the protections afforded by our founders with the TRUE law of the land; our constitution.
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By apackof2, Section News
WE WANT THIS BILL OUT OF COMMITTEE AND PASSED!
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