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While Rome burns, Congress is
wasting its time honoring crappy
beverages like Cheerwine

Washington Examiner, by Nicole Russell

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 5/19/2017 2:38:45 PM

It seems like regardless of party we should all be able to agree that government should be more efficient. Likewise, it seems like, regardless of political affiliation, we should also agree government is currently as efficient as a president trying to evade national scandal within his first year in office. The United States isn´t actually Rome and maybe it´s not really burning, yet with all the responsibilities Congress juggles, they often spend their time on pointless issues like passing inconsequential resolutions. This week saw one of the stupidest ones yet. Ever had Cheerwine? On Wednesday Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., introduced

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Un.freaking.believable. Never underestimate the stupidity of our representatives. The world is on fire and this moron wastes time on this?? This surprises me coming from Budd. He has an ´A´ rating from Conservative Review.

https://www.conservativereview.com/scorecard?chamber=house&state=NC&party=R

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Illinois Mom, 5/19/2017 3:55:09 PM     (No. 11258842)

On the flip side of the argument...he does work for the people of his district and honoring a company that has survived in the district for 100 years keeping people employed (especially the last eight) deserves some recognition even if the writer thinks the product is "crappy."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: citizen, 5/19/2017 4:12:58 PM     (No. 11258884)

Well just slip an Obamacare repeal into the We Honor Cheerwine bill and take another vacation.
I sleep better when D.C. is on R and R.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: peasantnumberthree, 5/19/2017 4:22:29 PM     (No. 11258905)

Congress - what are your REAL priorities?

Removing and replacing Obamacare,
Business and Personal Tax cuts ASAP,
Get the darned Wall built,
Repeal Dodd-Frank,
Continue laying off unnecessary Federal employees, especially at State, IRS, and the EPA,
and fire that accursed IRS Commissioner Koskinen!

These are the things that Congress should be working on, not passing dopey resolutions that affect only one person at a time - even that person is nice. They are only one person.b


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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 5/20/2017 2:18:34 AM     (No. 11259417)

This my friends is why nothing ever gets done in Congress. Killing time circling the bowl before the next recess.

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