November 2003 Archives

Stupid Congress Tricks

What exactly do our Senators and Representatives do all day in Congress? I would like to think they are busy looking out for our best interests and passing laws to make this a better country. However, like many, I have always assumed they were more interested in fundraising and pork barrel politics. The truth, however, turns out to be much more mundane. Instead, they are passing resolutions that recognize the importance of NASCAR, honoring fast food restaurants in Kentucky, and commemorating the 50th anniversary of Marshmallow Peeps. In short, they aren't doing much of anything.

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