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Over the top?

Posted Friday, January 27, 2012, at 6:31 AM

While my idea may seem over the top, just stop and think about it for a minute.

Starting with the very 1st day the Congress goes into session after the next election, station 1 million people around the Congress and the White House. Outside of elected officials, no one else allowed in. Absolutely no one allowed out. That means no staff, no cooks, no janitors, no family. You get my drift. Bring in lots of cots and they will live there till the PEOPLES business is taken care of!!!!!

Oh, I forgot to mention, no phones, Blackberries, no internet access.

Maybe, just maybe, they will finally understand what their JOB is!!!

When the people are satisfied with the results, then they can be allowed out.

Maybe some time having to cook and clean for themselves, and being cut off from family and "FRIENDS" will get the message across.

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One last thought, all bills passed need to be vetted by the 1 million. If the majority of them can't understand what is written in the bill, then re-write in PLAIN English so the person on the street can understand it!

-- Posted by royincaldwell on Sat, Jan 28, 2012, at 5:25 AM

If, after say 2 weeks, they don't make enough progress, rations get cut to 1200 calories a day. Oatmeal, pbj's and beans and weenies come to mind for their meals, not steak and lobster.

-- Posted by royincaldwell on Sat, Jan 28, 2012, at 4:23 AM

Buckshot, I believe I covered them. Outside of elected officials, no one else in. But I do appreciate your comment.

The one exception would have to be the military in the event we are attacked. That doesn't mean they get out, they just got one more thing put on their plate, just like us common folks.

-- Posted by royincaldwell on Sat, Jan 28, 2012, at 4:19 AM

YEP !!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Posted by lamont on Fri, Jan 27, 2012, at 10:07 AM

Here I go, 1st one to go off topic, but Lord this is good!

"This Court is not Congress, not an administrative agency. We are not the first branch of government. We are not the second branch. We're here to consider grievances,"

This is from a Federal Judge that gets it!

-- Posted by royincaldwell on Fri, Jan 27, 2012, at 6:55 AM

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