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Conyers indicts a complacent Congress ...

In a startling admission, John Conyers (D-MI) finally confirmed Congress’ dirty little secret: they don’t read long and complicated bills, much less understand exactly what it is they are voting for.

In his own words …

According to …

"”Conyers Sees No Point in Members Reading 1,000-Page Health Care Bill--Unless They Have 2 Lawyers to Interpret It for Them “

“During his speech at a National Press Club luncheon, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Democratic Congressman John Conyers (D-Mich.), questioned the point of lawmakers reading the health care bill.

“’ I love these members, they get up and say, ‘Read the bill,’ said Conyers.”

’What good is reading the bill if it’s a thousand pages and you don’t have two days and two lawyers to find out what it means after you read the bill?’”

What more do you need …

This speaks of Congressional malfeasance and a lack of ability to represent the very constituents who trust in their legislators to protect them from waste, fraud, corruption and malevolent legislations.

Of course, the answer is single-purpose bills and a series of phased implementation goals which would demand the certification of the previous step before proceeding with the next step in the sequence. There would be cost savings and a more controllable atmosphere. Bills would be clear to understand, be free from legal jargon and contain a performance checklist in unambiguous terms. Exactly everything that Congress and their special interests do not want as this would reduce the opportunities to slip special interest loopholes, exclusions, exceptions, carve-outs and grandfathered rights into bills – to the great detriment to the citizen/consumers.

Perhaps we need to send a message …

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Be well, be safe and take care of yourself and your family first.

-- steve


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Reference links: - Conyers Sees No Point in Members Reading 1,000-Page Health Care Bill--Unless They Have 2 Lawyers to Interpret It for Them

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