Posted on | July 27, 2012 | 15 Comments
To provide that no agency may take any significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is equal to or less than 6.0 percent.
In fairness to #OccupyResoluteDesk, enacting this would severely limit the amount of kickbacks, graft, carve-outs, chiseling, thuggery, corruption, patronage, favors, handouts, grease, vigorish, and influencing that the administration could engage in.
Who is turbulent Congressman, and how dare he limit the administration to doing its job?
Update: oh and here is Gerry Connolly, doing Virginia proud:
House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee Chairman Darrell Issa asked Connolly if he would object to the typo being fixed, since the Republicans unanimously requested it. Connolly chortled triumphantly, “This member will reserve the right to object at the appropriate time.”
Genuinely pissed off, Issa retorted, “Nothing could be more insincere than to pick on professional staff on a typographical error. If we have to … go to the Rules Committee, I guess we will, but I’m really sorry to see that kind of an attitude on what the gentleman and all of us know was simply a typographical error.”
Connolly then played ball like a girl, whimpering to the chair, “Did this member hear … the distinguished chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee characterize a member as insincere?”
Sad embarrassments like Gerry Connolly must go!
Update: Hogewash is onboard.
Update II: Red Alexandria makes a good point, although whether or not Connolly actually read the bill by his very own self would be an interesting question to ask of the man.
Update III: Not sure I agree with Bill Quick, but that too is an interesting point. Ah, the joys of enforcing perfectionism against the opponent. . .
Update IV: Jackie Wellfonder brings it: #YouDidntDoThat Because You’re Betting on Government, Not We the People.