Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for October 05, 2016


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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member about 4 years ago

    DeGaulle had the solution. When he came back to power in France in 1958, he demanded that the Parliament give power to rule by decree for 6 months.

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    Sherlock Watson  about 4 years ago

    Chuck Jones once wrote a book called Daffy Duck for President which pretty well explains how the three branches of government work together. It should be required reading for voters.

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    Bilan  about 4 years ago

    Here’s an idea: Any Congressman that does a filibuster or kills a bill in committee, should be automatically impeached.

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    #Rad-ish  Premium Member about 4 years ago

    Just pass a single clean bill, stop putting riders and amendments on them that kill the original bill.

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    Kind&Kinder  about 4 years ago

    We pay Congress to do their job for the people who elected them and for the rest of us as well. They, however, serve the people who bought them and their party first. Occasionally, the people’s interest is taken into account. Corporations and billionaires can buy government. The rest of us don’t have enough money to turn legislators’ heads. What with voter suppression, gerrymandering and the other dirty tricks of politics, we have no real democracy left.

    I mourn that. Sorry for the rant.

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    cdgar  about 4 years ago

    We don’t need too many changes. Just mild changes and fine tuning as we go.

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    asianwoof  about 4 years ago

    Executive Order 13,739

    Congress shall work until they pass the laws I want.

    President Rat

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    AKHenderson Premium Member about 4 years ago

    “He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people.” – Declaration of Independence

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    jeff_elbel  about 4 years ago

    With those words, Rat has my vote.

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    blunebottle  about 4 years ago

    I mourn for you Americans, for your Presidents and politicians have trodden on your Constitution until it no longer has any effect. And none have been impeached for it.

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    bigcatbusiness  about 4 years ago

    So what’s new?

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    nosirrom  about 4 years ago

    The President’s lament. “Why should I support Congress? All they do is send me bills.”

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    juicebruce  about 4 years ago

    Rat remember there are many ways to get rid of rats: traps,cats, posion ,ect,ect,ect………………

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    scpandich  about 4 years ago

    It always amuses me that people don’t quite get that our system of government was designed specifically to keep those in power from doing too much.

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    jbmlaw01  about 4 years ago

    I don’t want new laws. I wish Congress only to repeal most of what they already passed.

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    546mailbox  about 4 years ago

    Perhaps someone will figure out a way to establish term limits for Congressmen and Congresswomen so they can concentrate on doing their jobs instead of being a bunch of fatcats/poopyheads.

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    starcandles Premium Member about 4 years ago

    Thanks to Obama, Congress is now irrelevant. Obama bypasses them with executive orders. Incredible.

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member about 4 years ago

    Stephan hit the nail on the head

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    joegeethree  about 4 years ago

    Geez, how many more laws do you need?

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    VICTOR PROULX  about 4 years ago

    Pay to play. The rest of us are out of the loop.

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    route66paul  about 4 years ago

    They make plenty of laws. The problem here is 2 fold – they don’t allow for oversight or enforcement and they don’t take out the old laws that conflict.

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    RACerri32  about 4 years ago

    WAH , WAH , WAH , BOO , HOO, why don’t all you Obama haters just get on a plane to anywhere else in the world that you think will take your whiny butts , & then you can get on Elon’s rocket to Mars in 2019 or whenever it goes , I’m tired of your God-forsaken whining already !

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    Number Three  about 4 years ago

    No comment.


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    NWdryad  about 4 years ago

    For once, Rat has a good idea.

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    hmvanyel  about 4 years ago

    I still want a direct election of the President. Cut the Electoral College out of the Constitution. Then the votes of people in Hawaii will matter and the election won’t be over before ever state has counted its votes.

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    Sisyphos  about 4 years ago

    So, does radical Rat lead anyone here to want to join my Constitutional Anarchy Party?

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    wiatr Premium Member about 4 years ago

    Sounds Cromwellian to me.

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    Dapperdan61  Premium Member about 4 years ago

    Ban Congress? Hear hear !!

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    kaffekup   about 4 years ago

    Reminds me of Mars Attacks . The little old lady chortling, “They blew up Congress!”

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  30. Cathy aack  about 4 years ago

    Well we could stop electing infantile folks to congress. Remember how far back “if I can’t have my way, I ain’t gonna play” was in your own life….these guys are a majority of arrested development.

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    Kirk Barnes Premium Member about 4 years ago

    2 words:Term Limits

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    tom  about 4 years ago

    Hmm. He might have a point there.

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    gigagrouch  about 4 years ago

    (Con’t) Seems to me that inaction and retrograde behaviour is even more destructive to the American Democratic Republic. (Damn you, GC overseers!)

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    MaximoMayeri  about 2 years ago

    please ban the government. its dong a sucky job of impeaching trump yet

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