I know, and a lot of leeway is left up to the states (less than should be - damn commerce clause interpretations), but this really seems odd that one is constitutional and the other could potentially not be.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
Watching cspan right now (as they're voting on the latest motion) is like watching an ant colony. Everybody appears to be moving completely randomly, but you know there's got to be some underlying algorithms to it all.
What is a "motion to suspend the rules"? I suck at cspan.
Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller
The rule just passed with 228 aye votes.
Gao the sole Republican to vote aye back in November, voted no.
“Real environmentalists live in cities, and they visit what's left of the wilderness as gently and respectfully as possible.” — Donna Moulton, letter to the editor, Tucson Weekly, published on August 23, 2001