“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.
Jackboots always come in matched pairs, a left boot and a right boot.
I was unaware they were making such advancement. I'd like to hear more , and it just might be a positive sign.
Government workers are significantly attracted to the idea of civil service and betterment of the people. Money is merely a way to keep it flowing. Lobbyists have their benefits and weaknesses, but I would warn anyone not to bash lobbyists so readily. Lobbyists are not just a detriment, but also one of the benefits of our democracy, allowing a political organization to possibly have disproportionate amount of influence in politics in order to ensure the rights and impact policy for minorities and majorities alike.
"We all of us know down here that politics is a tough game. And I don't think there's any point in being Irish if you don't know that the world is going to break your heart eventually."-Daniel Patrick Moynihan, December 5, 1963