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C-SPAN Viewer’s Guide

Posted: February 22, 2011 in committee, congress, politics

If you’ve ever watched C-SPAN, you know that Congress can be incomprehensible. In this week’s episode of D.C. Decoder, host Craig Crawford cuts through the jargon to explain the procedural mess. (Video by Andrew Satter)

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It happened Wednesday night at the beginning of a debate between Democratic incumbent Melissa Bean, GOP challenger Joe Walsh and Green Party candidate Bill Scheurer. The debate for Illinois 8th congressional district took place at Grayslake Central High School. While League of Women Voters moderator Kathy Tate-Bradish began explaining the rules of the debate an audience member raised his hand and (when called upon) asked if they were going to start with the Pledge of Allegiance. When she said no, the audience booed and almost all in the crowd of more than 300 stood and enthusiastically recited it anyway. Tate-Bradish, who joined in the pledge, issued a scolding when the crowd finished saying they are not allowed to disrespect her.

Ms Tate-Bradish took offense to the move and blamed it on the GOP candidate.

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I know this is from last year, but has anything changed? Anything? I think there has been a change in that they have even less money. My general approach to government is to “Starve the Beast”, but with 43 reliable democrat electoral votes, I’m sure they believe that they will be bailed out by the populations of other states via the Federal Government.
California Treasurer Bill Lockyer testified at an informational hearing on reform on October 22, 2009.

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This is from the Rethuglican Study Committee so it leaves out the Rethuglican accomplices in fiscal insanity, but otherwise a fair statement of the why most of us are against the self-appointed elites that have installed themselves as the ruling class.

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