Congress goes on 5 week recess

Well, guess what?  Congress has yet again recessed for an extended break, this time for almost the entire month of August.  Ezra Klein from the Washington Post writes in defense of this regular practice, saying that the fact Congress members go home to meet with their constituents isn’t the problem, but what they do while in session is.  Fair enough, but I’m pretty sure they spend most of their time meeting with contributor$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$.CongressRecess


  1. MikeE says:

    No doubt they’re sitting the porches of their seaside homes/estates, recharging their congressional batteries, sipping adult beverages and considering other ways to fleece the American public (the 99%) of our deminishing wages and benefits, when they finally return in the 4th quarter to do absolutely nothing… Business as usual.

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