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A Pea Party for the Tea Party

Torr Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 9:31 PM
I've long contended that i could randomly select 535 names from an assortment of telephone directories, spend one day reading and discussing the relatively tiny Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution and Bill of Rights, and they would accomplish more in a month than the current lot of professional politicians and pit vipers could accomplish during a term. They could do it because of "one" reason, and that is that they would understand that their "duties" have to do with serving The People in accordance with The Constitution. ...Not for ...not for 'party loyalty" ...not for "assuring reelection" ...not for the "sweet committee assignments" ...and not for a 747 to fly you to SF for your weekends.

Peas are all the rage when it comes to talking about the country’s fiscal woes.

You might remember that in July of 2011, when fighting over the debt ceiling, president Obama- right before he left for his 17th vacation at Martha’s Vineyard that year- complained about congressional inaction by saying that’s it time for the country “to eat its peas.”

From CBSNews:

"I've been hearing from my Republican friends for some time it is a moral imperative to tackle our debt and deficits in a serious way," Mr. Obama said. "What I've said to them is, let's go."

The president...