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  • The US House Disorderly and Lackadaisical?

    The House of Representatives is the People’s House and its legislative process and daily activities should be comprehensible to both its Members and their constituents.

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    June 22, 2016 C-SPAN Disorderly Conduct in the US House?

    July, 6, 2016 C-SPAN Lackadaisical Conduct in the US House?

    I watch C-SPAN

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    Why Post this? Why not?

    Last night, I’d had a belly full of the watching the media politico Pundits blah..blah…Ad Nauseam.  Sick of “IT” the liberal pundits  trash talk on CNN and the Conservatives’ pundits trash talk on FOX.

    So, I decided to watch C-SPAN, the members of the  US House of Reps were supposed to be voting on important amendments to the budget? At least that was what the guy at the podium  said. Two minute electronic vote on amendment whatever. The members of the US House of Representatives were all wandering around, coming in and out of the chamber, having side conversations and chatting each other up…

    Process and daily activities should be comprehensible to both its members and their constituents.

    When the guy at the podium said. Two minute electronic vote on amendment whatever, I expected him to bang down the gavel and bring the house to order…

    THIS IS INCOMPREHENSIBLE

    HE DID NOT, when he announced the two minute electronic vote on important amendments to the budget not one member of the house even looked up, their important votes, on important amendments were done while all the members of the US House of Representatives were “LACKADAISICALLY”  wandering around, coming in and out of the chamber, having side conversations and chatting each other up…

    WITH ALL DUE RESPECT

    WILL SOMEBODY PLEASE TAKE CHARGE

    Of  THE REPRESENTATIVES IN THE PEOPLE’S HOUSE,

    POUND THE GAVEL,

    BRING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ORDER,

    SIT THE REP’S DOWN,

    SHUT THE REP’S UP,

    AND DEMAND THAT THEY PAY ATTENTION

    WHILE THEY ARE VOTING ON IMPORTANT BUDGET ISSUES INVOLVING THE SPENDING OF MILLIONS AND BILLIONS OF AMERICAN TAXPAYERS MONEY.

    Lackadaisical Conduct in the US House?

    You watch…You decide…

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    FROM ONE EXTREME TO THE OTHER

    C-SPAN Disorderly Conduct in the US House?

    You watch…You decide…

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    C-SPAN From the bottom to the top

    DEMOCRATS SIT DOWN IN THE HOUSE

     

    • House Session

      The House reconvened while the House Democrats continued their protest seeking a vote on a gun measure.

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      House Session, Part 3

      The House reconvened for legislative business as Democrats continued their day-long sit-in trying to force a vote on gun control legislation. The move came a week and a half after a mass…

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      House Session, Part 2

      The House returned from a day-long recess following a sit-in staged by Democrats trying to force a vote on gun control legislation. Members participated in a vote on the…

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      House Session, Part 1

      Democrats continued to stage a sit-in to call for legislative action on gun control in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. Members stayed on the floor after the House went…

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      Morning Hour

      The House convened for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on a variety of topics. Democrats staged a sit-in to call for legislative action on gun control in the wake of the…

     

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    CONTINUOUS VIDEO COVERAGE OF THE US DEMOCRATIC REPRESENTATIVES,

    LED BY REPRESENTATIVE JOHN LEWIS (D)

    THROWING A TANTRUM, ANGRY YELLING, SCREAMING, THROWING PAPERS AROUND AND  ROLLING AROUND ON THE FLOOR  DEMANDING?

    Democratic lawmakers, led by Representative John Lewis, held a sit-in on the floor of the House chamber on Wednesday morning, demanding a vote on gun control legislation. When Republicans shut off the cameras by calling a recess, the Democrats continued to broadcast on social media.

    INDEED,  The congressman who knows how the House operates will soon be recognized for his parliamentary skills – and his prestige will rise among his colleagues, no matter what his party

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    Ryan Struggles to Contain Raucous House

    Speaker Paul D. Ryan brought the House into session Wednesday night over angry chants of “No bill! No break!” from Democrats.

    By REUTERS on Publish Date June 22, 2016. Photo by House Television, via Associated Press. Watch in Times Video »

    In the House, Democrats on Thursday ended their 25-hour sit-in — a protest Speaker Paul D. Ryan called a high-profile stunt that undermined the basic institutions of government.

    “One of the things that makes our country strong is our institutions,” Mr. Ryan, Republican of Wisconsin, said at a news conference AS DEMOCRATS CONTINUED TO LAY SIEGE TO THE HOUSE CHAMBER. “No matter how bad things get in this country, we have a basic structure that ensures a functioning democracy. We can disagree on policy, but we do so within the bounds of order and respect for the system. Otherwise, it all falls apart.”

    Mr. Ryan said he was “not going to allow stunts like this to stop us from carrying out the people’s business.” He added, “This is about a publicity stunt and now a fund-raising scheme.”

    The congressman who knows how the House operates will soon be recognized for his parliamentary skills – and his prestige will rise among his colleagues, no matter what his party

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    Just asking?

    Is there no call to order in the House of Representative prior to voting on important budget issues, involving millions, and billions of  dollars taxpayers money?

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    Moreover, Republicans say that Democrats should not be rewarded with votes after holding the floor for 25 hours last month in what many believe was a blatant violation of House rules.

    The bottom line…

    Moreover? Disorderly Conduct by legal definition, A person is guilty of disorderly conduct if the person:  Intentionally disrupts any lawful assembly or meeting of persons without lawful authority

    LACKADAISICAL by definition lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy

    WITH ALL DUE RESPECT from one extreme to the other

    WILL SOMEBODY PLEASE TAKE CHARGE Of  THE DISORDERLY AND LACKADAISICAL REPRESENTATIVES IN THE PEOPLE’S HOUSE, POUND THE GAVEL,  BRING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ORDER,  SIT THE REP’S DOWN, SHUT THE REP’S UP,  AND DEMAND THAT THEY PAY ATTENTION WHILE THEY ARE VOTING ON IMPORTANT BUDGET ISSUES INVOLVING THE SPENDING OF MILLIONS AND BILLIONS OF AMERICAN TAXPAYERS MONEY.