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I give up

I did my best to not say anything about the mess in DC today. However, I see we are off to a crazy start. Who in his/her right mind repeal healthcare without having something better in place? Twitter was fast moving today as the insane move for power played out in our nations's capitol.

I felt so alone in a sea of intelligence. I would hear the occasional voices of others in the sea with me ( Moveon, Thinkprogressive, Donna Brazile and a few others) Something is amiss in DC when those who speak of job killing seek to kill access to healthcare by those without jobs.

My head hurts. I can only do so much stupidity per day; doctor's orders.

God bless this nation as we work with congressional rules designed to slow the passage and creation if legislation. God bless us as the powers that be seek to circumvent the balance of powers written into our constitution. God bless Congress the ability to read the constitution in bed tonight thereby saving precious work time in the House tomorrow.

God bless one and all

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