The connection between the two articles I've selected is unmistakable. It demonstrates the kind of onerous government behavior that both liberals and conservatives dislike. But the groups will know they dislike it only if large majorities in each camp are waylaid in their conditioned reflex of sticking their heads in the sand.
- It was introduced in the GOP controlled house;
- By a GOP congressman from Florida;
- Debate was limited under rules reserved for “non-controversial” bills (That’s under Speaker Boehner’s control).
- It appears even the freshman congress critters of the TEA party were unaware that Boehner would allow such a subterfuge to be perpetrated, and they voted for it.