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  •  Divided by party, no less (4+ / 0-)
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    Dumbo, ballerina X, Voltage Spike, Siri
    Alexander's meeting was listed as "top-secret" and divided into two two-hour sessions, the first for Republicans and the second for Democrats. Staffers for the legislators were not permitted to attend.
    Now what in the hell is that about?

    Government and laws are the agreement we all make to secure everyone's freedom.

    by Simplify on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 03:17:27 PM PDT

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    •  No staffers means no staff lawyers. (2+ / 0-)
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      Dumbo, Siri

      So the members of Congress will be very little enlightened about the significance of what they hear.

      The influence of the [executive] has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished.

      by lysias on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 03:58:05 PM PDT

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