Pelosi Squashes MiJac Congressional Resolution By Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee

Jul 10, 2009 Read more: www.eurweb.com 23
*It's over for House Resolution 600 – the legislation introduced by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas that would have proclaimed Michael Jackson as an American legend, musical icon and world humanitarian.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday denied the resolution because debate on the symbolic measure could raise "contrary views" about the pop star's life, she explained.

Lawmakers are free to use House speeches "to express their sympathy or their praise any time that they wish," said Pelosi, D-Calif. "I don't think it's necessary for us to have a resolution."

Even before Pelosi's comments, some Democrats said privately they did not support the resolution and a divisive debate would hurt House efforts to muster the votes for priorities such as health care and climate change. Read more
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Since: Apr 07

Miami

#26 Jul 14, 2009
Celtichooligan wrote:
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Please put this ni€€er in the ground so I can piss on his grave...
Racist Pinhead Bypasses Profanity Filter

News at 11.
sir jerkalot

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

#28 Jul 14, 2009
i like prison break very much!!

ermm...off topic??

Since: Apr 07

Miami

#31 Jul 15, 2009
Celtichooligan wrote:
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It's past 11, no new news here babydick....
You've made your point, grand wizard. Time to move on.

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