As Congress flees, what have we learn...

As Congress flees, what have we learned about it and its denizens?

There are 23 comments on the The Washington Post story from Aug 4, 2013, titled As Congress flees, what have we learned about it and its denizens?. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

Congress is gone from Washington, fleeing historic levels of partisan gridlock and voter distaste.

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Cat74

Carpentersville, IL

#1 Aug 4, 2013
Cowards the whole lot of them. But then again when they are in D C it costs us billions for nothing. We could be better off.
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#2 Aug 4, 2013
One thing we have learned is that when one
party calls in over 300 silent filibusters,
nothing get done.
Angered American

Rochester, MN

#4 Aug 4, 2013
I have learned that Democrats wish to harm America its their liberal goal.
Mothra

Phoenix, AZ

#5 Aug 4, 2013
Don't like gridlock?

Vote for the other guy next time.
Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#6 Aug 4, 2013
Gary wrote:
One thing we have learned is that when one
party calls in over 300 silent filibusters,
nothing get done.
The 113th Congress is on track to pass fewer bills than any since the clerk's office started keeping track in the mid-1940s.

Boehner says Congress "ought to be judged on how many laws we repeal."

Boehner says Congress "should not be judged by how many new laws we create."

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#7 Aug 4, 2013
We have learned that NOBODY is leading this country.
Angered American

Rochester, MN

#8 Aug 4, 2013
RustyS wrote:
We have learned that NOBODY is leading this country.
well certainly this Obama guy isnt a leader, He proved that
Your Ex

United States

#10 Aug 4, 2013
Congress gets....
5 weeks paid vacation
Unbelievable health care
Lifetime pension
All while trying to do their damnedest to deny the rest of us...
A livable minimum wage
Affordable health care
Retirement.
Awesome.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

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#11 Aug 4, 2013
Angered American wrote:
<quoted text>
well certainly this Obama guy isnt a leader, He proved that
How so, o perturbed one?
Ralph

Coleman, MI

#12 Aug 4, 2013
We learned they don't like obummercare since they made sure they didn't have to comply with it like the rest of the working class does.

“Life is Good”

Since: Nov 08

Perpignan

#16 Aug 5, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>How so, o perturbed one?
Kristol: Year ago Obama said al-Qaida on run and now WE are on run...
conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#17 Aug 5, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
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baggers are well versed in the art of running away.
Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#22 Aug 5, 2013
Poor Congress, compared to lice, root canals and colonoscopies and Congress still get no respect!
Cat74

Barrington, IL

#23 Aug 5, 2013
Right, last year Biden said we had Al Qaeda on the run. This year
Cat74

Barrington, IL

#24 Aug 5, 2013
OOps/ I was interrupted with a phone call and accidentally sent the message half completed.
It should read:
Last year Biden said we had Al Queda on the run. This year Al Queda has us on the run. What happened to standing, and fighting? Was it part of our plan to aid them in the prison breaks? Is closing the Embassies a way of keeping them from discussing Benghazi? You know they have all been moved around since last September.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

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#25 Aug 5, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
We have learned that since Obama took over, they can't get nothing done.
He's like a frozen shut secondary throttle plate in a four barrel carburetor.
He's like Plaque in your arteries.
Nothing flows nice with Obama around.
Nothing!
I wouldn't say that. Your verbal diarrhea flows continually.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

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#26 Aug 5, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
Thought for the day:
"If Anthony Wiener had a son, he'd be Bill Clinton."
If that is your thought for the day, quit while you're behind.

“Life is Good”

Since: Nov 08

Perpignan

#27 Aug 5, 2013
Responsibility wrote:
<quoted text>The 113th Congress is on track to pass fewer bills than any since the clerk's office started keeping track in the mid-1940s.

Boehner says Congress "ought to be judged on how many laws we repeal."

Boehner says Congress "should not be judged by how many new laws we create."
You do know the do nothing Senate is part of congress don't you. Still holding those 28 bills for jobs and stopping Obama. Care that he majority of America now wants stopped.
conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#28 Aug 5, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
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Obamacare is law. Next
sinic

Kerrville, TX

#29 Aug 5, 2013
That we ought to pay them by the hour at the minimum wage (only when they are in committee, or on the floor debating/voting).

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