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Government shutdown? Just as James Madison planned it

Original post made by jimf01, another community, on Oct 5, 2013

For 70% of our history the branches of government have been divided in terms of political power. When the Democrats last held the White House and a majority of the House, Senate, they passed one major piece of legislation titled the affordable care act, and it is around that legislation that the debate continues to rage.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 5, 2013 at 12:19 pm

Please explain your excitement re: "Government shutdown".

I don't understand the sentiments behind a "shutdown"?


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 5, 2013 at 4:11 pm

I recall reading about James Madison and some of my friends thought that he had a disc shaped head. just sayin...


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Posted by Jane Flonda
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 5, 2013 at 4:36 pm

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:10 pm

President James Madison:

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oh my...


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:12 pm

The brilliance of the constitution is that it guides our thinking!

VIVA AMERICA! VIVA! GORA!