The A B C’s of Non-Government
Just a preliminary reminder before we get down to cases. The United States Congress is organized in such a way that legislation originates in the House of Representatives and is approved or disapproved in the Senate. In a normal relationship, all bills sent down from the House are read, debated and voted upon in the Senate.
‘A’ is the partisan work stoppage in the Senate
As of now, 395 bills are on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s desk and he has publicly stated that “we will not bring those bills up for a vote.” America knows Congress is broken and suffers an all-time low 18% approval rating by citizens, less positively viewed than cockroaches. Cockroaches don’t live like that. They are communal insects and take care of one another. Did you ever see a homeless cockroach? 350 million years and not a single homeless cockroach.
McConnell found time to load the courts with far-right Republican judges, but no time for the constitutional business of House of Representatives because (…