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Tell Congress: "Thanks for doing less!"

Harry Truman's 1948 "do-nothing congress" passed more than seventeen times as many bills as the current legislature.

This year we've seen a lot of awful things happen at our nation’s capitol: Obamacare saved, the debt ceiling raised, and Harry Reid's nuclear attack on the filibuster just to name a few.  

But, despite these things, there is good news: overall, Congress is doing less! 

The fact is, the 113th Congress has passed a historically low number of bills. While a total of 9,425 pieces of legislation have been introduced in some form since January – bills, amendments to bills, resolutions, etc. – only fifty-two have become public law as of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Putting these numbers in perspective, Harry Truman's 1948 "do-nothing congress" passed more than seventeen times as many bills as the current legislature.

Many big government proponents bemoan this fact saying the U.S. legislature should "do more" – they also view “gridlock” as if it’s a curse. We disagree in both cases.

First, generally speaking, fewer federal laws mean less tyranny considering that ninety-percent of what government does today is unconstitutional. Second, congressional disagreement prevents bad laws from being passed in the name of “bipartisanship.”

Simply put, the fewer laws Obama signs the better!

Take action! Sign the petition and message your U.S. Representative and Senators telling them you’re grateful that Congress is passing fewer bills – only necessary and wise legislation ought to be made into law.

Public Comments
Aug 15th, 2014
Someone from Largo, FL signed.
Jul 15th, 2014
Richard L. from Nixa, MO signed.
Mar 26th, 2014
Sandra H. from Charleston, SC signed.
Mar 1st, 2014
ronald c. from Sheffield, AL signed.
Feb 16th, 2014
Someone from Florissant, MO writes:
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wow, you get paid well to do nothing to a man who loves nothing---time to do your job ---reign him in----he is not helping and you're not either---do you want a legacy of lies on your children
Feb 15th, 2014
robert m. from Charleston, WV signed.
Feb 6th, 2014
Richard B. from Essex, MD signed.
Feb 5th, 2014
Mary M. from Chicago, IL signed.
Feb 1st, 2014
Someone from Farmington, MI signed.
Jan 24th, 2014
Thomas H. from Saluda, SC signed.
Jan 24th, 2014
Thomas H. from Saluda, SC signed.
Jan 23rd, 2014
Connie L. from Wheatland, IA writes:
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You all have disgraced America and your a bunch of Hypocrites.
Jan 23rd, 2014
Jimmy B. from Haskell, OK signed.
Jan 20th, 2014
Patrick G. from Freehold, NJ signed.
Jan 18th, 2014
ROBERT B. from Nashua, NH signed.
Jan 18th, 2014
Tom H. from Saluda, SC signed.
Jan 15th, 2014
Someone from Charlotte, NC signed.
Jan 13th, 2014
Jacquelyn N. from Nashua, NH signed.
Jan 7th, 2014
Max R. from New Rockford, ND signed.
Jan 6th, 2014
robert m. from Charleston, WV signed.
Jan 5th, 2014
Richard B. from Essex, MD signed.
Dec 26th, 2013
Robert L. from Old Hickory, TN signed.
Dec 18th, 2013
John Howard J. from Mansfield, TX signed.
Dec 11th, 2013
Kenan W. from Clemmons, NC signed.
Dec 11th, 2013
Debbie T. from Fayetteville, AR writes:
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Shameless
Dec 11th, 2013
Lucien D. from Metairie, LA signed.
Dec 10th, 2013
Lee F. from Torrington, CT signed.
Dec 10th, 2013
Robert L. from Old Hickory, TN signed.
Dec 8th, 2013
Qiru W. from Jersey City, NJ signed.
Dec 7th, 2013
ken c. from Sanborn, NY writes:
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Woe to those who part my land. please do less to ISRAEL read the HARBINGER by Jonathan Cahn
Dec 6th, 2013
Someone from Peoria, IL signed.
Dec 4th, 2013
D M. from Jacksonville, NC signed.
Dec 4th, 2013
Someone from Jacksonville, AL writes:
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Put America and American's first, not the party. Let the system work!
Dec 4th, 2013
Samuel G. from Findlay, OH signed.
Dec 4th, 2013
James H. from Alexandria, VA signed.
Dec 4th, 2013
Joe B. from Lemon Grove, CA writes:
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I'am not one for living in a socailist Country. To much blood has been spilled for our freedoms. Start acting like you have a ( LOVE FOR OUR COUNTRY ) anything less--you can go find another job and live under the laws you've passed on us.
Dec 4th, 2013
Pat C. from Rock Hill, SC writes:
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Bring bill 1617 to a vote NOW! The American people want this done.
Dec 4th, 2013
Diane C. from Andover, MA writes:
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obamacare is like a house of cards give americans a way out and let us keep our healthcare, pretend yoy are a doctor not a lawyer and DO NO HARM!!!
Dec 3rd, 2013
Randy B. from Chino Valley, AZ writes:
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Listen to the the voice "...of the people, by the people, for the people" for once. Allow a vote on Senate Bill 1617.
Dec 3rd, 2013
Someone from Marble Hill, MO signed.