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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
Nov 28th, 2013
Someone from Milford, DE signed.
Nov 28th, 2013
Bailey P. from Jackson, TN signed.
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Kathy W. from Frederic, WI signed.
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Robert A. from Lawrenceville, GA signed.
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John L. S. from Deer Park, WA signed.
Nov 28th, 2013
Robert C. from Kankakee, IL signed.
Nov 28th, 2013
Leon D. from Tacoma, WA writes:
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I am thankful that you are passing fewer laws, however, with that said, a good number of the laws that you are passing are bills that are not in the best interest of this once great nation. For instance, the NDAA, your push for amnesty and the TPP before congress.
Nov 28th, 2013
Lee F. from Torrington, CT signed.
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Someone from Woodland Hills, CA signed.
Nov 28th, 2013
Roy K. from Wheaton, IL signed.
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James R. from Fort Worth, TX signed.
Nov 28th, 2013
Someone from Hastings, MN writes:
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GET THIS WORTHLESS, GODLESS GOVT. OFF MY BACK & OUT OF MY POCKETBOOK. BALANCE THE BUDGET WITH SPENDING CUTS!!!!!!!!
Nov 28th, 2013
Peter F. from Hyde Park, MA writes:
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Please senate, continue doing as little as possible.
Nov 28th, 2013
TERRI B. from Page, AZ signed.
Nov 27th, 2013
June R. from Homerville, OH signed.
Nov 27th, 2013
Harold P. from Blairstown, NJ signed.
Nov 27th, 2013
William E. from New Braunfels, TX writes:
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Sometimes you just have to pause and take a deep breath.
Nov 27th, 2013
ann w. from Kingman, AZ signed.
Nov 27th, 2013
Clara G. from Kansas City, MO writes:
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I would be so thankful if our congressmen would UPHOLD THE CONSTITUTION for freedom and, abolish Obamacare and take our country back from totalitarian administration. Doesn't seem likely. How tragic for you and us.
Nov 27th, 2013
Someone from Mercer, PA signed.
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Robert M. from Charleston, WV signed.
Nov 27th, 2013
Buck L. from Boyd, TX writes:
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Gridlock is good!
Nov 27th, 2013
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Thomas C. from Pomona, NY signed.
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Gaylord D. from Tallahassee, FL signed.
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Allen A. from Walla Walla, WA signed.
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Steven W. from Palm Beach Gardens, FL signed.
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Dennis H. from Allentown, PA signed.
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John B. from New Windsor, MD signed.
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David C. from Port Saint Lucie, FL signed.
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Greg P. from Grabill, IN signed.
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Robert A. from Livermore, CA signed.
Nov 27th, 2013
Tresa L. from Tulsa, OK writes:
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And only laws supported by the Constituion & the Bill of Rights. All others violate these GOD-GIVEN RIGHTS!
Nov 27th, 2013
Michael D. from Blairsville, GA signed.
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Robert D. from White Hall, AR signed.
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THOMAS K. from Montgomery, TX signed.
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Mark C. from Simpsonville, SC signed.