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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 27th, 2013
Larry S. from Anderson, SC signed.
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Michael G. from Surprise, AZ signed.
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Melanie B. from Newhall, CA signed.
Nov 27th, 2013
James B. from Ronald, WA writes:
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Maybe if we offer them a bonus for doing nothing at all. Oh well, just a thought.
Nov 27th, 2013
Someone from Henderson, NV signed.
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Walker B. from Gainesville, GA signed.
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philip p. from East Northport, NY signed.
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Walter S. from Venus, TX signed.
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Someone from Sapulpa, OK signed.
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Someone from Amarillo, TX writes:
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No more laws need to be passed period until we get the corruption out of Congress and this administration. Americans have had our fill of more taxes and laws to live by that are unconstitutional like Obamacare. They demand we buy from the "Government Store" so we will never get out of debt!
Nov 27th, 2013
Tom H. from Saluda, SC signed.
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David & Joanna K. from Lancaster, KY signed.
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Tony T. from Trussville, AL signed.
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Marianne R. from Covina, CA signed.
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Hon. & Mrs. Paul D. from Anaheim, CA signed.
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Charles C. from Foresthill, CA signed.
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Howard G. from Vallejo, CA signed.
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William T. from Atlanta, GA signed.
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Leonard R S. from Dallas, TX signed.
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Someone from Maryville, TN signed.
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Lee S. from Milford, CT writes:
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Sure glad that you are geting paid big dollars for doing less. Where an I get a job like that ? ?
Nov 27th, 2013
Max R. from New Rockford, ND signed.
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Someone from Springfield, VA writes:
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Reduce spending. Balance the budget. Lower our taxes.
Nov 27th, 2013
Patricia S. from Searcy, AR signed.
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Adele N. from Buffalo, NY signed.
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Someone from Culver City, CA writes:
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THE FEWER LAWS OBAMA SIGNS, THE BETTER. KEEP ON DOING NOTHING!
Nov 27th, 2013
Jean B. from Minter, AL signed.
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Christina G. from Westlake, OH signed.
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Mary Ann R. from Alpharetta, GA signed.
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Mary C. from Arlington, TN signed.
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Julius S. from Jefferson, TX signed.
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Robert H. from Montville, NJ writes:
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We need LESS laws, not more. We are being buried under them.
Nov 27th, 2013
Arlaan C. from Central City, IA writes:
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It's about time someone stood with the American people not the Leftists!
Nov 27th, 2013
Merrill R. from Vernal, UT signed.