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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.

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Nov 27th, 2013
Halene B. from Monmouth, ME signed.
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Susan R. from Kilauea, HI writes:
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Please & thank you ~ for no more of Obama's asinine laws.
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Craig B. from Westminster, CO writes:
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All of you have acted in the most miserable fashion. Democrats usurping the Constitution at every possibilty. Only one man willing to say "YOU LIE" to the oaf who lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave - and that was before his long series of repeated lies about his "health care bill". And then the rest just sitting weak and useless. May God have mercy on you all. Maybe the roof of the capital building should just collapse since all that it symbolizes is destroyed. "We the people" would be better off.
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John S. from Red Bank, NJ writes:
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Keep up the good work, now start rescinding laws.
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Tom M. from Forest Lakes, AZ writes:
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If you people whom we elect would do you jobs as we put our trust in you representing us, the problems in our Country wouldn't exist.
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David M. from Vancouver, WA writes:
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Take longer vacations.
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