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September 30, 2006

Bastards

I don’t even play online but I despise everyone connected to this bill:

The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 passed Congress last night, after being attached to a Port Security measure that was sure to pass.

Hat-tip Tom the funky pundit.

(Cross-posted on “I Had Outs” which, if you’re not reading for the poker content you should be reading for the hilarious trip stories by Dawn. Did we really get lured into a stranger’s hotel room with the promise of a party? Did Dawn really double-fist Amaretto Sours and Vodka Red Bulls? Did someone demonstrate how he was going to make sweet Mexican love to me…on Dawn’s leg? It’s all there at “I Had Outs“. Come for the poker, stay for the drunken trip reports)

UPDATE: CJ at Up for Anything writes “What today has ensured for me is that I will never, ever vote for Bill Frist for anything. In fact, I will campaign vigorously against him.” I agree and I’m in on the vigorous campaigning against him.

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The Congress is a broken, antiquated system. There is no accountability. They do not work on issues that are important to their constituents. They do work on issues that are not important to their constituents. I love the US, and in I line up with “We, The People …” but the system is a mess that does not incentivize the representation to act responsibly.

Posted by: David at October 2, 2006 at 10:36 am

My rant.

Posted by: Mark Poling at October 3, 2006 at 12:30 pm

I stand corrected…
http://pb9617.livejournal.com/79001.html
It can be pretty efficient when there are dollars on the line.

Posted by: David at October 4, 2006 at 1:32 pm

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