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Congress Fiercely Divided Over Completely Blank Bill That Says And Does Nothing


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: satire, humor, government, republicans, democrats, congress, politics, news )

Carrie
- 508 days ago - theonion.com
Known as S.0000, the bill, which doesn't have sponsors, co-sponsors, or an author, has reportedly drawn starkly contrasting opinions from legislators in both the Senate and House of Representatives, and has paved the way for a major legislative battle...



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Wayne W. (12)
Monday July 29, 2013, 11:54 am
Love the Onion. Thanks for posting.

 

Birgit W. (152)
Monday July 29, 2013, 4:11 pm
Is that a joke?
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Monday July 29, 2013, 5:09 pm
Thanks.
 

Carrie B. (316)
Monday July 29, 2013, 5:50 pm
Yes Birgit, it is a joke.
 

Jason S. (57)
Monday July 29, 2013, 6:51 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

GGmaSheila D. (169)
Monday July 29, 2013, 7:00 pm
Da** I just got the joke and I was halfway thru a good rant here...Thank you, needed the chuckle.
 

cecily w. (0)
Monday July 29, 2013, 8:32 pm
OMG! Until I saw the word "Onion" I thought this was true. :)
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 29, 2013, 9:33 pm
Why am I not surprised? - OH, The Onion...LOL!
 

Louise D. (38)
Monday July 29, 2013, 10:18 pm
Given that he current congress has reached points beyond parody who knows when this story becomes true.
 

Heidi Aubrey (5)
Monday July 29, 2013, 10:34 pm
President Obama hit the nail on the head by stating the Republicans simply are acting according to party lines, that anything, even nothing, proposed by this Democrat President will be staunchly opposed simply for the sake of being Republican.

It really is incredibly ridiculous.
 

Marie W. (67)
Monday July 29, 2013, 10:42 pm
Could be these days.
 

Lynn Squance (232)
Monday July 29, 2013, 11:12 pm
It is so close to true. Love the satire!
 

TomCat S. (231)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 1:34 am
Oh the tears from the juice!

SB0000 may be the most productive thing Congress has ever done, if it passes.
 

Robert K. (31)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 5:06 am
And truth is stranger than fiction, but in this case fiction is so close to truth.
 

John Gregoire (262)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 5:59 am
concur with TC!
 

Lona Goudswaard (79)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 7:48 am
I just love parody like that. Come to think of it: was it parody or ...?
 

Beth FS (149)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 8:59 am
LOL, It could happen....
 

Robert B. (58)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 10:35 am
Knowing how useless and inept congress is, I thought at first this was true. LOL
 

Anna Undebeck (205)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 10:42 am
Thanks for to post Carrie.. lol ;)
 

Joanne Dixon (40)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 10:53 am
My first thought was "Borowitz?" but "Onion" explains it. Both have that "I can actually see it happening" quality. Aaaarrggh.
 

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 11:37 am
Thanks Carrie!
 

Dorothy N. (63)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 12:22 pm
I laughed, I cried - 3 stars!
 

Mitchell D. (132)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 3:53 pm
I had assumed it was Borowitz piece!
I love it.
 

Dave C. (227)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 5:25 pm
I'd laugh, but the GOP is all about doing nothing.
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 7:20 pm
Too True!! Thanks, Carrie.
 
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