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This week, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor proudly announced the calendar for the new Congress in 2013. Working days for the entire year total 126, leaving 239 days off. This includes virtually the whole month of August, two weeks around Easter/Passover, not a single five-day work week and (God forbid) no weekends.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kenneth-d-ackerman/congress-calendar_b_2219870.html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false

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    People who are shocked by the shortcomings of American politics fascinate me.
  3. exilethepoet reblogged this from dillonbeard and added:
    God Bless The USA
  4. sound-filledsilence reblogged this from dillonbeard and added:
    Let’s talk about how many vacations the president and his family have taken just this year alone….
  5. eoin-ceallsach reblogged this from dillonbeard and added:
    Seriously, the reason the founding fathers didn’t work every single day was due to no A/C and DC was built over a humid...
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    These posts upset me because it shows how little people know about their own government. Just because Congress isn’t in...
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    forever reblog
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  19. robot-reblogs said: Good! Heck, give them the whole goddamn year as vacation!
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  26. mostlyjudson reblogged this from heminghighway and added:
    meanwhile the rest of us work 80 hour weeks just to keep our heads above water.
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