Monday, May 07, 2007

Thomas Paine would poop his pants over this one

Many people criticize legislators who frequently miss votes in their respective law-making bodies.

To these people, I'd like to point out the following article on Ars Technica.

I could go on and on about how this is a terrible idea, which restricts free trade, and deprives people of their property rights, but I think Mr. Paine pretty much sums it up here.

I'd rather have my legislators on vacation than ratifying this type of legislation any day. I'd even rather have them at the bar.

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