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Subject:  Re: Facts are stubborn things Date:  12/1/2012  1:09 AM
Author:  Umm Number:  1841359 of 2016417

"Has there *ever* been a budget passed where Congress didn't vote it into law? Because I'm pretty sure that it would be illegal."

Nice dodge.

I know you really, really, really want to ignore the obvious but I am not going to let you. Invert your question. What you should be asking is:

Has congress ever passed a budget that has not made it into law?

Hint: Yes it has. Why didn't those budgets make it into law even though it passed both the House and Senate?

"Or are you of the school that believes that Congressmen -- or at least Democratic Congressmen -- shouldn't be held accountable for the way they vote?"

Are you of the school that has to make up dishonest positions to attribute to your opponents because you cannot deal with their actual ones? Sure looks like it bec