Is there a rampant case of the Mondays going around? Some terrible headaches and hangovers from Pearl Harbor Day memorials and late-night revelries?
What in the hell is going on?
It seems to be stemming from this Great Falls Tribune article called Rule changes would give House leaders more power that was put up today by John S. Adams.
Since I’ve now wasted 1 of my 10 free articles from that paper this month, let me waste your time by reiterating a few points:
- First, this is being brought about by Mr. Fabulous, Rep. Knudsen from Culbertson;
- Next, it’ll now take 60 members of the House to stop any bill over $25,000 from reaching the appropriations committee, up from the old 51 votes;
- Then, cool-headed Rep Rob Cook (R-Conrad) doesn’t like this and says “the proposed rule changes are the actions of individuals drunk with power and full of disdain for the legislative process.”
- Finally, Democrats are a bit miffed because they don’t have the numbers to block any of this from happening, and can’t seem to draw the correlation that election races did in fact matter for getting their way in 2015.
Alright, so now that you know what the distraction was, let’s get back to the important news of the day, and that’s clothes.
- I wonder what women will wear this year?
- Do you think they might have to buy new shoes?
- God forbid, will some wear the same jacket twice in one week?
These are important questions, and I’m glad a lot of the reporters of the state are following this closely. A lot hinges upon it, like personal freedom and the ability of House members to distinguish themselves from their Senate colleagues. For isn’t there a dress code there?
Oh, how silly of me – why even ask something like that? Wouldn’t you rather discuss what sales might be taking place where we could get some new handbags to go with those new close-sandaled shoes? Maybe we could even store some of our old ones in that old…what was that place on the 3rd floor, a…press room?
Ha, let’s not dilly-dally…I've got my editor's credit card and the decrepit carcass of Capitol Hill Mall awaits!