Meet the New Congress; Same as the Old Congress

It is now the year of our lord Jesus Jones two thousand and thirteen, and lots of things have changed. Humans are immortal, we all drive flying cars to our jobs at the robot factory, and President Lucy Liu has secured lasting world peace. But one thing has not changed: The Republicans are a total garbage nightmare.

Adam Peck at Think Progress: With Millions Still Waiting for Sandy Relief, Republicans Reintroduce Obamacare Repeal.
The 112th Congress gaveled to a close on Thursday afternoon without passing a relief package for victims of Hurricane Sandy or reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, but Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) isn't too concerned about finishing what Republicans had left undone. Instead, at 12:00 PM she introduced the very first piece of legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which states are now busily implementing.

House Republicans have unsuccessfully voted 33 times in the last two years to eliminate health care reform and wasted at least 88 hours and $50 million, while failing to pass a single piece of job creation legislation in the last session of Congress.

...At this rate, they could be on track to becoming even less productive than the least productive Congress in U.S. history.
It's getting harder and harder to remember a time when Republicans were something more than contemptible roadblocks to functional government.

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