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H.J.Res.41 Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 28, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary

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  • 56% of users support H.J.Res.41

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    56% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, support H.J.Res.41.
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    • On February 21, 2011, by fakk2 - If we had a constitutional amendment that basically said the US cannot operate on debt and has to have a balanced budget, then neither party could be blamed for not handing out social entitlements. Well, OK, they could, but both parties would have a defense of being able to say the money wasn't available, which it wasn't if it meant operating on debt.

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      As noted by fakk2, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 21, 2011, "If we had a constitutional amendment that basically said the US cannot operate on debt and has to have a balanced budget, then neither party could be blamed for not handing out social entitlements. Well, OK, they could, but both parties would have a defense of being able to say the money wasn't available, which it wasn't if it meant operating on debt."

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    • What is the Proper Role of Religion in America? | Value Politics - May 03, 2012 by Brantley Oakey - [38] H.J. Res. 41, Making the Last Thursday in November a Legal Holiday, October 6, 1941, RG 233, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, Center for Legislative Archives. [39] George Washington Papers at the ...

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      As noted by Brantley Oakey on May 03, 2012, "[38] H.J. Res. 41, Making the Last Thursday in November a Legal Holiday, October 6, 1941, RG 233, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, Center for Legislative Archives. [39] George Washington Papers at the ..." (/url?q=http://valuepolitics.com/290/what-is-the-proper-role-of-religion-in-america/&sa=U&ei=PVavT_XbCMai2gXni8npCA&ved=0CEsQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNHdQiVKOZfk8-QDl8bo_gp9_Mm7PQ)
    • What is the Proper Role of Religion in America? | Value Politics - May 03, 2012 by Brantley Oakey - [38] H.J. Res. 41, Making the Last Thursday in November a Legal Holiday, October 6, 1941, RG 233, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, Center for Legislative Archives. [39] George Washington Papers at the ...

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      As noted by Brantley Oakey on May 03, 2012, "[38] H.J. Res. 41, Making the Last Thursday in November a Legal Holiday, October 6, 1941, RG 233, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, Center for Legislative Archives. [39] George Washington Papers at the ..." (/url?q=http://valuepolitics.com/290/what-is-the-proper-role-of-religion-in-america/&sa=U&ei=wfesT_DdNMjTgQf5h_TdDA&ved=0CEMQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNHjDrohKYav-vt7dhIt6f4t8zmm_A)
    • What is the Proper Role of Religion in America? | Value Politics - May 03, 2012 by Brantley Oakey - [38] H.J. Res. 41, Making the Last Thursday in November a Legal Holiday, October 6, 1941, RG 233, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, Center for Legislative Archives. [39] George Washington Papers at the ...

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      As noted by Brantley Oakey on May 03, 2012, "[38] H.J. Res. 41, Making the Last Thursday in November a Legal Holiday, October 6, 1941, RG 233, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, Center for Legislative Archives. [39] George Washington Papers at the ..." (/url?q=http://valuepolitics.com/290/what-is-the-proper-role-of-religion-in-america/&sa=U&ei=luSpT5yDKsTm2AW_qc2mAg&ved=0CEYQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNFiJQ4IN4ktCsmwiDro8gRoB8I8Ig)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • GUEST OPINION: How will you mark Thanksgiving? - November 23, 2011 by Taunton Gazette - How will you spend your Thanksgiving Day this year? Sleep in because you have extra days off? Settle down to watch football? Pull up a chair at four o’clock to eat a huge feast? Make plans for Black Friday, plotting with the multitudes to storm the ...

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      As noted by Taunton Gazette on November 23, 2011, "How will you spend your Thanksgiving Day this year? Sleep in because you have extra days off? Settle down to watch football? Pull up a chair at four o’clock to eat a huge feast? Make plans for Black Friday, plotting with the multitudes to storm the ..." (http://www.tauntongazette.com/dcover/x126211940/GUEST-OPINION-How-will-you-mark-Thanksgiving)
    • GUEST OPINION: How will you mark Thanksgiving? - November 23, 2011 by Herald News - How will you spend your Thanksgiving Day this year? Sleep in because you have extra days off? Settle down to watch football? Pull up a chair at four o’clock to eat a huge feast? Make plans for Black Friday, plotting with the multitudes to storm the ...

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      As noted by Herald News on November 23, 2011, "How will you spend your Thanksgiving Day this year? Sleep in because you have extra days off? Settle down to watch football? Pull up a chair at four o’clock to eat a huge feast? Make plans for Black Friday, plotting with the multitudes to storm the ..." (http://www.heraldnews.com/features/x1833700015/GUEST-OPINION-How-will-you-mark-Thanksgiving)
    • Tomorrow, recall Pilgrims, Indians, 'great Father' - November 22, 2011 by Free Lance-Star - --How will you spend your Thanksgiving Day this year? Sleep in because you have extra days off? Settle down to watch football? Pull up a chair at 4 o'clock to eat a huge feast? Make plans for Black Friday, plotting with the multitudes to storm the stores .

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      As noted by Free Lance-Star on November 22, 2011, "--How will you spend your Thanksgiving Day this year? Sleep in because you have extra days off? Settle down to watch football? Pull up a chair at 4 o'clock to eat a huge feast? Make plans for Black Friday, plotting with the multitudes to storm the stores ." (http://www.fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2011/112011/11232011/666487)
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