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tankexmortis 09/24/2010 12:47pm

I know this is late, but I’d like to point out that this… Individual voted against H.R. 4247. This is a bill that introduced legislation to help prevent child abuse in schools. It’s about 28 pages – 5 pages in normal format – so you can read it yourself in a few minutes. If you do, you will see that there is nothing remotely objectionable in it to anyone, unless they hate children or love child abuse. This is not hyperbole – there really is nothing in this bill that a human being could object to.

Based on this evidence, I believe Steve Austria to either be a monster disguised as a human, a man of evil on par with Hitler and Stalin, or an idiot who votes on party lines without getting any kind of information about what he’s voting on.

I hope for his sake nobody who suffered the abuse he wants to continue meets him. Actually, that’s not true. I hope for the other person’s sake, because not many juries will buy the “he was an evil monster disguised as a human” plea.

tankexmortis 03/24/2010 8:53pm

I was a victim of the form of abuse this bill seeks to prevent. I would very much like to put the “No” votes in the House and inevitably in the Senate in the shoes of those of us who were abused this way. Imagine being dragged against your will into a tiny, windowless room, thrown on the floor, held down and/or sat upon by two or more people three to five times your size for up to and exceeding thirty minutes at a time. This was not to protect the other children from me, this was punishment for any act deemed inappropriate, from arguments with the teacher to excessive belching. This was the abuse that I suffered as recently as 1998, and rest assured there are many cases that were far worse. It is about time that systematic abuse of children was outlawed in this country and every “No” vote is a personal attack on me and the thousands of other kids who’ve had to go through these experiences.

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tankexmortis 01/14/2008 5:39pm

I’d prefer it to go to general cancer research. But this is a good first step.

tankexmortis 01/14/2008 5:37pm

Normally I’d say that this is completely pointless and a waste of the governments’ time, but I can’t oppose a bill which is essentially an official declaration that robots are awesome.

tankexmortis 01/14/2008 5:34pm

Because 499 just ISN’T ENOUGH NUKES.

tankexmortis 01/14/2008 5:16pm

Anything less is bigotry.

tankexmortis 01/14/2008 5:01pm

What a fantastically worthless piece of legislation. Next I suppose we’ll get the “cake is nice” bill?


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tankexmortis’ Supported Bills

Bill Status Last Action
H.Res.799 Impeaching Richard B. Cheney, Vice President of the United States, of high crimes and misdemeanors. (110th congress) Introduced Nov 06, 2007
H.R.4838 Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2007 (110th congress) Introduced Feb 25, 2008
H.R.3366 Military Environmental Responsibility Act (110th congress) Introduced Sep 25, 2007
H.Con.Res.113 Recognizing the important contributions and tremendous potential of military ground robotics and expressing the support of the Congress for continued funding and development of Unmanned Ground Vehicles. (110th congress) Introduced Apr 26, 2007
H.R.1236 To make permanent the authority of the United States Postal Service to issue a special postage stamp to support breast cancer research. (110th congress) House Passed Dec 12, 2007
H.R.4247 Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act (111th congress) House Passed Mar 04, 2010

tankexmortis’ Opposed Bills

Bill Status Last Action
H.J.Res.15 Recognizing the contributions of the Christmas tree industry to the United States economy. (110th congress) House Passed Dec 19, 2007
H.R.4156 Orderly and Responsible Iraq Redeployment Appropriations Act, 2008 (110th congress) House Passed Nov 16, 2007
H.Res.542 Expressing the unconditional support of the House of Representatives for the members of the National Guard. (110th congress) House Passed Dec 18, 2007
H.Res.115 Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should maintain a land-based intercontinental ballistic missile force of not less than 500 Minuteman III missiles. (110th congress) Introduced Feb 26, 2007