The Campaign For DA

5.28.2014

Uh, You Do Remember How To Do That Right?




Hey, wait a second. "Pro bono?" You doing this for free for poor people? I hope there's no public funding at all involved in these procedures or The Tea Party will want to have a word with you.

(Hey, I gave myself a civics lesson: I was curious if the Senate was in session yesterday since technically Sen. Paul would be on the public's dime while doing the surgeries. I really don't care, but thought I'd check. The Senate, I learned, held a "pro forma session". What's that? "Typically, no legislative business, such as the introduction or consideration of bills or resolutions, is conducted during pro forma sessions, which rarely last more than a few minutes." They are sparsely attended. So why have them? "The official purpose for pro forma sessions is to comply with Article I, Section 5 of the Constitution, which prohibits either chamber from adjourning for more than three consecutive days without the consent of the other." I'll be.)