About nine-tenths of what Congress does is useless. Every so often they manage to pass a budget or something, but for the most part, they just furtively re-decorate their offices and turn oxygen into carbon dioxide. And, as the Daily Show pointed out last night, occasionally deliver stinging, unneccessary, completely…
Here is a bizarre comment from Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) on the House floor today, at around 3:13: "It is time to welcome your children who can feel pain to the human family."
Republican Congressman Michael Burgess thinks we should ban abortion after 20 weeks because precocious male fetuses are already expertly jacking off by 15 weeks and are thus capable of feeling both "pleasure" and pain.