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tylergraham95
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2/17/2014 11:47:00 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
Welcome to the first meeting of the DDO Members Congress assembled.

These are the current members:

Democrats
1. progressivedem22
2. Wylted
3. Romanii

Republicans
1. Iannan13
2. Tophatdoc
3. ararmer1919

Independents
1. ClassicRobert
2. Noumena
3. tylergraham95

This congress will be modeled after the U.S. Congress, and will base its laws/decisions on U.S. Ideals/Morals and the U.S. Constitution.

Our speaker for the house is progressivedem22

Our Speaker for the minority is Aramer1919

I, tylergraham95, will be moderating this thread just to provide information and instructions on how Congress proceeds, until the speaker for the house is familiar enough with the rules that he can moderate.

For now, voting on speaker of the house will be postponed indefinitely, until this congress has enough familiarity with congressional proceedings.

This congress will modify actual US congressional proceedings to be more similar to standard parliamentary procedure.

For reference, here is a small list of the most common motions:
http://www.southflorida.edu...

Here is how these motions are used. For this example, our speaker is Progressivedem (PD).

After discussing a bill introduced by the republican party regarding tariff laws, Tyler has just finished making a speech on the subject. No one wishes to speak further on the bill.
Ararmer: Motion for previous question
PD (to ararmer): Acknowledged. Second?
Tyler: I second that.

The group takes a moment to cast votes (yea or nay)

8 out of the 9 members vote in favor of the motion.

PD: There is a 2/3 majority in favor of the motion. The motion passes. All in favor of the proposed bill?
4 members vote in favor. 3 vote against. 2 abstain.
PD: The bill passes.

The bill is then submitted to the president for his signature.


Here is another example, with the motion to amend.

The democratic party has submitted a bill regarding interstate trade laws. After much discussion, independent classicrobert decides that a certain portion of the bill ought to be modified.

CR: Motion to amend the bill at hand.
PD: Acknowledged. Second?
Wylted: Second.
PD: What is your proposed amendment, congressman robert?
CR: I move that we should strike out (delete) lines 12 through 15 of section 2 of the proposed amendment.

Debate then begins over the proposed amendment. First classicrobert explains why he thinks the amendment is necessary. Then, the speaker selects someone who wished to speak against the amendment. Debate continues like this (back and forth equally) until a motion for previous question is accepted and passed.


To avoid filibuster, all "Speeches" made for or against a subject will be limited to the length of one forum post. The following questioning period will be limited to 10 questions, but the speaker may choose at any time to step down from the floor. Speakers are selected by the Speaker of the House, but speakers must be chosen in alternating order (pro followed by con, followed by pro, etc.)

All of these rules can be suspended, though, if a motion to suspend rules is passed.

Thus this Congress is called into order!

The house awaits a motion to introduce a bill or resolution.
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2/17/2014 3:35:16 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 11:53:31 AM, tylergraham95 wrote:
I move to introduce a resolution.

I second that motion.
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2/17/2014 4:39:53 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 3:35:16 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 11:53:31 AM, tylergraham95 wrote:
I move to introduce a resolution.

I second that motion.

Acknowledged.
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2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.

I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.
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2/17/2014 8:15:08 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 4:39:53 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:

Mr. Speaker, point of order.
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2/17/2014 8:25:36 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 8:15:08 PM, Tophatdoc wrote:
At 2/17/2014 4:39:53 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:

Mr. Speaker, point of order.

Proceed.
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2/17/2014 8:27:56 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 8:25:36 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 8:15:08 PM, Tophatdoc wrote:
At 2/17/2014 4:39:53 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:

Mr. Speaker, point of order.

Proceed.

What is the appropriate process of procedure at this point? The motion has been presented already. What is next?
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2/17/2014 8:53:19 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
Anyone who would like to speak against the proposed resolution should do so now.
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2/17/2014 8:56:42 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

Cool. No, not cool. The debt's going to skyrocket if you do that.
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2/17/2014 9:01:14 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 8:56:42 PM, bubbatheclown wrote:
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

Cool. No, not cool. The debt's going to skyrocket if you do that.

Motion to exile the intruder from our congressional chamber.
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2/17/2014 9:02:04 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 9:01:14 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 8:56:42 PM, bubbatheclown wrote:
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

Cool. No, not cool. The debt's going to skyrocket if you do that.

Motion to exile the intruder from our congressional chamber.

Sorry. I didn't know that only participants were allowed to post. I'll leave now.
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2/17/2014 9:02:45 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 9:02:04 PM, bubbatheclown wrote:
At 2/17/2014 9:01:14 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 8:56:42 PM, bubbatheclown wrote:
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

Cool. No, not cool. The debt's going to skyrocket if you do that.

Motion to exile the intruder from our congressional chamber.

Sorry. I didn't know that only participants were allowed to post. I'll leave now.

Motion to fire up the drones.

(But in reality, it's cool.)
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2/17/2014 9:05:39 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 8:27:56 PM, Tophatdoc wrote:
At 2/17/2014 8:25:36 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 8:15:08 PM, Tophatdoc wrote:
At 2/17/2014 4:39:53 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:

Mr. Speaker, point of order.

Proceed.

What is the appropriate process of procedure at this point? The motion has been presented already. What is next?

My understanding is that we will take a vote on whether to proceed with the resolution here. I'll allow tylergraham to clarify that.
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2/17/2014 9:07:29 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 9:01:14 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 8:56:42 PM, bubbatheclown wrote:
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

Cool. No, not cool. The debt's going to skyrocket if you do that.

Motion to exile the intruder from our congressional chamber.

I second that motion.
"Don't click on my profile. Don't send me friend requests. Don't read my debates. There are many interesting people on DDO. Find one of them. Go find someone exciting and loquacious. Go click on their profile. Go send them friend requests. Go read their debates. Leave me alone." -Tophatdoc
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2/17/2014 9:11:43 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 8:56:42 PM, bubbatheclown wrote:
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

Cool. No, not cool. The debt's going to skyrocket if you do that.

Why would the debt skyrocket?
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2/17/2014 9:16:36 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 9:11:43 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 8:56:42 PM, bubbatheclown wrote:
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

Cool. No, not cool. The debt's going to skyrocket if you do that.

Why would the debt skyrocket?

Ignore him he's an idiot. He lost a debate with me where my resolution was loosening up drunk driving laws.
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2/17/2014 9:28:37 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

It seems to me that the debt ceiling forces congress to examine how it is handling budget issues. How would congress be forced to look at budget issues should the debt ceiling be abolished?
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2/17/2014 9:31:18 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 9:28:37 PM, Wylted wrote:
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

It seems to me that the debt ceiling forces congress to examine how it is handling budget issues. How would congress be forced to look at budget issues should the debt ceiling be abolished?

By debating appropriations bill and making fiscally sound decisions before voting "yea" on a resolution, not merely rubbing stamping the bill and kicking the can down the road.

Let me remind the gentleman that lifting the debt ceiling is not accumulating more debt, but authorizing Congress to pay the bills it has already accumulated. This should be a no-brainer. Either you pay the bills, or you default, and send the global economy in shambles.
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2/17/2014 9:32:04 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 9:28:37 PM, Wylted wrote:
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

It seems to me that the debt ceiling forces congress to examine how it is handling budget issues. How would congress be forced to look at budget issues should the debt ceiling be abolished?

Congress should recognize this obligation with or without a debt ceiling. The debt ceiling just adds the threat of total catastrophe that congress can use as a sword of Damocles. As congress has the ability to arbitrarily raise and lower the debt ceiling, it really doesn't incentivise congress to act, rather, for the president to concede.
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2/17/2014 10:00:41 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 9:32:04 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 9:28:37 PM, Wylted wrote:
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

It seems to me that the debt ceiling forces congress to examine how it is handling budget issues. How would congress be forced to look at budget issues should the debt ceiling be abolished?

Congress should recognize this obligation with or without a debt ceiling. The debt ceiling just adds the threat of total catastrophe that congress can use as a sword of Damocles. As congress has the ability to arbitrarily raise and lower the debt ceiling, it really doesn't incentivise congress to act, rather, for the president to concede.

That, and it allows the GOP to use as their leverage the full faith and credit of the United States, and by way of extortion, literally threaten to blow up the global economy if they don't get X amount of spending cuts, or X tax cuts -- which, mind you, demonstrates that they don't care about deficits, anyway. If they cared about deficits, they wouldn't have put two wars, Medicare Part D, tax cuts, and defense contracts on a credit card and blown away a surplus.

I motion for an up-or-down vote on this resolution.
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2/17/2014 10:06:05 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 10:00:41 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 9:32:04 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 9:28:37 PM, Wylted wrote:
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

It seems to me that the debt ceiling forces congress to examine how it is handling budget issues. How would congress be forced to look at budget issues should the debt ceiling be abolished?

Congress should recognize this obligation with or without a debt ceiling. The debt ceiling just adds the threat of total catastrophe that congress can use as a sword of Damocles. As congress has the ability to arbitrarily raise and lower the debt ceiling, it really doesn't incentivise congress to act, rather, for the president to concede.

That, and it allows the GOP to use as their leverage the full faith and credit of the United States, and by way of extortion, literally threaten to blow up the global economy if they don't get X amount of spending cuts, or X tax cuts -- which, mind you, demonstrates that they don't care about deficits, anyway. If they cared about deficits, they wouldn't have put two wars, Medicare Part D, tax cuts, and defense contracts on a credit card and blown away a surplus.

I motion for an up-or-down vote on this resolution.
Hold on, that is not fair, we only heard three people's views out of a congress of nine. What is this bossism? We vote when no one is around.
"Don't click on my profile. Don't send me friend requests. Don't read my debates. There are many interesting people on DDO. Find one of them. Go find someone exciting and loquacious. Go click on their profile. Go send them friend requests. Go read their debates. Leave me alone." -Tophatdoc
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2/17/2014 10:08:54 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 10:06:05 PM, Tophatdoc wrote:
At 2/17/2014 10:00:41 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 9:32:04 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 9:28:37 PM, Wylted wrote:
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

It seems to me that the debt ceiling forces congress to examine how it is handling budget issues. How would congress be forced to look at budget issues should the debt ceiling be abolished?

Congress should recognize this obligation with or without a debt ceiling. The debt ceiling just adds the threat of total catastrophe that congress can use as a sword of Damocles. As congress has the ability to arbitrarily raise and lower the debt ceiling, it really doesn't incentivise congress to act, rather, for the president to concede.

That, and it allows the GOP to use as their leverage the full faith and credit of the United States, and by way of extortion, literally threaten to blow up the global economy if they don't get X amount of spending cuts, or X tax cuts -- which, mind you, demonstrates that they don't care about deficits, anyway. If they cared about deficits, they wouldn't have put two wars, Medicare Part D, tax cuts, and defense contracts on a credit card and blown away a surplus.

I motion for an up-or-down vote on this resolution.
Hold on, that is not fair, we only heard three people's views out of a congress of nine. What is this bossism? We vote when no one is around.

Motion to send in the drones for questioning my authoritah.
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2/17/2014 10:11:06 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 10:08:54 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:

Motion to send in the drones for questioning my authoritah.


Sounds like bossism to me.
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2/17/2014 10:23:30 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 10:11:06 PM, Tophatdoc wrote:
At 2/17/2014 10:08:54 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:

Motion to send in the drones for questioning my authoritah.


Sounds like bossism to me.



Motion to censure this unruly congressman.
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2/17/2014 10:26:25 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 9:31:18 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 9:28:37 PM, Wylted wrote:
At 2/17/2014 6:17:15 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Here is my proposed resolution.

1. Whereas the debt ceiling has no useful purpose,
2. Whereas the debt ceiling only causes congressional gridlock,
3. Whereas the debt ceiling upsets the balance of power in the US government.
4. Be it resolved by the DDO Congress assembled that the debt ceiling ought to be
5. abolished.


I believe that we should begin to take action towards abolishing the debt ceiling, as it is an arbitrary limit for borrowing that serves no real purpose, other than to give congress unfair leverage over the executive branch. It upsets the balance of power, and need to removed.

I now stand for questioning.

It seems to me that the debt ceiling forces congress to examine how it is handling budget issues. How would congress be forced to look at budget issues should the debt ceiling be abolished?

By debating appropriations bill and making fiscally sound decisions before voting "yea" on a resolution, not merely rubbing stamping the bill and kicking the can down the road.

Let me remind the gentleman that lifting the debt ceiling is not accumulating more debt, but authorizing Congress to pay the bills it has already accumulated. This should be a no-brainer. Either you pay the bills, or you default, and send the global economy in shambles.

Sorry chair, but that point was directed to me, and only I may answer. If you want to speak on that related subject, you must wait until it is time for a Pro speaker to comment on the proposed resolution, and select yourself as the speaker.
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2/17/2014 10:27:49 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
Okay, I am going to temporarily forcefully appoint myself as speaker of the house, just to make things run a bit smoother.
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2/17/2014 10:28:49 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 10:00:41 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:
I motion for an up-or-down vote on this resolution.

The motion you're looking for is "Previous Question"
The motion is not acknowledged. Not enough members have spoken on the resolution yet.
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2/17/2014 10:33:28 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 10:28:49 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
At 2/17/2014 10:00:41 PM, progressivedem22 wrote:
I motion for an up-or-down vote on this resolution.

The motion you're looking for is "Previous Question"
The motion is not acknowledged. Not enough members have spoken on the resolution yet.

How do I speak on the resolution? My apologies.
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2/17/2014 10:52:15 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/17/2014 10:27:49 PM, tylergraham95 wrote:
Okay, I am going to temporarily forcefully appoint myself as speaker of the house, just to make things run a bit smoother.

Now we have anarchy, what is next?
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