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February 13, 2016

Back to School

Still seething with rage after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ruling, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor assured opponents of the health care law that the GOP would renew its efforts to repeal President Barack Obama’s “bill” in the coming weeks.

We realize the Virginia Republican probably has a lot on his mind today, but we’re a little perplexed by the gross misunderstanding (misunderestimation?) of exactly what he’s up against.

You see, Mr. Leader, Members draft TONS of “bills” that never actually see the light of day:

“Laws,” on the other hand, are Congressionally vetted, hard-and-fast rules:

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

(Courtesy Government Printing Office)

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