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February 11, 2016

Who’s Driving This Congress? | Capitol Quip


Google is making some headway on developing driverless cars. Now, if they can take some of that technology and know-how and apply it to Congress …

That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

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  • EJRotert

    Whatever you do, don’t let any of the red ones Rove about.

  • EJRotert

    Keep on your toes. The red will veer to the right, and vice versa.

  • MarqusW

    Keep on your toes. The blue will veer to the left, and vice versa.

  • EJRotert

    Looks like they have the Tea Party car surrounded.

  • Jason

    Road rage is apparently a bipartisan sport!

  • Jazzy

    congress is running over pedestrians left and right

  • Ed Beck

    It’s time to dump the Airbag Stock.

  • Ed Beck

    Ethics reform with the push of a button.

  • Ed Beck

    Congressional romance will be regulated.

  • jeremyboy

    Anybody ever make a go at trading Oil in the later past? It’s phenomenal I value it. I’m doing the Gold Trading Academy framework, it really works unprecedented. Basically Google ” Gold Trading Academy ” you should have the ability to uncover it.

  • Ed Beck

    Horn blowing is the new filibuster.

  • EJRotert

    Now the D.C. cops can carry out their sworn duties, as no one will be driving drunk. Right?

  • EJRotert

    Yahoo is testing their cars with that wacky Missouri legislature.

  • EJRotert

    Which one gets the gavel?

  • EJRotert

    Which one do you think should be beeper of the House?

  • FemmeFreak

    At least they are making contact.

  • Ed Beck

    We received four new reds and one blue from Koch Industries.

  • Nick

    These apps are getting more realistic every day!

  • L. Camino

    Without the Congressional windbags installed, we won’t need emissions testing!

  • Ezell H

    Looks like Google’s driverless cars aren’t ready for the market or Congress can’t program them to get where they want to go. Sound familiar?

  • Lars K.

    We want to fix it, but it seems no matter what we try over 90% of them end up right back on the road.

  • LZ126

    It doesn’t matter if they’re red or blue – they still can’t find the middle of the road!

    • dc matthews

      That is USA’s biggest problem. Seems POTUS and Bohener are both being pulled to opposite extremes while trying to provide some of the old moderation we so desperately need, but moderation can’t be heard over the Loud and/or Monied extremes. The moderates song :

  • Ed Beck

    It hurts their motors to go so slow.

  • Michael Lee Rautins

    “Boehner Jams ’14.”

  • Earl Bender

    Demolition Derby for CSPAN?

  • dc matthews

    Corporate tea and their leadership plans for a 2 class USA as it is more profitable for the few. Others join in usually for personal tax savings, but don’t seem to get all they are asking for

  • vcarnevale

    It could be worse!! We could actually give Congress the keys.

  • dc matthews

    Looks like they are least gravitating toward the middle… now if we can get them to take that somewhere…

  • EJRotert

    Which one has the Cruz control?

  • Ed Beck

    Strict privacy settings activates continuous buffering.

  • Ed Beck

    They lose control after an Executive Order.

  • Roberta Crichton

    Where laws and regulations are used to restrict ways of doing things to those currently known, those restrictions prevent people from trying new ways of doing things and thus prevent innovation and technological advance.

  • Booberry

    How can we be lost, if we don’t know where we’re going?

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    If Google can’t do it, no one can.

  • EJRotert

    This is known as a `biCamaro’ legislature.

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    Add “Google for Congress!” to the doors, and we’re ready for November.

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    I always DID like the bumper car pavilion…

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    “We’re poor little lambs who have lost our waaaaay”

  • Bzrdhd

    We still haven’t addressed the problem of DUI.

  • Delanne

    While the car is running, Members can be running……..their campaigns!

  • EJRotert

    My car will only go in reverse. It’s definitely the Tea Party model.

  • Hannah

    lucky we could find a control group so quickly

  • pericles9

    The “R” models and the “D” models keep running into each other; the “I” models just keep going in circles!

  • pericles9

    They all LOOK like “Smart” cars, but the don’t function like one.

  • pericles9

    Cover your nose; too much GAS!

  • pericles9

    Before they can test these babies, Congress has to get a Learner’s Permit.

  • Hannah

    Man, these Koch brothers donations are getting out of hand

  • Hannah

    We’re just making sure we’re all set for the August recess.

  • Hannah

    It’s an interactive model of the primaries

    • LZ126

      Or more accurately, yesterday’s California “jungle” primaries!

  • Hannah

    Say what you will, this is the most interaction they’ve had in weeks

  • S. Crim

    We’re starting them out driving around in circles, since they’re familiar with that.

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