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Mandatory HalfBakery Legislative Review

The Judicious Pre-screening of Law Makers' Flaky Motions
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Seems as though especially nowadays Officials, charged with the responsibility of scripting rules and regulations (that become bills and eventually morph into laws), get away with presenting some of the stupidest ideas!

A lot of those idiotic suggestions happen to garner certain advantage getting streamlined through the capillary action of 'the buddy system.'

I propose that there may be a significant tax savings achieved if Law Makers were required to pre-screen their ideas by way of free non-enterprising scrutinization through mandatory HalfBakery submissions!

Macdaddyx1, Feb 10 2008

Attack of the 'Jerga'nauts! http://www.petition...51959/petition.html
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       There's no way I'd want to live in a country where people like me played any part in the legal framework. But [+] if this means we can help to shape French law.
MaxwellBuchanan, Feb 10 2008

       I'd prefer it if we could fight wars with cats over custard and tumbleweeds.
MaxwellBuchanan, Feb 10 2008

       If we had Vernon and Treon rewrite all the bills, nobody would or could read them.
Canuck, Feb 10 2008

       Yeah, have you read a bill lately?   

       Legaleese should be registered as a separate language.
Custardguts, Feb 11 2008

       There is no real division;   

       Only coarse decisions   

       Made in hasty moments   

       With retrofit revisions,   

       That may be flawwed as well.   

       The Objective; Bakery homepage; IEdex.h+ml Click a spoke...   

       (sub NSdex for IEdex if you aren't running Internet Explorer or Safari)
Macdaddyx1, Feb 11 2008

       //puerile amendments//...or body cavity type, gelish, substantiating add ons???
blissmiss, Feb 11 2008

       That was close to a haiku, but not quite. May I suggest:   

       There is no real division
Only decisions
Made coarse in hasty moments.
bungston, Feb 11 2008

       When you say seasons
Do you mean a time of year
or salt and pepper ?
8th of 7, Feb 13 2008

       No real seasons
Just decisions made spicy
In tasty moments
bungston, Feb 13 2008

       Bugger me! I for
got to get card and flowers.
Valentine's day. Shit.
MaxwellBuchanan, Feb 14 2008

       //Wars would be fought over cats//   

       shirley you mean "Wars would be fought with cats? "
bleh, Feb 16 2008

       Nevertheless the site would be overrun with "the bad people". Maybe a meta site where people of reason would be secretly invited to join the secret Half Legislatury and kabal the making of laws. A internet "Jerga for Justice" in legislation.
WcW, Feb 16 2008

       Just saying, uncensored debate would probably be better than just listening to TIMA, HAL, and VIKI.
Macdaddyx1, Feb 17 2008


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