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« on: July 30, 2012, 01:10:28 am »
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I am calling the Assembly into a Committee of the Whole to debate the issue of a new capital, namely, where it should be situated. We have generally agreed that we should designate a preexisting settlement as the capital, but we seem to have disagreements as to what that place should be. Before passing legislation authorizing the designation of a new capital I would like to reach a consensus as to the capital's location as to expedite the legislative process.
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« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2012, 01:51:01 pm »
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As we're obviously a gang of obstructy politicians, I say we go with what the general public says.
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There is a lot of humor to be mined from this as the mind of LBJ in the body of an 18 month old baby girl is quite hilarious.

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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2012, 02:05:00 pm »
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As we're obviously a gang of obstructy politicians, I say we go with what the general public says.

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I think we should just honor whichever location gets most support in the poll.
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« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2012, 02:07:41 pm »
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Why don't we pass legislation putting it to a formal vote, with a nomination process open to citizens? I'm not open to selecting our capital based on the results of an anonymous poll in which anyone can vote.
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« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2012, 02:11:43 pm »
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Why don't we pass legislation putting it to a formal vote, with a nomination process open to citizens? I'm not open to selecting our capital based on the results of an anonymous poll in which anyone can vote.

This is a much better idea.

In fact, I'm going to start drafting legislation that will do just that right now.
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« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2012, 02:13:11 pm »
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Thanks, Scott, I knew we could count on you.
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