Speaking up against our would be soviet overlords.

While a little outdated, I haven't heard about this or seen it until today, I thought I would share.

http://blogs.courant.com/capitol_watch/2009/09/connecticut-budget-solitaire-photo.html

House Minority Leader Lawrence F. Cafero Jr., R-Norwalk, far right, speaks while colleagues play solitaire on their computers as the House convenes to vote on a new budget for the fiscal year in the Capitol on Monday [AP Photo/Jessica Hill]

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On the left is Rep. Barbara Lambert, a freshman Democrat from Milford who won her first legislative election in November 2008. She replaced longtime Milford Democrat James Amann, who ended his legislative career as the House Speaker and is now running for governor against Republican M. Jodi Rell.

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Lambert is playing spider solitaire in the photo, while Rep. Jack F. Hennessy, a Bridgeport Democrat who has served in Hartford since 2005, is playing regular solitaire. They both voted in favor of the Democratic-written budget, while Cafero voted against it. A Boston College graduate, Hennessy is a delivery specialist for FedEx.


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on Dec 08, 2010

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on Dec 09, 2010

Well - there is the argument that if they are not doing anything, then they can be doing no harm.

Except with all they do that is not their job, they cannot do the one simple thing that IS their job.

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