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WEEK 4: This is a cynical view of lobbyist and that most New Zealand’s don’t even know that Bills are influenced through this avenue. At least in the States these practices are reported. It’s time for NZ government to make this transparent and accountable to the public; to keep policy-makers in check. Law, Politics, Bill, Funny, True, Schools House Rocks, Now, Capitol Hill, Schoolhouse Rocks
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And while they're at it, include language making it a criminal offense for Congress or the President to propose or pass legislation that is Unconstitutional, reaffirm that the Bill of Rights are endowed by God and not granted by man, and require that before ANY member of Congress vote on an item, they swear to have read it & can speak to whether or not it is Constitutional. Oh - and require that ANY executive order be in line with the Constitution.