House Democrats seethe over proposed fines to deter sit-ins

House Democrats seethe over proposed fines to deter sit-insHouse Democrats are apoplectic over the GOP’s proposed rules changes to prevent them from staging another sit-in on the floor to disrupt proceedings.

The most controversial proposal in the rules package for the new Congress would fine lawmakers who take photos or video on the House floor, which was already prohibited.

Members virtually never faced actual punishment for taking pictures on the House floor in the past, such as during the State of the Union, even though it violated the chamber's rules.

But if lawmakers try to snap photos or stream video starting in 2017, they would face a $500 fine for the first offense and $2,500 for any subsequent offenses. The fines would be deducted from the members’ annual salaries. 

The proposal would not be retroactive, meaning Democrats who participated in the House floor sit-in this past June to call for action on gun control legislation won’t be punished. But lawmakers would face consequences if they try to do something similar in the future.

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they should be sucking their thumbs

they will be a lot of salary deductions in 2017

HA HA HA

Ryan should have all of them arrested when it happened...

I wondered why the "Sargent at Arms" was not instructed to remove them? They should be censured and NOT recognized for this childish behavior. The states should do a recall election and they should have been removed from office. They are obviously not worried about what "We the People" want when they were elected!

I'm betting Trump will take action on a democrat ploy like that, way before congress would even have the sargent at arms remove the offenders.

a new day is dawning and i am loving it

These crybabies are clearly insane.

Gee, you mean like enforcing Law & Order, calling Jeff Sessions please. Jackasses must appear in Groups.

The best most effective fine would be a noose for 2nd offense if it's a democrat in violation, that or a slug.

CHILDISH ADULTS!

Just like Obama and all his Exec. orders the next 22 days.

OBAMA'S LEGACY WILL BE GONE IN LESS THEN A YEAR.

OBAMA WILL ONLY BE KNOWN AS THE FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT AND A PROLIFIC LIAR!

NOTHING MORE!

These liberal lawmakers are so disgusting! And we wonder at the millenials?

The democrats have always been idiot trouble makers. John Kerry is an (dumb) ass. What a fool. The fact that the democrats hope for him to be the president says everything. What an idiot.

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Pay-Back !!! Pedophile Who Assaulted Nearly 200 Kids Stabbed To Death In Prison

A convicted pedophile who abused almost 200 children was stabbed to death in North Yorkshire, England, on Sunday.

Richard Huckle, 33, from Ashford, Kent, was given 22 life sentences in 2016 after he admitted to sexually abusing 71 kids whose ages ranged from six months to 12 years between 2006 and 2014, according to the BBC.

The report said Huckle was attacked with a makeshift knife while inside his cell at the Full Sutton Prison.

At the pedophile’s trial in 2016, investigators said they found over 20,000 indecent photos and videos of his assaults, which were shared with other pedophiles via a site on the dark web called The Love Zone.

Reports said that prior to his arrest, Huckle posed as an English teacher and Christian volunteer worker in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where he groomed impoverished children.

In one of his online posts, Huckle reportedly wrote “Impoverished kids are definitely much easier to seduce than middle-class Western kids.”

Reports said he attempted to make money from his crimes by crowdfunding the release of the photos.

“Huckle also created a 60-page ‘how-to’ guide for other pedophiles seeking to evade being caught, and kept a scorecard and points system regarding the children who were abused — leading investigators to speculate he may have as many as 200 victims,” a Fox News report stated.

At his sentencing in 2016, Judge Peter Rook condemned Huckle for his heinous crimes he said had become routine for the pedophile.

Rook commented:

Your offending behavior became entrenched in your everyday life. Your life revolved around your sexual activities with young children. Your distorted beliefs in respect of children are deep-seated. Your self-delusion knows no bounds. It is also clear that, had you not been arrested, you planned to continue the same lifestyle using the expertise that you were keen to show off to and share with other abusers so as to continue your sexual exploitation of the children of such communities.

Reports said prior to his death, Huckle refused to cooperate with authorities when they tried to unlock a cache of encrypted files he had access to that may contain the names of victims and other pedophiles, according to Fox News.

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