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How the online gambling bill came to be

Way to go Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN)! You must be one proud asshole having successfully blackmailed the entire legislative branch to get a pork barrel bill added to the Port Security bill at the last minute and guaranteeing nobody would ever read it before voting on it.

C|Net and Politech’s Declan McCullagh has more on similar sneaky senate tactics.

Somehow I don’t think this is exactly the way the founding fathers imagined the process when they came up with it.