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Sheila Jackson Lee scolds GOP , “Martial Law – You can put a bill on in just minutes”

Posted in Democrat, Democrats and Women, Martial Law with tags , , , , , on October 9, 2013 by saynsumthn

A Democratic congresswoman from Texas has declared “martial law” is the solution to the current partial shutdown of the federal government.

The comments from Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, took some listeners by surprise, since a common understanding of “martial law” would be of an authority – a president or a military commander – using military force to impose its will on an uncooperative people.

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