As if to advance that philosophy, the much-touted "Hurricane Irene Committee," appointed in the NC General Assembly by Republican Senate Pres. Pro-Tem Phil Berger last week, has announced that it will accomplish Ron Paul's dream ... precisely nothing.
According to Under the Dome, Republican Sen. Pete Brunstetter, the co-chairman of the committee, said "it isn’t likely the committee will propose any Irene-related legislation next week. He said there might be a organizational meeting."
"Might be," but don't count on it.
You people down east just need to get your own microwave out of the elm tree.