The Onion: Congressmen Demand Passage of “The IHOP Should Stay Open All Night Act”

Here is The Onion-SPAN2 satirically reporting on a “hearing” for the emergency bill H.R. 323 (under the provisions of the National Emergency Legislation Act) that has been proposed by a bipartisan group of congressmen, “The IHOP Should Stay Open All Night So That We Can Get Some Pancakes Act.” Submitted the previous night at 3:33 a.m., the bill would require the payment for monorail transportation from the Black Sheep Pub to all IHOP restaurants in Washington, D.C., and includes a $2 million earmark to study whether pancake and waffle batter are the same thing. The Committee on House Administration is chaired by Rep. Robert Ingersol.

David J. Theroux is Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Institute.
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