"These maps are old, so pay no attention to the borders."
"Let's get one thing straight. Your commission didn't call my commission here, my commission called your commission here."
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"Who's taking my order—the committee of the whole, or is there a liaison for decaf?"
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"Yet another bipartisan commission!"
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"Miss Johnson will now pass out the moral blinders."
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'Committee For The Preservation Of Cads'
"Hi. We're grass-roots ad-hoc committee to save your marriage. May we come in?"
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"I'll now show the doodles form the last committee meeting."
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"Then it's agreed. Judgment Day, whenever it comes, will fall on a Thursday, so that they'll get the long weekend."
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"The first goal of our ad hoc committee should be to learn Latin."
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"I'm happy to answer your question as soon as you stop asking it."
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"It is the consensus of this committee that you return with your request in two weeks along with a comprehensive restructuring plan."
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Ways and Means/Means and Ends
"A motion to democratize the board has been made and quashed."
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"Have we considered home schooling, if only for the less parental involvement?"
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"May I suggest volunteering to take over the PTA sign-up committee."
"I don't do wishes by committee."
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The house apropos-of-nothing committee
"All in favor of telling Anderson about that thing stuck to his lip, say aye."
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"All in favor, say, 'ee-yi-ee-yi-oh'"
Yea, yea, yea, nay. The nays have it.