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10/29/2013 01:05 EDT | Updated 10/29/2013 01:11 EDT

10 Reasons The Senate Needs To Go (PHOTOS)

Senate reform will probably never happen, but that doesn't mean it's not a good idea.

In fact, there are plenty of good reasons to just get rid of the house of not-so-sober second thought. Here are 10:

  • 1. The Red Chamber Is Basically High School
    1. The Red Chamber Is Basically High School
  • On Wednesdays They Wear Pink*
    On Wednesdays They Wear Pink*
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    *Allegedly
  • 2. The Senate Cost 106,264,111 Dollars In 2011
    2. The Senate Cost <a href=106,264,111 Dollars In 2011" />
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  • Before Pension Payments
    Before Pension Payments
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  • 3. PEI Has Roughly 4 Per Cent Of The Seats
    3. PEI Has Roughly 4 Per Cent Of The Seats
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  • And 0.4 Per Cent Of Canada's Population
    And 0.4 Per Cent Of Canada's Population
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  • 4. This
    4. This
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  • 5. Senators Are Appointed By This Guy
    5. Senators Are Appointed By This Guy
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  • Which Means The Senate Ends Up Looking Like This
    Which Means The Senate Ends Up Looking Like This
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  • 6. It Doesn't Do Much
    6. It Doesn't Do Much
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  • 7. <a href=And Often Looks Like This" />
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  • 8. He Makes 135,200 Dollars Per Year
    8. He Makes 135,200 Dollars Per Year
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  • 9. And Even If Convicted Of Sexual Assault, May Remain A Senator
    9. And Even If Convicted Of Sexual Assault, <a href=May Remain A Senator" />
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  • 10. <a href=IT'S WHAT THE PEOPLE WANT" />
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