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#ThingsThatWorkBetterThanCongress: US netizens take to Twitter to complain about fiscal cliff

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US President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn upon return to the White House on December 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama returned to Washington under pressure to forge a year-end deal with Republicans to avoid the tax hikes and spending cuts of the "fiscal cliff."

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MANDEL NGAN

Did you get tired of hearing about the fiscal cliff as you perfected your plans for New Year's Eve? You're not the only one. Netizens took to Twitter to express their frustration with Congress, using #ThingsThatWorkBetterThanCongress to let their elected representatives know how they felt.  

Here's a collection of the highlights: 

[View the story "What works better than the US Congress?" on Storify]What works better than the US Congress?

Netizens explain:

Storified by GlobalPost· Mon, Dec 31 2012 07:19:59

The Human Appendix. #ThingsThatWorkBetterThanCongressJohn Fugelsang
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#ThingsThatWorkBetterThanCongress = The US Postal System, which pays it's benefits 50 years in advance, that's why USPS works but is brokeCory Tolly
Penis enlargement pills #ThingsThatWorkBetterThanCongressChristopher Cantwell
#thingsthatworkbetterthancongress Bill Clinton's self controlEthan Hardin
Approaching a street gang at 2 am and asking. "Any of you losers got change for a hundred dollar bill." #ThingsThatWorkBetterThanCongressJesse Dalton
#ThingsThatWorkBetterThanCongress a 2 year old's brain.Keith Anderson
#ThingsThatWorkBetterThanCongress Kim Kardashian and marriage.Holly Renee