The ghost of Jack Kevorkian for President's Physician: 2016
Do you think that Goldman Sachs got their money's worth in light of the Dodd bill?
“Real environmentalists live in cities, and they visit what's left of the wilderness as gently and respectfully as possible.” — Donna Moulton, letter to the editor, Tucson Weekly, published on August 23, 2001
stiffneck nelson, the cornhusker kickbacker, voted against cloture HE SAYS because he HAS NOT SEEN THE BILL
Ben Nelson, U.S. Senator for Nebraska: Nelson Statement on Procedural Vote on Financial Reform
I've read up on the main highlights of the bill, and I like about 70% of it and dislike 30%. The main thing I do like about the bill is that it would propose a company investing in derivatives and other high-risk, high-reward investments to spin off a separate division. As long as it doesn't lead to a plethora of DBAs pissing in their own bathwater, I'm all for it. It'll leave the free wheelers able to gamble on the future while middle America focuses on the present without the bottom potentially falling out from underneath them overnight.
Republicans probably shouldn't have blocked this. They're taking what little transparency Obama really will offer the people out of the equation.
meanwhile, our already irrelevant president's entire legislative agenda is NON STARTER
Climate Bill Appears Stalled In Senate : NPR
GOP's Graham: No immigration bill until 2012 - Washington Times
Senate not ready yet for immigration debate | Reuters
so the party's front men fall face first before the fatcats, once again
Would-be replacements raise for Harry Reid - Manu Raju and John Bresnahan - POLITICO.com
schumer, durbin and reid
a big part of what's going on here is---which one of the ultra libs is gonna replace the departing majority leader when the crazy chicken lady takes his seat
Obama offers simple narrative of GOP obstruction, but key lawmakers tell another story | The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Research, and Entertainment
virginia's mark warner, dem, agrees with stiffneck nelson---"concerns being raised by republicans about potential bailouts of large financial institutions are legitimate"
The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say
yup, the already irrelevant president's entire legislative agenda is NON STARTER
also, his party is up to its crusty elbows in crass, unclean campaign lucre
Democrats dominate list of lobbyist: fundraisers | Reuters