Why Do Bob Corker and Chris Dodd Want to Give the Federal Reserve MORE Power?
This is crazy. I realize Bob Corker wants to engage in these across the aisle compromises to get things accomplished, but at a time when most Americans want to audit the Federal Reserve, it is more than a bit silly to expand their powers by giving them control over consumer products. Senator Corker has said he’s willing to be the only Republican to get on | Read More »
Health Care Suicide Bombers: Instead of 72 Virgins, They Get Ambassadorships
Byron Dorgan and Chris Dodd have blown up a barrel full of socialism, potentially spreading it’s toxic mix all over the country, lowering mortality rates, driving up health care costs, and giving the nation a health care bill no one is happy with. Now they will quit. The Republicans need to take note of this because we are, in fact, beginning to see something new | Read More »
Barney Frank wants to regulate carbon derivatives. Chris Dodd to profit again.
It almost makes you wonder if Barney Frank isn’t just dating that dude from Fannie Mae, but Chris Dodd too. Together, they brought us the financial crisis relating to Fannie and Freddie. Now they want to do the same to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. They’ll greatly enrich Mrs. Dodd too. Michelle Malkin notes there is placeholder language in the cap and trade bill. In other | Read More »
The Daily RedState Contest: Write About Chris Dodd
As you all know, between now and Friday we are giving away one copy a day of the Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide. It is the perfect gift for Father’s Day and we’ll FedEx it out to you — no guarantee it gets there in time for the big day though. In any event, here is today’s contest: We’re focusing on the corrupt nature of Chris | Read More »
Who Carried Water for Chris Dodd?
After twenty-four hours of denials, Senator Chris Dodd is admitting that he added a provision to the stimulus package to protect the bonuses AIG intended to pay executives. Dodd, you will recall, is the single largest recipient of AIG employees’ campaign funds in the United States Congress. Here’s the thing though: the amendment had to be added before it went into conference with the House. | Read More »
Remember, the GOP got savaged for voting against the bailout
With all the news about about the AIG bonuses, there are a couple of things worth remembering. First, the GOP voted against the stimulus. Why? Because it won’t stimulate anything and the Democrats decided to rush it through without letting anyone read it. This is what happens when you write legislation in secret then rush it through. Second, will federal prosecutors indict Chris Dodd? Dodd | Read More »