Senate Budget Bill held up in Congress, delayed until Monday.
Repeat: “may.” Congress has an impressive talent at somehow managing to find new and exciting ways to spend your money. Senate bogs down over $410 billion spending bill WASHINGTON – The Senate, tied up in a fight over a huge omnibus appropriations bill, will have to pass a stopgap spending measure Friday in order to avoid a partial government shutdown. [snip] The huge, 1,132-page spending | Read More »
This is what we call a McConnell Compromise.
What is a “McConnell Compromise?” It’s when Mitch McConnell tells Harry Reid to go do something, and then Harry Reid goes and does it: Senate Democrats put off plans to seat Franken WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid yielded to Republican threats and agreed on Monday not to immediately seat fellow Democrat Al Franken, whose razor-close victory in Minnesota faces legal challenges. Senate | Read More »
Take notes, please.
It’s almost certain that one of these potential Blue on Blue conflicts (via Hot Air Headlines) will involve a relevant member of Congress for you; one that might and should be contacted so that you may politely express your opinion on how he or she should vote. Time to start thinking in these terms, ladies and gentlemen. Our opposite numbers do.
Good morning. Two weeks ago tomorrow, we lost the 2008 election. Whoever came up with the phrase “Success has a thousand fathers, while failure is an orphan” never got involved in politics. We’ve spent the last two weeks being told the paternity of November 4th’s defeat; whether by people who would very much like for all of us to just lie down and die, or | Read More »
Congressional Democrats planning to go after Bush, once he’s safely gone.
Link. Via Drudge. Dear 52: Not just “No.” Hell, no. Love Respectfully Sincerely, 48