The bailout bill, tipping points and conservatism
“In the end they will lay their freedom at our feet and say to us, ‘Make us your slaves, but feed us.’” Dosteovsky’s Grand Inquisitor In accepting the bailout bill, both Main Street and Wall Street have laid their freedom at the feet of the government. In my view, the bill will long be viewed as a tipping point for America, the point at which | Read More »
John McCain, get Back to Washington!
Here are the facts: For two weeks I was on the phone everyday with Secretary Paulson and the congressional leaders making sure that the principles that have been ultimately adopted were incorporated in the bill. Here are the facts, Senator Obama. The bill that you claimed credit for didn’t pass. Here are the facts: 94 Democrats opposed “your” bill. You can’t blame John McCain, and | Read More »
Pelosi Play’s Lucy to the Bailout Bill’s Charlie Brown!
A curious narrative about the so-called bipartisan compromise bailout bill started to form after Speaker Pelosi made her wildly partisan speech seen here and here and the subsequent failure of said bill. That narrative is, and as the day unfolded more and more evidence supports, the fact that the Democrat leadership didn’t fully support the passage of this bill and in fact, may have been | Read More »
Am I Hitting the Panic Button too Early?
We all know that Democrats said there was a deal on the bailout Wednesday, to which we now know there was never one in place at all. So, it is with great hesitation that I buy anything coming from Nancy Pelosi saying that a deal is nearly in place. With that being said, I’d like to ask everyone why McCain wasted his time suspending his | Read More »
Bailout Politics and the Debates
Dick Morris thinks John McCain lost last night for the simple fact that he didn’t throw it in Barack Obama’s face that he supports the bailout bill with taxpayer funded money, or that he initially didn’t want to go to Washington to work on it. I disagree. Without a deal in place, it would have made no sense for McCain to even bring it up. | Read More »
OPEN THREAD for messages to our President and Congress regarding the Bailout Bill
Please leave your message here…Lots of people are Reading Redstate, lets tell them what’s up with this.