Congressional Phones and Emails Bombarded
The opposition to the Bailout Bill from voters/constituents keeps on growing. Forget the polls that show people are against the Bailout by a two to one margin–something else is even more significant than the polls.The phones of Congressional Representatives and Senators are ringing off their hooks, with people complaining that either no one answers them or they are put on perpetual hold. The American public | Read More »
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, Harry Reid
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, John McCain
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, Paulson Plan
, Wall Street
House Democrats Torpedo Bailout Bill
Nancy Pelosi failed to convince 94 Democrat members of the House of Representatives to vote for the $700 Billion Dollar Bailout Bill she and Harry Reid crafted. That should be the headline on the mainstream meadia news shows today.Of course, it will not be what will be said. House Republicans, John McCain, and George Bush will be blamed. Count on it. After all, Nancy Pelosi | Read More »
Senate Democrats Play Politics With The Economy
UPDATE: Looks like they are voting anyway and at last check, the House is all but set to vote the deal down. Hold on to your seatbelts, folks.So, the word just came down that the Senate will not vote on the bailout package until Wednesday night. House Republicans should refuse to vote on the deal until the ballots are cast in the Senate. And Nancy | Read More »
Reid Loses, Senate Allows Shale Oil Drilling
As I know this changes every 3 nano-seconds…but as of now, there are NO bans on shale oil and NO bans on OCS drilling that have made it through.Despite the efforts of Reid and the rest of the socialists, his bans on shale oil were defeated 52-42, and we only lost 6 Republicans. We lost Coleman, Collins, Dole, Smith, Snowe and Specter….go figure on that | Read More »
Harry Reid: Dirt Bag
Harry Reid is on television right now. He says we need to get Presidential politics out of the negotiations because it is not helpful.Then he goes on to say we must do what Senator Obama says. Senator Obama’s principles must be in the plan.Then he starts bashing John McCain for grand standing and getting in front of the camera and causing disruptions.
The Curious Incident of Reid and Pelosi In A Crisis
Gregory: “Is there any other point to which you would wish to draw my attention?”Holmes: “To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.” Gregory: “The dog did nothing in the night-time.” Holmes: “That was the curious incident.”In politics, actions speak louder than words, and inaction sometimes speaks even louder. With John McCain leaving the campaign trail to go to Washington to join the | Read More »
Harry Reid: If it’s Thursday, then I need John McCain’s help.
Whoops! Sorry: Mitch McConnell’s bored and making Reid say goofy things again. Hey, you have to make sure that the mind control chip is still working, right? Anyway, via the Corner we have the latest Need of Reid: With the economic news only getting worse each day, I call on the President, Senator McCain and Congressional Republicans to join us to quickly get this done | Read More »
Reid last minute attempt to sneak in drilling ban
Crossposted at www.opiniontimes.com:Harry Reid is attempting to sneak in a renewal of the ban on offshore drilling into spending legislation sources tell Opinion Times. Reid is offering an “economic stimulus” amendment to the Homeland Security section of the bill which would extend the decades old offshore drilling ban.The continuing resolution which came to the Senate from the House yesterday had all oil exploration provisions removed | Read More »
GET ON THE PHONE RIGHT NOW
Harry Reid (D-NV) thinking the public and Senate are both distracted by the Paulson plan to bailout Wall Street intends to continue the ban on oil shale drilling.He is doing it right now.Call your Senator right now at (202)224-3121 and tell him to tell Harry Reid not to put the drilling ban back in the continuing resolution.Section 1602 of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations | Read More »
Can Harry Reid Make Up His Mind?
Yesterday, he told us that there could be no consensus on the bailout plan without John McCain’s involvement.Today, he tells us the precise opposite.Obviously, McCain ought to ignore Reid. The latter doesn’t seem to know quite what is going on.
You can kick Harry Reid in the groin *twice* now, Senator Obama.
The second time’s for mucking up any chance that you had for directing the narrative, which is now “McCain would like to help with the economy, but he keeps getting told to do different things by the Democrats running Congress.” 24 hours is a bit fast for this kind of turnaround, but then, it’s Harry Reid that we’re talking about, here.Free advice to Democrats: you | Read More »
Energy policy update.
No, really. Let’s look at all the victories:We kept the war fully funded.We successfully got the surge working.We shot down redeployment instead of victory.We shot down abandonment instead of victory.We won the war, in fact.We passed FISA – finally! And without nonsensical regulation. We even got retroactive telecom immunity!We still have Gitmo open.We still have the PATRIOT Act up and running.We stopped the S-CHIP bloat.We | Read More »
Reid Blocks Online Predator Bill to Help Obama
This Congress hasn’t accomplished all that much, so you’d think they’d be eager to pass a no-brainer such as bipartisan legislation to protect kids from online predators. You’d be wrong.Last December, the House passed the Securing Adolescents from Exploitation Online Act by a resounding margin of 409-2. The bipartisan bill expands reporting requirements for child sex exploitation and child pornography, requires providers to disclose the | Read More »
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, Harry Reid
Democrats on the finance crisis: Exit, stage Left.
OK, I have a question for Democratic voters. In 2004, you folks lost control of the Senate and didn’t win the House, and you vowed to reverse that. In 2006, you folks got majorities in both houses of Congress. This year, you folks are making efforts to increase your majorities in both.I ask you, in all seriousness: why are you bothering? Democratic Congress May Adjourn, | Read More »
If there’s one lesson we should all bear in mind as fear stalks Wall Street and the presidential race keeps getting tighter as it races towards its conclusion, it is this: Don’t Panic.Now, the current crisis is not an illusion; at its core, it’s about markets that valued assets one way and now value them as being worth considerably less, and that has all sorts | Read More »