Senator Bob Corker: A Voice of Reason in a Town of Ridiculousness
“We Go About Our Business Almost as Zombies.” “Leadership Does Not Want Us to Make Hard Decisions.” “The Senate is absolutely dysfunctional; and it’s dysfunctional because neither side wants to engage in the tough decisions of the day.” “The fact is that we are all sort of two-bit pawns in all of this by allowing our country to continue to spend money.” I was beginning to | Read More »
Sen. Corker Joins Fight Against Earmarks
The coalition in the Senate to take a one year break from earmarking has gained the support of Senator Bob Corker (R-TN). The Hill reported yesterday that Senator Corker has withdrawn all of his earmark requests for this year. Other Senators should follow the leadership of Senator Corker and conservatives should applaud him for pulling out of the “fundamentally flawed” earmarking process.
The Critical Missing Piece in the Automaker Bailout, And A Message For Senator Corker
As I write on Monday morning, the news reports have it that a short-term bailout of General Motors and Chrysler will emerge and be voted on sometime this week. What are the parameters and objectives of the immediate actions that will probably be taken? The key objective is to prevent an out-of-cash situation at General Motors, and possibly at Chrysler. If nothing is done, it’s | Read More »