Somebody kick the Blue Dog?
Pelosi threaten to take them to dinner? What? Prior to the House voting on the massive Porkulus bill this Friday, there were many in the Democrat Blue Dog Coalition who expressed reservations about being asked to vote for the monster without having sufficient time to read it. One of whom was Charles Melancon (D-La.), the Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications; Democratic leaders went ahead and | Read More »
Cal Lawmakers Close to a (turncoat) Deal?
The Sacramento Bee came out today saying the Governor and Legislative leaders had reached a tentative budget deal. Like everybody else with their hand out waiting on Porkulus, a lot in California is riding on the gravy to flow from DC. Supposedly; The plan includes $15.8 billion in spending cuts, $14.3 billion in taxes and $10.9 billion in borrowing, according to a budget outline obtained | Read More »
Senator Collins on her Defection to the Dark Side
“Well I hope my colleagues will remember we cut over 150 billion…” Yeah Senator Collins, how about the rest? The House Stimulus bill was analyzed by the Congressional Budget Office, who said it would be too slow to stimulate. The Senate added to the cost, does that make it a better bill? Lords86 asks two questions of Collins, but primary is this; Would someone please | Read More »