Party like it’s 1994 – Part II

I mentioned this a few weeks ago, but it seems to be getting more and more likely that the Dems may be in for a replay of 1994. In general, Americans don’t like politicians who go to extremes, and when any one party is in control, they ALWAYS go to extremes.  Clinton tried pushing through […]

It’s about time!

Hey, maybe someone will eventually be held accountable for Bush’s flaunting of the constitution!  Here’s a Reuters report on a possible Senate inquiry. A U.S. “truth commission” should investigate Bush administration policies including the promotion of war in Iraq, detainee treatment and wiretapping without a warrant, an influential senator proposed on Monday. Democratic Senator Patrick […]

Another 350 billion down the drain

Buy the wino another bottle of Mad Dog!  That’s what we did today. The Senate today failed to vote down spending another $350 billion on the TARP program for banks.  In other words, we just printed $350,000,000,000.00 out of thin air and we’re going to give it to banks who made stupid investment decisions. We […]

Idiot Senators

The Senate tonight passed the “Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007”.   Why should you care?  Because it’s the single largest, most intrusive, most budget busting bill ever passed. In case you’re wondering, the “Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007” is the name of the Senate version of […]