skippy the bush kangaroo already on the defensive over his proposals to reform state government, gov. arnold schwarzenegger finds himself fending off
March 21, 2005

skippy the bush kangaroo

already on the defensive over his proposals to reform state government, gov. arnold schwarzenegger finds himself fending off charges that his plan would cut off benefits to widows and orphans of firefighters and cops who die in the line of duty.

schwarzenegger's critics claim that, among other things, his plan to reform the state pension system would eliminate death and disability benefits for public employees, a charge the governor denies.

....schwarzenegger's plan would only apply to new employees hired after july 1, 2007. the existing pension system would continue for those who are already in it, but they would be given an option to switch to the new defined-contribution plan.- (hmmmm....does that last part sound familiar?) the daily news

forget reading any charles dickens. looks like we may be living one of his novels.

Stunning    Approximately perfect

A few blogs had mention of this from the Carpetbagger today, but it really is amazing:
Bush could have signed the Schiavo legislation in Texas, but preferred to cut his vacation short and make the dramatic trip back to the White House just for this occasion.

To recap, Osama bin Laden, Israel, war, and devastation? Vacation on. The religious right wants action on a woman who has been in vegetative state for 15 years? Vacation off. The man has his priorities.

 
 
the daily news

forget reading any charles dickens. looks like we may be living one of his novels.

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