Millionaire Senators Moan About 'Disincentives' For The Lazy Unemployed. Meanwhile, No Action On Extensions
Of course, the rank hypocrites in the Republican party are lining up to try to force retention of the soon-to-expire Bush tax cuts in exchange for
My, how the times have changed. Here's a "Save Social Security" rally in 2005, when Steny "Let's Raise the Retirement Age" Hoyer and Dick "Bleedin
A few days ago, former governor Mitt Romney expressed his view in a Washington Post op-ed that the U.S. government's acceptance of the New Strateg
During the comparatively mild 1991 recession, President George H.W. Bush twice vetoed the extension of unemployment insurance because the $5.3 bil
For months, governors and economists alike have been warning that unprecedented revenue shortfalls in the states would lead to draconian budget cuts a
By almost any measure, the $787 billion stimulus program has worked exactly as designed. The overwhelming consensus of economists is that the fed
Refusing to extend unemployment benefits to 1.2 million Americans by adding to the deficit, Senate Republicans by a 41 to 57 margin on Thursday ag
I wasn't very nice to Sen. Debbie Stabenow during yesterday's conference call. I feel bad about that, because she's actually one of handful of senator
Now we have to wait to see if Harry Reid will schedule a vote this year, before three of the Senators supporting the change leave office: Sen.
Twelve Dems Defect To Vote Against Jobless Bill. Which Raises The Question: How Are Congressional Dems Like Cattle?
Because when you scare them, that's how they act. I was watching "Temple Grandin" on HBO the other night and I was thinking how much Democrats are