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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse had this to say at the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, a bipartisan energy summit: “WHITEHOUSE: Gentlemen, we’re in the middle of a near total mortgage system meltdown in this country. We have a health care system that burns 16 percent of our GDP, in which the Medicare liability alone [...]
Well, today is Mother’s Day. While some of us were preparing various and sundry expressions of gratitude to Mothers everywhere, Republicans had bigger fish to fry. From Dana Milbanks at the Washington Post: Republicans Vote Against Moms; No Word Yet on Puppies, KittensBy Dana Milbank Friday, May 9, 2008; A03 It was already shaping up [...]
This is was Hoppy. Also known as wolf 253 to those at Yellowstone National Park. Photo by Steve Justad Hoppy got his name because he had a limp ever since a fight he was in as a pup. Unfortunately, he’s no longer with us, since the Bush administration issued a rule permitting states to kill [...]
Over the course of seven years, the USDA has paid 1.1 billion dollars to dead farmers. 170,000 dead farmers. Best of all, “Of the identified payments to deceased farmers’ estates or businesses, 40 percent went to those who had been dead more than three years, and 19 percent went to those who had been dead [...]
Great cartoon by Tony Auth of the Philadelphia Inquirer: No tags for this post.
An unidentified Republican Senator placed a ‘secret hold’ on the Open Government Act. Sometimes the jokes just write themselves. More at Secrecy News No tags for this post.