Posts tagged "US Congress"

$1 Million Question Was The Bobby Rush SBC/AT&T Grant A Quid Pro Quo?

$1 Million Question Was The Bobby Rush SBC/AT&T Grant A Quid Pro Quo?
Bobby Rush isn’t exactly sure how a million dollars was used for his Bobby L. Rush Center for Community Technology project. According to the Chicago Sun-Times: “That was many years ago,” Rush said. “I have no answer for that. I have no way of knowing that.” So I guess the only logical thing to do... Read more »

D-Day? House Ethics Committee Due To Address Jesse Jackson Jr. Probe Today

D-Day? House Ethics Committee Due To Address Jesse Jackson Jr. Probe Today
Could it be that we will finally get the nitty-gritty on U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr.? Naturally it is always difficult to gauge which way the House Ethics Committee will go when it comes to investigating “one of its own.” Let’s face it, the Congress doesn’t exactly have a very good reputation these days. And... Read more »

Gabrielle Giffords Casts Vote On Broke(n) America

Gabrielle Giffords Casts Vote On Broke(n) America
Washington may have received a temporary respite from its partisan bickering when Representative Gabrielle Giffords appeared on the House floor to cast her vote in an effort to avert a government default, however, politics in America is forever broke(n). The crisis, which has held our nation hostage, not only left a bad taste in the... Read more »
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Obama and GOP - No Deal, No Social Security Checks? No Vote For You!

Obama and GOP - No Deal, No Social Security Checks? No Vote For You!
I don’t know about you, but this game of chicken between President Obama, Democrats and Republicans is getting annoying. With the nation mired in the worst economic slump since the Great Depression, lawmakers have decided that now is the time to jeopardize the global financial markets instead of letting cooler heads prevail and postpone the... Read more »

Bachmann Touts Obstruction Record After Pawlenty's "Non-Existent Record" Comment

Bachmann Touts Obstruction Record After Pawlenty's "Non-Existent Record" Comment
Michele Bachmann shot back at fellow GOP Presidential Contender Tim Pawlenty’s assertion that she has a “non-existent” record of accomplishment during her three terms in Congress by touting her dedication to obstruction positions somehow make his comment not so. Tsk, tsk, tsk. It is like I have said along, Michele Bachmann likes to shoot off... Read more »

112th Congress Out Performs Do-Nothing Congress of '48

112th Congress Out Performs Do-Nothing Congress of '48
Something funny happened to the people we sent to serve us as the 112th U.S. Congress – so far they have out performed the famous “Do-Nothing Congress of 1948.” Not a very good distinction! Now, that should really please the hell out of us all given the fact that unemployment remains locked at an anemic... Read more »
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