When Barack Obama gave a speech in Columbus, Ohio last year, I turned out to protest Barack Obama’s surveillance practices. The other protesters who I met outside the speech, part of a small grassroots Tea Party presence, didn’t care so much about Barack Obama’s big
Congressional Republicans want you to forget all about the past, and how they spent the last decade running a borrow and spend government. Perhaps the Democrats are trying to have it both ways, but the Republicans are too.
Less debt, fewer taxes, cheaper college, more lemonade. I think it might be a winning agenda!
Why doesn’t the Democratic Party can hold another kind of fundraiser – one to raise money to help Americans whose jobs have disappeared and are looking for work?
It’s been the Republicans who have slashed revenue, and it’s been Republicans who have engineered big spending programs like the Iraq War, the Department of Homeland Security, and missile defense.
Section 3 is where these regulatory reforms and enforcement of accountability ought to be included. Yet, there’s not really anything there. Section 3 merely states that the Secretary of the Treasury will “consider” protecting taxpayers from the consequences of Wall Street’s gross ineptitude.
It dazzles them. It hypnotizes them. Say “Jesus” in combination with a political argument, and an evangelical Sarah Palin supporter is defenseless.