From the daily archives: Tuesday, October 15, 2013

UPDATE: The word is that the House will reject the deal. The Senate deal is balanced (GOP and Dems both get minor concessions) whereas the House deal has major giveaways to the GOP, a minor concession to the Dems, and a huge poison pill.


Here’s a brief foray into federal policy, so that we can better understand the compromise in the Senate.

Apparently, it’s a short-term debt limit increase and budget to allow time for another Supercommittee to fail to reach an agreement. The “compromise” portion is in two tweaks to Obamacare. There’s more depth on those […]

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If  you need any further proof of how the Tea Party (nee Republican Party) is resorting to spitballs and corked bats to vanquish the Democrats during this moment of Major League Baseball playoffs,  check out the  exchange between Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) on the House floor.

You can find the film clip on the Huffington Post, but by now, I’m sure it’s on a lot of other sites.  It will give you irrefutable evidence that the group of maniacal aliens on Capitol Hill will stop at nothing to get their way, even if it […]

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