Archives by Tag 'barney franks'
When you’re the party in charge, you articulate a vision and meander in that direction. When you’re not the party in charge, you simply oppose whatever the other party is trying to do, for no other reason than you don’t want them to succeed. I bet you didn’t know that. Sure. Wisdom of the [...]
The Wall Street Bailout Bill, heralded by all those experts as Economic Nirvana, was killed in a rather dramatic and ignoble vote of 228 Nay and 205 Yea. And it was stupidity we have to thank for such a miracle. Serendipitous, perhaps, but stupidity nonetheless! You know that old sage saying: When the stupidity, of [...]
I know wishful thinking. But just imagine if this were fairyland for a moment… Imagine a bail-out bill where we decide NOT to provide bail for the two biggest and most corrupt people in this whole affair – Chris Dodd (D-CT) and Barney Franks (D-MA). Imagine a bail-out bill that required these two [...]