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Friday, November 18, 2005

The Congress From Nowhere

The Congress From Nowhere - New York Times: "Congress's idea of homeland security has been political posturing. The House has been wallowing through its great 'budget hawk' melodrama - making a show of slashing Medicaid spending for the poor while quietly preparing still more tax cuts for the rich. Meanwhile, the Senate has passed resolutions on Iraq aimed at making it very clear that whatever happens, the members up for re-election should not be held responsible. No one expects any profiles in courage, or even difficult decisions, from this House and Senate. But putting local political pork above the protection of major terror targets is just pathetic. "
Restoring dignity to our national government?

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