The Daily Grind
8:53 AM, Mar 9, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
Alabama Democrat Artur Davis will come back from the campaign trail to vote against health care.
Hard times: Rev. Jesse Jackson leads pro-bingo rally, singing "We Shall Overcome."
Massa's euphemistic swear words lead us to believe he is a BSG fan.
"Between 2011 and 2020, the nation will accumulate $9.8 trillion in deficits as a under the Obama budget, according to the CBO, ending the decade with $20.3 trillion in public debt, which translates into a staggering 90 percent of gross domestic product (compared with the 53 percent Obama "inherited" in 2009)."
Heckuva job, Ethics Committee! "But Roll Call has been unable to locate a single Member of Congress or company that was interviewed or asked for documents by the ethics committee, and a variety of sources said they believe that the committee did virtually no additional investigation beyond the draft reports on seven Members that were produced by the independent Office of Congressional Ethics."
"On Sunday, 61% of eligible voters came out in Anbar Province, a former extremist stronghold that includes the towns of Fallujah and Ramadi. In the last national elections five years ago, 3,375 people—or 2%—voted in Anbar. The other Sunni-dominated provinces that boycotted in 2005 saw similar numbers: over 70% turnout in Diyala and Salaheddin and 67% in Nineveh, all higher than the national average of 62%. American Presidential elections rarely have such turnout."
Tea Partier? There's an app for that.
"Axelrod’s problem is not the 'peanut gallery' or the 'political community.' To the contrary, most of the political community is blaming Obama’s staffers and their tactics to avoid the fundamental problem — the public’s rejection of Obama’s agenda."