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The New Federal Way is the Old Chicago Way

Bribery with other people's (our) money.

And since we're already talking hundreds of millions of dollars here, we're already talking serious money even by DC "standards."

I'm thinking that voting these clowns out of office is only the first step in what needs to be done.

Reid defends deals
By Jake Sherman
Politico.com

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) offered a vigorous defense Monday of the deals in the Senate reform bill that benefit individual states, saying "it doesn't speak well" of senators who didn't secure such deals.

"There are 100 senators here and I don't know that there's a senator that doesn't have something in this bill that isn't important to them," Reid said. "If they don't have something in it important to them then it doesn't speak well of them."

He likened the legislation to the defense bill, which is thick with earmarks and other provisions benefitting individual members and even private corporations.

"That's what legislations all about," Reid said of the compromises. "It's the art of compromise. In this great country of ours, Nevada has many different problems than does New Hampshire. Michigan has many different problems than does Georgia."

I'm taken aback by the effrontery.

Hat Tip: Slublog at Ace's place.


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Comments (7)

Surprised Harry doesn't hav... (Below threshold)
GarandFan:

Surprised Harry doesn't have a "For Sale" sign on his office door.

I repeat a post on a previo... (Below threshold)
VagaBond:

I repeat a post on a previous topic:

Term limits for presidents...hmmmm...how about term limits for Senators? 8 years seems plenty.

When Harry's standing in th... (Below threshold)

When Harry's standing in the unemployment line next November we'll be sure to point out how the word "compromise" works. Compromise does not mean selling out your principals for the highest price with taxpayers money, but Harry and his cronies don't seem to know the difference. Even a liberal would understand this.......or should.

Hey Vag, how long does your... (Below threshold)
epador:

Hey Vag, how long does your Senator's term last?

Line by Line looking for Po... (Below threshold)
hcddbz:

Line by Line looking for Pork.

Hope and Change strikes again.

CHICAGO the name is derived... (Below threshold)
Flu-Bird:

CHICAGO the name is derived from the indian word for BAD SMELL and nothings changed in the WINDY CITY its still run by a bunch of liberal demacratic windbags

"That's what legis... (Below threshold)
Marc:
"That's what legislations all about," Reid said of the compromises. "It's the art of compromise.

Hey, that works with my wife, a little "compromise" via a trip to the jewelry store and she comes around.

D.C., when taxpayer money is involved and this so called "compromise" is nothing but a load of pig shit.




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