Houses passes bill easing rules regulating Wall Street

Republican proponents insisted the new legislation would reduce the regulatory burden on small businesses and spur creation of new jobs. SOURCE:¬†¬†Houses passes bill easing rules regulating Wall Street – Yahoo News. I think every one of those GOPers in this new congress need to have the words above tattooed on their foreheads. Ok more realistically written on a Post-It note and stuck on the foreheads. … Continue reading Houses passes bill easing rules regulating Wall Street

An LOL Moment… :)

In a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday morning, the newly elected majority leader suggested that the growing signs of an economic recovery — 5 percent GDP growth, 320,000 additional jobs in November, all-time highs in the markets on Wall Street and plunging gas prices, to name a few — just might have something to do with the election of a Republican Congress…. ‚ÄúThat Mitch … Continue reading An LOL Moment… ūüôā

Ain’t That The Truth….

“Party Politics is the most narrow minded occupation in the World.” – Will Rogers, 29 March 1925 It is sad to say that this is probably more true today than even in Will’s Day.¬† But then again the Republicans in Will’s day were fighting just as hard against Social Security and the WPA as they fight today against immigration, helping the poor and healthcare for … Continue reading Ain’t That The Truth….

Vehicles Of The Future….

We are generally very poor at predicting the future. Congressman Ryan who is a radical right conservative in the House of Representative recently proudly put out a ten year government budget that he proclaims will starve us from our legendary deficit spending. ¬†With his ten year budget in hand he keeps ranting about where is the democratic ten year budget. I think maybe my Democratic … Continue reading Vehicles Of The Future….

No Good Horse Traders…..

All there is to politics is trading. That‚Äôs why politics is not as good as it was years ago. They don‚Äôt have as many old-time horse traders in there. These we got are just amateurs. They‚Äôre crude with their trades. There is really no ‚Äúfinesse.‚ÄĚ You might not get that. ‚ÄúFinesse‚ÄĚ is a French word and it means sneaking it over. — Will Rogers Maybe … Continue reading No Good Horse Traders…..

"Plays Well With Others"….. maybe??

Source: ¬†Leaders of deficit panel say public’s confidence at stake ‚Äď USATODAY.com. Since this is an¬†optimistic¬†post and I am short of¬†optimism¬†lately it will be a short one. In these times of total political gridlock it is nice to see at least some¬†conciliatory¬†words from the members of the “super committee”. These are the members of congress who have been assigned to come up with a plan … Continue reading "Plays Well With Others"….. maybe??

All I Know — Ignoring History…

source:¬†GOP ignores growth despite ’90s tax hikes ‚Äď USATODAY.com. As I have mentioned several times before I am a history buff and have been for more than fifty years now. ¬†So, I am a believer in the saying “Those who ignore history are bound to repeat it“. With that in mind here is a quote from the above article (click on the link above to … Continue reading All I Know — Ignoring History…

Your Brain Holes Are For Listening….

Some people seem to think that those two holes on the sides of your head are for relieving pressure from your brain when you have to think too much. ¬†Kind of like that weight ¬†thingie we put on the top of a press cooker. I will hereby tell you they have another use. They are for listening. Listening includes hearing things that you don’t already … Continue reading Your Brain Holes Are For Listening….