Tag: Election 2010

Because You’re Not Smart

Over the last four years, the Democratic Majority in the House took courageous action on behalf of America’s middle class to create jobs and save the country from the worst economic catastrophe since the Great Depression. Our Members and candidates ran remarkable campaigns led by the superb leadership of DCCC Chairman Chris Van Hollen. The

November 2, 2010

Random thoughts on this early morning of election day. Voter turnout should be highest in decades for a midterm GOP will most likely get 60 to 65 House seats that might be a conservative number (pun intended) Will not be a vote for the Grand Old Party, but a vote against current, progressive agenda and

The Pledge & The Skeptic

Representative John Boehner is promising to at least attempt to initiate a 72 hour waiting period on all House bills to allow the American public a chance to read the bill online before the House votes. In addition, each bill must cite Constitutional authority and there are murmurings of stipulating some means of paying for

Empty? Pledge to America

I was not going to even bother to read the GOP’s “Pledge to America”. The skeptic in me says “just another bout of hot air and empty promises”. The cynic in me says “no point in reading it because they’ll ignore that just like they’ve ignored the Constitution for so long.” And the really, really