Four Senators called for the removal of the Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction today in a letter (pdf) to President Obama. What’s really driving this request? Even if answered, serious questions remain about Defense Department management of contractors and legislative oversight.
|By: Rayne Thursday September 23, 2010 4:38 pm|
|By: Doug Martin Tuesday August 10, 2010 8:54 am|
No Politician Left Behind: Letter to the Maverick—Arizona Now Outlaws Hats
|By: Teddy Partridge Thursday August 5, 2010 12:01 pm|
Because there is a giant military contractor CEO on the military budget working group who won’t let them cut waste and fraud from the Pentagon budget, that’s why.
|By: dakine01 Tuesday July 27, 2010 10:07 am|
Discussion of CEO Salaries
|By: Scarecrow Monday June 21, 2010 3:53 pm|
When Peter Peterson’s anti-Social Security propaganda organ openly criticized Alan Simpson for his insulting comments to Alex Lawson, calling Simpson “condescending and derisive–and wildly wrong about important parts of the Social Security system’s past,” you knew they were worried about a lot more than Simpson’s typical bullying tactics and yet another disqualifying “macaca moment.”
|By: Scarecrow Friday June 18, 2010 6:44 am|
The Senate once again came up short trying to overcome a Republican filibuster of a jobs and state budget relief bill. And once again this insane obstruction was aided and abetted by Ben (Bad) Nelson, Joe Lieberman and Maine’s Senators Snowe and Collins, who continue to be misidentified as “moderates.”
|By: David Swanson Monday May 17, 2010 11:25 am|
Senator Tom Coburn, a Republican from Oklahoma, is committed to opposing a supplemental spending bill that includes $33.5 billion to escalate war in Afghanistan, unless the funds to pay for it are found.
|By: Teddy Partridge Sunday May 9, 2010 1:08 pm|
Bob Schieffer is sitting on a scoop he needs to share with the world, unless his rules for ‘off-the-record’ are the same as the late Tim Russert: everything is always off-the-record unless the newsmaker specifically grants ‘permission to use.’
|By: MikeElk Thursday April 15, 2010 11:00 am|
This week, Democrats find themselves trying for the third time to pass a 30 day extension to unemployment benefits. And each time they try to pass an extension, Republicans find someone like Tom Coburn, Jon Kyl, or Jim Bunning to shutdown the Senate to delay its passage.
|By: Jim Moss Monday April 5, 2010 7:00 pm|
Beginning today,a significant number of Americans are scrambling to make ends meet because of the petulance of two Senators.