Friday, September 09, 2005


Oversight, Anyone?

What do I have in commmon with Tom Tancredo, Jim Sensenbrenner, Paul Ryan, and Joe Barton? Well, nothing, really, but they were part of a contingent of twelve Republicans who voted against the $51.8 billion relief package for Katrina reconstruction, and I'm not?entirely?sure a 'nay' vote is a bad idea, although our motives almost certainly differ. Here's Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA) on his vote against: "According to the Office of Management and Budget, we are spending money at a rate of $2 billion a day, and yet we in the Congress do not have many details at all on how that money is being s ... (more)


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