Day: January 29, 2009

Gregg to work for Obama?

From NRO (H/T: assist from @Robeno on Twitter): Roll Call reports that President Obama is considering Sen. Judd Gregg (R., N.H.) for Commerce Secretary. The story ends with this uncharacteristic error: The governor of New Hampshire is a Republican who would have the ability to name Gregg’s replacement. Gregg is up for re-election in 2010 …

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Bailout efforts causing job losses – but not the way you think

Well, it started when the Congresscritters abused the Big 3 Auto CEOs for arriving with their hands out for money.  The problem is the class envy / populism that was gin’d up over the expensive biz jets like these:  The problem?  The premise was to "save" these companies, right?  Well, the jury is out on …

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Following on the heels of the partisan Democrat vote in the House yesterday…

…the Republicans there have washed their hands of this bill – the Democrats own it and its results AND its costs.  If, by some chance the bill actually works, this will blowback on that Republican decision. I believe it is very doubtful that this bill will be successful in the original terms of being speedy …

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