Among the new proposals are a $200 million performance reward for state governments that best cut energy waste and modernize
So when can we expect to see those 8 million lost jobs again? "It'll probably take 5 years." In another excerpt from the
The irony, of course, is that Democratic leadership in House is philosophically aligned with the president on the need for
He inherited a horrible situation with this economic crisis, but he has not flinched. And his confidence inspires us and helps to generate confidence because we see him carrying on.
The entirety of the bill's language is a two-column table -- the names of the 20 men in the left column, and the portion of the $800 billion each of them will receive in the right column.
To get through these hard times, we need to work together, every one of us, as a country, and this legislation is a solid foundation on which we can build.
As we say on the sandlots, it's time for Boehner to put up or shut up.
Obama can act like Community-Organizer-In-Chief and, along with grassroots movements from around the country, force Senate Republicans to allow the majority to vote on, and pass, an improved Stimulus Bill.