For those of us back home in Georgia, Johnny Isakson apparently not only thinks we are ” unwashed“, we also don’t deserve a helping hand in a tough economy. Maybe someone should tell him that when you’re “unwashed” and out of work, you still have to provide proof that you are looking for [...]
Today at the start of the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing, Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) called the government’s pressuring of BP to create a $20 billion escrow fund a “shakedown”. If that wasn’t enough, he also included an apology to BP CEO Tony Hayward.
It’s not just Democrats and pundits who are [...]
Winner to face Republican Johnny Isakson in November. Totally unscientific, yada yada.
We reported a couple of weeks ago the U.S. Senate’s passage of a defense spending bill that included an amendment drafted by Minnesota Sen. Al Franken prohibiting government contracts from being given to companies that won’t let their employees go to court if they have been raped or sexually assaulted in the workplace.
Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota has demonstrated this week why he is so irritating to the pundits on talk radio and other conservative fronts. The newbie senator introduced an amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill that would punish contractors if they “restrict their employees from taking workplace sexual assault, battery and discrimination cases to [...]
Johnny Isakson, it seems, is the latest Georgia Republican to learn that you don’t mess with your most rabid supporters by trying to do something foolish like talk common sense or acknowledge the obvious.
Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson announced Thursday they will vote against the confirmation of federal Judge Sonia Sotomayor to a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. But there’s something weird about this.
Rare it is when members of Congress turn a deaf ear to the demands of their fat-cat lobbyist contributors and actually vote not to spend money on a huge pile of crap – but that’s what happened in the Senate this week as senators, prodded by President Barack Obama, voted 58-40 to kill Saxby Chambliss’ [...]
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