The Republicans figure that if they can keep the Senate occupied indefinitely with an open-and-shut thing like a minimum wage increase, they can avoid the thing they fear most -- having to vote on any of the myriad Iraq-war resolutions waiting in the wings.I'm sorry to say I will be flat out on clients this week on what appears to be a very interesting week in the Senate. Despite the Republican delaying tactics, there is going to be a debate on Iraq. They, the GOP, enabled this war and never challenged Bush's failed leadership and reckless wasting of American lives and treasure. The chickens always come home to roost boys and no matter how hard you try and avoid it, you are going to have to put your name on the line as crazy as Bush or just a little bit goofy.
Monday, January 29, 2007
What's new, GOP Senators are playing procedural games with the minimum wage debate hoping to put off the debate on the anti-surge resolutions. That's the report from Bob Geiger: