Monthly Archives: October 2008

Congress should adjourn, just go home






CONGRESS SHOULD ADJOURN. JUST GO HOME. –More thoughts on the bailout 1. CONGRESS SHOULD ADJOURN. JUST GO HOME. –The immediate question, right now, is whether the bailout bill can still be defeated in Congress. I have no prediction about the outcome—though obviously I hope it will be defeated. But it is a reasonable prediction that Read More

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Who will win the race–the Senate or the public?






WHO WILL WIN THE RACE? – THE SENATE OR THE PUBLIC? OUR SENATE IS RACING TO COMPLETE A MISSION IT SHOULD NEVER HAVE TAKEN ON. –Upending its constitutional place as the deliberative body in our bicameral legislature, the Senate is planning to vote tonight–instead of tomorrow–on a massive ‘package’ that includes the $700 billion in Read More

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