Did y'all see this? President Bush is acting like Ken Lay was just another Texas millionaire. Really didn't know him. Well, okay, I knew him but... did you call Ms. Lay. No. Laura? No? What's up with that? At the very least he was a HUGE supporter. At the most, he could pick up the phone and get thru to the Vice President if not the President. Sometimes these games that these folks play are appalling.
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Look for crowing from the Bush Adminstration this week. Government revenues are up. More revenue from the wealthy and businesses have helped take in more than $100 Billion more than previously projected by the Congressional budget office. No one projected the increase. This does not mean that we aren't going to have a deficit this year. It just means that the deficit isn't going over $300 billion.
Now, government revenues are still below what they were under Clinton. So? Look for the Bush Administration and the supply siders will try to convince everyone that their policies work. The evidence is clear. It didn't work under Reagan or Bush I. It ain't working now.
This is an old story but I found a video that I would like to post. So, NY gets the finger from Homeland Security. One must wonder why? Most Americans outside of politicians, if asked what American city do you think would be hit with the next terrorist attack, wound guess New York, Washington or possibly Los Angeles. So, one would figure that NY would get an increase in its anti-terror funding. That would be wrong. Their budget was cut by 40%!! Appeals have landed on deaf ears.
Decisions like these are why we will never get true Security around this country. Republicans are handing out Homeland Security dollars like they are rewards for great campaigning instead of measuring risk but then again, what do I know?
(This is Nancy Giles from the CBS Sunday Morning News.)