I’m shocked, shocked to learn from TPM’s Brian Beutler that Republican Minority Leader John Boehner advocated a federal bailout of BP to help them pay the massive bill for damages from their company-caused oil disaster. Then, realizing what he’d just said, Boehner’s spox ran for semantic cover.
|By: Scarecrow Thursday June 10, 2010 5:15 pm|
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday March 17, 2010 9:50 am|
If indeed this health care bill passes, people across the country will have to start examining the basic assumptions with which we have heretofore approached politics. The thing I have learned above all else in this campaign is that the corporate control of government is much more extensive than I ever imagined, and the tools we have to fight its influence are ineffective.