Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Odds and Ends

Some miscellaneous news falling through the cracks...

Another reason to vote for Democrats- They are "renewing their vow to impede the annual congressional pay raise until the minimum wage is increased". Obviously, their success will depend on how the elections turn out. Said Sen. Durbin (D-IL), "It’s not a threat, it's a promise. Until minimum-wage workers get an increase in pay, Congress is not going to get an increase in pay".

The Dow closed today at a record high for the second straight day.

Prepare for poverty?

President Bush signed a homeland security bill, which primarily allots "$1.2 billion for fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border". Ports, etc, to be secured... ummm, later.

Finally, Pervertgate continues to swallow up the Republican party.

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