The so-called stimulus bill

Carl Spitzer cwsiv_2nd at HOTPOP.COM
Mon Feb 23 18:05:28 MST 2009

On Sat, 2009-01-31 at 09:43 -0500, Ernie Lane wrote:
> Thomas Matiska wrote:
> > The stimulus bill didn't pass the House because of Republicans, but in 
> > spite of them.   Few Republicans voted for it.  No news at this point 
> > that some Republicans are not conservative. 
> You are wrong . . . _no_ Republicans voted for it.
> Given all the talk from the Democrats about being "bipartisan" or even 
> "nonpartisan," it's interesting that, actually, the House _was_ 
> bipartisan in the vote on the "stimulus" bill -- in opposition to it. 
> The votes in favor were _all_ Democrats; there were about 10 Democrats 
> who joined the Republicans in voting against it.

Which ten?  They deserve thanks for trying to stop the bankrupsy of


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