U.S. Chamber of Commerce Backing House Dems

Two Dozen

“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is poised to endorse nearly two dozen freshmen House Democrats for reelection, triggering a revolt within the right-leaning organization and drawing fierce pushback from the group’s powerful GOP donors,” Politico reports. “The decision represents a sharp departure for the traditionally conservative Chamber, which has spent over $100 million backing Republican candidates over the past decade, and it threatens to further complicate the party’s prospects in the November election while driving a split in the business community.”

GOP House Speaker-in-Waiting Boehner Suggests Taxpayer Bail Out for Gulf Clean Up

Speaker-To-Be Boehner
Speaker-To-Be Boehner
If Republicans win back Congress this November, House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) is in line to replace Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as speaker. At his weekly press conference this week, Boehner was asked who should pay for cleaning up the Gulf oil spill:

“I think the people responsible in the oil spill — BP and the federal government — should take full responsibility for what’s happening there,” Boehner said at his weekly press conference…

Yea, those nasty feds. Greedy, grimy bastards. Let’s stick it to ’em!

Hey, wait a minute. The “federal government?” He means us — the American taxpayers. But wouldn’t that be like a bail out of BP?

Wait ’til the tea baggers hear about this!