What the hell do these items have to do with shoring up the financial situation:

  • tax breaks
  • a long-sought measure expanding mental health insurance
  • aid for rural schools

What started out as a simple 3-page plan is now 100s of pages of unrelated spending.

4 Replies to “Huh?”

  1. Let us not forget the wooden arrows.There are also tax breaks for race-track owners, for rum imported from Puerto Rico, for worsted wool makers, Hollywood film and television production companies and on and on. Blech.

  2. Update: They passed the bailout and the stock market drops below 10,000 points.

    Of course we all know that you can control the stock market right?

  3. Largely driven by European/global activity, as I understand it. Sooner or later Americans will finally figure out we are part of a bigger world.

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