Senate Democrats Charging Forward on BP Liability, Join President’s Call for Escrow Account

By: Monday June 14, 2010 7:53 am

Practically the entire Senate Democratic caucus has written a letter to BP CEO Tony Hayward, asking the company to create the same kind of $20 billion dollar escrow account that the President will reprortedly seek to pay for economic damages and clean-up costs associated with the Gulf oil spill. The letter was signed by 55 [...]

Vitter Fronting for BP, Oil Industry

By: Friday June 4, 2010 10:11 am

The idea that David Vitter can say with a straight face that he supports legislation to “remove” the liability cap for BP’s oil spill, and hold them accountable, only makes sense on the surface. You have to ignore a host of past experience, as well as the flawed legislation he’s actually pushing, to arrive at [...]

Another Report Shows No Wrongdoing By ACORN

By: Wednesday December 23, 2009 7:17 am

The Congressional Research Service has released a report to the House Judiciary Committee about ACORN, the community organizing group which has generated controversy on the right. John Conyers, who asked for the report, wanted to know about a variety of issues related to the group, and here were some of the results: There were no [...]

Is The Justice Department Defending A Bill Of Attainder?

By: Friday December 18, 2009 8:16 am

I almost leaped out of my chair when I read this from Zachary Roth: The Justice Department is seeking to reverse a judge’s ruling last week that the law to defund ACORN is unconstitutional [...] Gershon agreed with a claim by ACORN that the bill was unconstitutional because it singled out a specific entity for [...]

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