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AP Sources: Dem lawmakers may drop millionaire tax

December 14, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Democratic surrendering sociopaths alert: AP Sources: Dem lawmakers may drop millionaire tax 14 Dec 2011 DemocRATic lawmakers are considering whether to jettison their demand for a millionaires’ surtax, which they had hoped to use to cover the cost of a Social Security payroll tax cut extension for millions of […]

Steven Chu to defend Solyndra loan before Congress panel

TheUS Energy Department did its homework on a $535 million loan guarantee it gave to the now bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra, the energy secretary, Steven Chu, plans to tell lawmakers at a hearing on Thursday. Republicans are expected to grill Chu on taxpayer-funded aid to Solyndra, using as evidence emails from government officials and […]

FEMA Shutdown Showdown Might Solve Itself

A brewing standoff and possible government shutdown may end up solving itself. According to the Washington Post, the Federal Emergency Management Agency may be able to stay open with its current funding until the end of the week, meaning it would get to October 1, the beginning of the 2012 fiscal year. How would this […]