Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Scorched Earth Agenda

As predicted, Washington Liberal/Progressives (and now state libs also), knowing full well they could loose massive amount of seats in Congress this coming Nov. are gearing up for their version of a Scorched Earth Agenda.

Democrats know they are going to suffer major losses this year, with likely more Senate losses to follow in 2012 and 2014, because 2006 and 2008 were such big Democratic years. So the narrow window of the lame-duck session — a post-election session of the old Congress, including the losers — is the last, best chance to pass big-ticket agenda items. Arizona Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva, co-chairman of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, summed it up: “The lame duck would be the last chance, quite honestly, for the foreseeable future.”

Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., stresses that cap and trade will be on the agenda, recently saying that in a lame-duck session “members are free and liberated,” by having lost their elections, to support cap and trade.
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