Archive for November 26th, 2007

Fringe Benefit

Woohoo! No more Trent Lott! No more Denny Hastert!

As Politico (by way of DHinMI) notes, the timing is intriguing:

A Lott friend said part of the reason, and a factor in the timing, is a new lobbying regulation, signed by President Bush in September, extending the existing lobbying ban for former members of Congress from one to two years. The lobbying ban takes effect at the beginning of the year.

Gee, it kinda seems like there have been quite a few Republican retirements this year – I’m wondering if this might be the real reason. Maybe it’s better to be a corporate lobbyist than a minority party congresscritter.

November 26th, 2007 at 08:28pm Posted by Eli

Entry Filed under: Corruption/Cronyism,Republicans

A Note From Your Government

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(From Married to the Sea.)

November 26th, 2007 at 11:07am Posted by Eli

Entry Filed under: Comics,Constitution

Monday Media Blogging

I know people who can’t listen to Danny Boy without crying. Some people can’t even sing it without crying.

3 comments November 26th, 2007 at 07:07am Posted by Eli

Entry Filed under: Monday Media Blogging


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