Compromising Away One Million Jobs...Or Is It Two?
The so-called "moderate compromise" in the Senate cuts $140 billion in spending from the stimulus legislation, but leaves in place between $300 billion and $350 billion in tax cuts.
Most Americans will get a one time check, pay their rent/mortgage for one more month, that they'll have to move into a tent city. Krugman is right, Republicans are pushing the nation off a cliff.
Maybe with Nevada's falling unemployment numbers fall fast toward double digits, Reid can find himself a lobbyist job after his post senate vote out. Harry Reid leads the nation to cowardly defeat every chance he gets.