The GOP congressional now-minority leadership has not yet adjusted its priorities to match those of the American people. Despite Congress clearly having more important matters with which to concern itself, a few GOP leaders are redoubling their efforts to force banks to scour the Internet for online gaming. When some congressmen, including the Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, recently wrote to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke with a request that they not waste resources better used on pressing economic and mortgage issues on completing the UIGEA regulations, House Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and others sent a rebuttal letter demanding that these departments devote MORE resources to this issue!
America has a choice in November. Many voters will choose bigger government focused on the concerns of the American people. Many other voters will choose limited, less intrusive government. It appears very few voters will choose big government control of their personal decisions but limited government involvement in solving the important issues that affect the American people.