Warning, It's Going to Be a Long Year

Amanda Carpenter
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Posted: Jan 06, 2009 8:27 PM
House Democrats will hold a hearing on President-elect Barack Obama’s $1 trillion spending plan where no dissenting opinions are going to be permitted Wednesday, previewing a long year ahead for the newly silenced minority.

The House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, both of which are Republican-free committees with no actual oversight on taxes or spending, invited a slew of pro-Keynesian economists to testify why Obama’s stimulus plan should be passed. No one who opposes the proposal will speak. And, since no Republicans will be there that means no one who opposes the proposal will be listening, either.

Fun, huh?

House Democrats have also enacted new rules to deprive the GOP of an effective parliamentary tool and keep committee chairmen in power. I have those details up on the homepage HERE.