Derisive diatribes about the state of the nation, nation states and swerving leftward
7 December 2007
A well-oiled political machine
The Senate is going to completely gut the package of energy measures recently passed by the House. Shrub, for his part, has promised a veto. None of us should be surprised--when you hire oil barons to run the country, this is what you get, a shortsighted plan to run the country into the ground while transferring as much wealth as possible to the wealthiest sliver of the population.