The Cap and Trade bill passed in the house. It was 1,200 pages and was not read by those who passed it. The Stimulus bill was 2,500 pages and was passed without being read also. The Democrats refused Republicans in on crafting the bills and both were rushed through without much or any deliberation.
Is this what we expect of Congress, stealth bills that the congressmen and the public know nothing of what they contain? Is this Democracy?
I have been asking people " What do you think of the Cap and Trade bill" of over 20 none had heard of it. This bill will affect all Americans, the poor, those on fixed incomes, and middle class the hardest. Democrats have played fast and loose with the people they say they are for. The media is in collusion with the Democrats to keep the people in the dark. What little has been on the nightly news has pointed to a rosy outcome and those nasty Republicans object to it, without saying why.
The Stimulus bill was of huge cost and we still don't know the full extent of the things included in the bill. The things that have come out are largely political paybacks and pork for inane projects. The administration is already hedging their bet by saying " Well it isn't having the effect we had hoped for because things were worse than we thought". So payoffs and pork were supposed to help? The only ones being helped are the Democrats and their future campaign funds.
If ever our government was not of the people and not for the people, it is now. The Founders would be appalled at what is going on and so would the majority of Americans if they knew.