Bailout Bill Stuffed With Pork Apparently More Palatable

from the is-that-pork-or-spoonful-of-sugar dept

In my post about the financial crisis earlier this week, I explained the rationales both for and against the so-called "bailout bill." With some of the important indicators getting seriously scary, it was becoming increasingly important that something be done to keep money flowing, but this bill isn't it. Who would have thought that after the House rejected the bill earlier this week, that they would come back and approve something much worse. Rather than address the fundamental problems of the bill (and, well, the economy), what Congress did was stuff the bill full of pork, adding in every little personal favor to local industries they could dig up. Basically, all of the politicians added in little "gifts" to local industries, as a way of calming public dissent against the bill. And, of course, apparently that was all it took to get the House to approve the bill. Now they can go back home and say that they fought to "protect" their local constituents in the bill, when all they really did was put some pork in to bribe them.

While there's still a chance that this plan works out -- and, at this point, it's entirely based on who will control the fund -- the bill has done little, if anything to actually address the real issues that created this economic mess, and uses a sledge hammer where a scalpel would have made more sense. If it ends up succeeding, it will be in spite of the bill, rather than because of it.

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    Twinrova, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 12:20pm

    Well, so much for a nice Friday.

    This news certainly sucks and it's just proof our government does not listen to the taxpayers, who (by last report) voted against this passing by a 3:1 margin.

    And since just posting my reply to your reply, once again big business gets away with screwing up while the consumer/taxpayer is going to get screwed in the next 2-4 years (the estimate on how long this bail out will take effect).

    Irrational fear? Now you see why it's not a fear.
    Update: frustration just increased to anger.


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    candid, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 12:20pm

    Punish all politicians who voted for the bailout!

    Yeah, it's only a facebook group, but hopefully it will grow:


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    Twinrova, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 12:23pm

    Re: Punish all politicians who voted for the bailout!

    Facebook is blocked at my office.
    Can you let me know if anyone from Indiana approved it?

    If you can't, understood. I'll definitely be finding out tonight.


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    Truthbringer, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 12:44pm

    Republicans have a sweet tooth

    Funny how when you load a bill down with "sweeteners" all the House Republicans suddenly lose thier ideological objections to socialism.


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    Matt, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 12:47pm

    its pork, buddy

    What makes you think they had any objections to socialism?

    This does 0 to help the 65-85% of people who have had nothing to do with contributing to these bad mortgages.


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    Valkor, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 12:48pm

    Re: Republicans have a sweet tooth

    Well, according to TFA, Republican "no" votes still outnumbered Republican "yes" votes... but not enough of them.

    I guess that old joke is true: If con is the opposite of pro, is Congress the opposite of Progress?

    I'm ready to go blow my idealogical brains out and become a registered Cynic.


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    Useless Congress, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 12:51pm

    Not surprising

    This is not surprising. Congress knows there is now a considerable amount of public pressure to "do something", especially since this Congress is renowned for not doing a $%#@ thing. They know the bill is more likely to pass, so they stuff all their pork in it to try and please their constituents and save their jobs. They are running scared that they are all going to get voted out for not passing a single piece of real, useful legislation in the past two years.


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    Steve R. (profile), Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 1:08pm

    Congress Has Been On it for 10+ Years

    The Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) has been a simmering issue for the past 10+ years. (If I remember correctly) Periodically, over the years, there is the occasional news story with a Democratic and Republican politician smiling before the camera discussing how they both agree that the AMT is an onerous tax and that they will fix it. This has been going on and on and on and on, with no fix.

    The AMT issue has once again popped with Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. However in this case it is hidden in the noise level. Evidently an AMT "patch" has been proposed. I assume that it is simply a temporary fix for show, I don't know the details.

    My point, we have had a known tax issue for XX years, our politicians claim (smiling) before the media camera's how they are diligently working at solving the AMT problem. Clearly, since the issue has not been solved, they really have had no intention of solving it. Its all show and no substance. With this bailout, we are simply getting another temporary "patch", that does not really solve the problem. Another case of blowing hot air and "solving" a problem with smoke and mirrors. Well, at least I will save a bit when buying wooden arrow shafts!


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    David (profile), Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 1:12pm

    There is a chance this will work?

    NO. You'd have to believe in fairy tales for this to work.


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    Matt Bennett, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 1:12pm

    Oh, come on, the bill isn't THAT bad. Yes, it's loaded with tax breaks, and I'm not for them either, but most of those tax breaks already exist. It's stuff they were going to be fighting to keep or reject in a few more months anyway, probably with much same results. The worst you can say about it is it's the same old same old. Honestly, the original provision to put 20% of gained profits into ACORN were much worse, and many people complain now about the "Housing assistance" that's in there.


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    Nick Bajzek, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 1:17pm


    I'm packing up and moving to Afghanistan where things make more sense.


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    Killer_Tofu (profile), Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 1:17pm

    Re: Re: Republicans have a sweet tooth

    I guess that old joke is true: If con is the opposite of pro, is Congress the opposite of Progress?
    Very nice, and far far more truer than it should be these days. They are working very hard to push American backwards. Not just hold us back, but push us back.


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    Killer_Tofu (profile), Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 1:18pm


    I do not intend to start a flame war over a candidate, but isn't McCain touting a large part of the reason he is good is that he was against stuff like this?
    Where was he on this one? Why did he not make a much much larger stink about all of the pork on this?


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    Sad_American, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 1:29pm

    Yet again...

    ashamed to be an American.


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    Nano_Burger, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 1:31pm


    Everything goes down better when stuffed with pork!


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    Hedge Fund King, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 1:39pm

    Lickin' my chops! I love pork. Yum, yum...gotta get while the gettin's good. I tell ya nothin' beats the ole' U-S-of-A pork. It's always prime.

    Tap into something and read, "The Limits of Power". It spells it out.

    Pork, the other green meat.


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    Anonymous Coward, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 1:47pm

    Re: McCain?

    Not relevant. McCain could have done nothing. All the democrats had to do was just vote down the line and it would have passed.


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    Anonymous Coward, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 1:53pm

    Its still we the people right???

    I think most everyone is aware of Washingtons stance to ignore public opinion and do what ever it is they want to do.

    How many countless times has Bush rambled on that Healthcare should not be part of Federal Government. Millions of Americans are denied Healthcare because of lack of insurance. I have even seen people layed up in the ER to die without assistance. But that doesnt matter. Whats important is AIG, Freddie Mac, & Fannie Mae. Now the government must get involved there!!!!!!

    Man this is awful. Do we have voice? LOL!!! Not one anyone would care to listen. These people that passed this are hoping the public will forget about it. (Thats why Bush is warning that it may take some time to work. Well, he doesnt want this to effect the way people are going vote-heaven forbid the taxpayer should ask for results when they are forking over 700 billion dollars). Dont forget!!! When the economy tanks make these guys pay for voting for the bail out. Maybe your of the mindset that the government should be getting involved with for profit business as part of a government/corporate take over. I am not... If thats the case cross your fingers and hope for the best. I dont we are seriously going to profit in any way by purchasing crap loans that are bound for failure.

    My motto is this-if you passed this bail out package-I am personally going to take the time to go down and vote you out of office. . Hey I will even vote Nader... Pretty soon the government will pass legislation forbidding people to vote because Nancy Pelosi and Barney Frank know who to vote for better then you do. I hope they pay for this piece of junk by getting sent out of Washington. Their are to many career politicians that never go away. Thats why things never truly change.

    G thanks for 700 billion bill you put on me. And who says Washington is broke?


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    Mike, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 1:54pm


    This won't solve ANYTHING at all, there will still be a depression and economic collapse, we've known that was inevitable since about 1940... and they have once again managed to steal some more of the American taxpayers money to line the pockets of the rich. I hope everyone has purchase emergency food, water and ammunition (and that is not alarmist, its realist)


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    Nick Stamoulis, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 1:54pm

    Just slap a few incentives in the plan and RE-NAME it into something a bit less intimidating and there we have it! A devised plan that will put our economy under even more! Great.


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    *SIGH*, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 2:01pm

    Section 101 (e) PREVENTING UNJECT ENRICHMENT -- In making purchases under the authority of this Act, the Secretary shall take such steps as may be necessary to prevent un-ject enrichment of financial institutions participating in a program established under this section, including by preventing the sale of a troubled... Read More asset to the Secretary at a higher price than what the seller paid to purchase the asset. The subsection does not apply to troubled assets acquired in a merger or acquisition, or a purchase of assets from a financial institution in conservatorship or receivership, or that has initiated bankruptcy proceedings under title 11, United States Code.

    The last line; yes, read it again.


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    Roger, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 2:05pm

    Roll call, anyone?

    Anyone have a list of who voted for this? I want to know how to vote next month.


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    Anonymous Coward, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 2:20pm

    Re: Why stop *SIGH*???

    Continued from The last line: yes, read it again:

    Those institutions that Paulson, the majority of the fed / treasury historicaly come out of, the "shadow banks" if you buy into that (I really dont) that have taken over the companies with the biggest exposure (Lehman, Baer, Wamu, Wacho, etc) will be able to sell their assets for as high as they want. Whereas everyone else pretty much has to grin, sell at high prices, take the losses, and probably go under.

    Who survives? Paulson's friends and all the come out as among the only insitutions left.

    Among all the crummy stuff in the bill -- this scares me the most. You know me, I really don't buy into all the conspiracies, but this provision to the subsection is just insane. THIS WILL BE DEVASTATING TO THE BILL AND ALL THAT VOTE FOR IT.



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    RGB, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 2:45pm

    The Pork Laden Bailout Bill

    Pigs, they're all pigs. Isn't that where pork comes from?


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    RGB, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 2:50pm

    The Pork Laden Bailout Bill

    Pigs, they're all pigs. Isn't that where pork comes from?


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    United States of Pork, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 2:50pm

    H.R. 1424 - Senate

    AMERICAN = Voted "Nay"
    PORKER = Voted "Yea"

    AMERICAN - AL Sessions, Jefferson [R]
    AMERICAN - AL Shelby, Richard [R]

    PORKER - AK Murkowski, Lisa [R]
    PORKER - AK Stevens, Ted [R]

    PORKER - AZ Kyl, Jon [R]
    PORKER - AZ McCain, John [R]

    PORKER - AR Lincoln, Blanche [D]
    PORKER - AR Pryor, Mark [D]

    CaliPORKER -nia
    PORKER - CA Boxer, Barbara [D]
    PORKER - CA Feinstein, Dianne [D]

    PORKER - CO Salazar, Ken [D]
    AMERICAN - CO Allard, Wayne [R]

    PORKER - CT Dodd, Christopher [D]
    PORKER - CT Lieberman, Joseph [I]

    PORKER - DE Biden, Joseph [D]
    PORKER - DE Carper, Thomas [D]

    PORKER - FL Martinez, Mel [R]
    AMERICAN - FL Nelson, Bill [D]

    PORKER - GA Chambliss, C. [R]
    PORKER - GA Isakson, John [R]

    PORKER - HI Akaka, Daniel [D]
    PORKER - HI Inouye, Daniel [D]

    PORKER - ID Craig, Larry [R]
    AMERICAN - ID Crapo, Michael [R]

    PORKER - IL Durbin, Richard [D]
    PORKER - IL Obama, Barack [D]

    PORKER - IN Bayh, B. [D]
    PORKER - IN Lugar, Richard [R]

    PORKER - IA Grassley, Charles [R]
    PORKER - IA Harkin, Thomas [D]

    AMERICAN - KS Brownback, Samuel [R]
    AMERICAN - KS Roberts, Pat [R]

    PORKER - KY McConnell, Mitch [R]
    AMERICAN - KY Bunning, Jim [R]

    AMERICAN - LA Landrieu, Mary [D]
    AMERICAN - LA Vitter, David [R]

    PORKER - ME Collins, Susan [R]
    PORKER - ME Snowe, Olympia [R]

    PORKER - MD Cardin, Benjamin [D]
    PORKER - MD Mikulski, Barbara [D]

    PORKER - MA Kerry, John [D]
    No Vote MA Kennedy, Edward [D]

    PORKER - MI Levin, Carl [D]
    AMERICAN - MI Stabenow, Debbie Ann [D]

    PORKER - MN Coleman, Norm [R]
    PORKER - MN Klobuchar, Amy [D]

    AMERICAN - MS Cochran, Thad [R]
    AMERICAN - MS Wicker, Roger [R]

    PORKER - MO Bond, Christopher [R]
    PORKER - MO McCaskill, Claire [D]

    PORKER - MT Baucus, Max [D]
    AMERICAN - MT Tester, Jon [D]

    PORKER - NE Hagel, Charles [R]
    PORKER - NE Nelson, Ben [D]

    PORKER - NV Ensign, John [R]
    PORKER - NV Reid, Harry [D]

    New Hampshire
    PORKER - NH Gregg, Judd [R]
    PORKER - NH Sununu, John [R]

    New Jersey
    PORKER - NJ Lautenberg, Frank [D]
    PORKER - NJ Menendez, Robert [D]

    New Mexico
    PORKER - NM Bingaman, Jeff [D]
    PORKER - NM Domenici, Pete [R]

    New York
    PORKER - NY Clinton, Hillary [D]
    PORKER - NY Schumer, Charles [D]

    North Carolina
    PORKER - NC Burr, Richard [R]
    AMERICAN - NC Dole, Elizabeth [R]

    North Dakota
    PORKER - ND Conrad, Kent [D]
    AMERICAN - ND Dorgan, Byron [D]

    PORKER - OH Brown, Sherrod [D]
    PORKER - OH Voinovich, George [R]

    PORKER - OK Coburn, Thomas [R]
    AMERICAN - OK Inhofe, James [R]

    PORKER - OR Smith, Gordon [R]
    AMERICAN - OR Wyden, Ron [D]

    PORKER - PA Casey, Robert [D]
    PORKER - PA Specter, Arlen [R]

    Rhode Island
    PORKER - RI Reed, John [D]
    PORKER - RI Whitehouse, Sheldon [D]

    South Carolina
    PORKER - SC Graham, Lindsey [R]
    AMERICAN - SC DeMint, Jim [R]

    South Dakota
    PORKER - SD Thune, John [R]
    AMERICAN - SD Johnson, Tim [D]

    PORKER - TN Alexander, Lamar [R]
    PORKER - TN Corker, Bob [R]

    PORKER - TX Cornyn, John [R]
    PORKER - TX Hutchison, Kay [R]

    PORKER - UT Bennett, Robert [R]
    PORKER - UT Hatch, Orrin [R]

    PORKER - VT Leahy, Patrick [D]
    AMERICAN - VT Sanders, Bernard [I]

    PORKER - VA Warner, John [R]
    PORKER - VA Webb, Jim [D]

    PORKER - WA Murray, Patty [D]
    AMERICAN - WA Cantwell, Maria [D]

    West Virginia
    PORKER - WV Byrd, Robert [D]
    PORKER - WV Rockefeller, John [D]

    PORKER - WI Kohl, Herbert [D]
    AMERICAN - WI Feingold, Russell [D]

    AMERICAN - WY Barrasso, John [R]
    AMERICAN - WY Enzi, Michael [R]


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    United States of Pork, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 2:50pm

    H.R. 1424 - House

    AMERICAN = Voted "Nay"
    PORKER = Voted "Yea"

    AMERICAN - AL-1 Bonner, Jo [R]
    AMERICAN - AL-2 Everett, Terry [R]
    AMERICAN - AL-3 Rogers, Michael [R]
    AMERICAN - AL-4 Aderholt, Robert [R]
    PORKER - AL-5 Cramer, Robert [D]
    AMERICAN - AL-6 Bachus, Spencer [R]
    PORKER - AL-7 Davis, Artur [D]

    PORKER - AK-0 Young, Donald [R]

    No Vote AZ-1 Renzi, Rick [R]
    AMERICAN - AZ-2 Franks, Trent [R]
    AMERICAN - AZ-3 Shadegg, John [R]
    PORKER - AZ-4 Pastor, Edward [D]
    PORKER - AZ-5 Mitchell, Harry [D]
    AMERICAN - AZ-6 Flake, Jeff [R]
    PORKER - AZ-7 Grijalva, Raul [D]
    PORKER - AZ-8 Giffords, Gabrielle [D]

    PORKER - AR-1 Berry, Robert [D]
    PORKER - AR-2 Snyder, Victor [D]
    AMERICAN - AR-3 Boozman, John [R]
    PORKER - AR-4 Ross, Mike [D]

    PORKER - CA-1 Thompson, C. [D]
    AMERICAN - CA-2 Herger, Walter [R]
    AMERICAN - CA-3 Lungren, Daniel [R]
    AMERICAN - CA-4 Doolittle, John [R]
    PORKER - CA-5 Matsui, Doris [D]
    No Vote CA-6 Woolsey, Lynn [D]
    PORKER - CA-7 Miller, George [D]
    PORKER - CA-8 Pelosi, Nancy [D]
    PORKER - CA-9 Lee, Barbara [D]
    PORKER - CA-10 Tauscher, Ellen [D]
    PORKER - CA-11 McNerney, Jerry [D]
    PORKER - CA-13 Stark, Fortney [D]
    PORKER - CA-14 Eshoo, Anna [D]
    PORKER - CA-15 Honda, Michael [D]
    PORKER - CA-16 Lofgren, Zoe [D]
    PORKER - CA-17 Farr, Sam [D]
    PORKER - CA-18 Cardoza, Dennis [D]
    AMERICAN - CA-19 Radanovich, George [R]
    PORKER - CA-20 Costa, Jim [D]
    AMERICAN - CA-21 Nunes, Devin [R]
    AMERICAN - CA-22 McCarthy, Kevin [R]
    PORKER - CA-23 Capps, Lois [D]
    PORKER - CA-24 Gallegly, Elton [R]
    AMERICAN - CA-25 McKeon, Howard [R]
    AMERICAN - CA-26 Dreier, David [R]
    PORKER - CA-27 Sherman, Brad [D]
    PORKER - CA-28 Berman, Howard [D]
    PORKER - CA-29 Schiff, Adam [D]
    PORKER - CA-30 Waxman, Henry [D]
    PORKER - CA-31 Becerra, Xavier [D]
    PORKER - CA-32 Solis, Hilda [D]
    PORKER - CA-33 Watson, Diane [D]
    PORKER - CA-34 Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D]
    PORKER - CA-35 Waters, Maxine [D]
    PORKER - CA-36 Harman, Jane [D]
    PORKER - CA-37 Richardson, Laura [D]
    PORKER - CA-38 Napolitano, Grace [D]
    PORKER - CA-39 Sanchez, Linda [D]
    AMERICAN - CA-40 Royce, Edward [R]
    AMERICAN - CA-41 Lewis, Jerry [R]
    AMERICAN - CA-42 Miller, Gary [R]
    PORKER - CA-43 Baca, Joe [D]
    AMERICAN - CA-44 Calvert, Ken [R]
    PORKER - CA-45 Bono Mack, Mary [R]
    AMERICAN - CA-46 Rohrabacher, Dana [R]
    PORKER - CA-47 Sanchez, Loretta [D]
    AMERICAN - CA-48 Campbell, John [R]
    AMERICAN - CA-49 Issa, Darrell [R]
    AMERICAN - CA-50 Bilbray, Brian [R]
    PORKER - CA-51 Filner, Bob [D]
    AMERICAN - CA-52 Hunter, Duncan [R]
    PORKER - CA-53 Davis, Susan [D]

    PORKER - CO-1 DeGette, Diana [D]
    PORKER - CO-2 Udall, Mark [D]
    PORKER - CO-3 Salazar, John [D]
    No Vote CO-4 Musgrave, Marilyn [R]
    AMERICAN - CO-5 Lamborn, Doug [R]
    AMERICAN - CO-6 Tancredo, Thomas [R]
    PORKER - CO-7 Perlmutter, Ed [D]

    PORKER - CT-1 Larson, John [D]
    PORKER - CT-2 Courtney, Joe [D]
    PORKER - CT-3 DeLauro, Rosa [D]
    PORKER - CT-4 Shays, Christopher [R]
    PORKER - CT-5 Murphy, Christopher [D]

    PORKER - DE-0 Castle, Michael [R]

    AMERICAN - FL-1 Miller, Jeff [R]
    PORKER - FL-2 Boyd, F. [D]
    PORKER - FL-3 Brown, Corrine [D]
    AMERICAN - FL-4 Crenshaw, Ander [R]
    No Vote FL-5 Brown-Waite, Virginia [R]
    AMERICAN - FL-6 Stearns, Clifford [R]
    AMERICAN - FL-7 Mica, John [R]
    No Vote FL-8 Keller, Ric [R]
    AMERICAN - FL-9 Bilirakis, Gus [R]
    AMERICAN - FL-10 Young, C. W. [R]
    PORKER - FL-11 Castor, Kathy [D]
    AMERICAN - FL-12 Putnam, Adam [R]
    PORKER - FL-13 Buchanan, Vern [R]
    AMERICAN - FL-14 Mack, Connie [R]
    AMERICAN - FL-15 Weldon, David [R]
    PORKER - FL-16 Mahoney, Tim [D]
    PORKER - FL-17 Meek, Kendrick [D]
    PORKER - FL-18 Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R]
    PORKER - FL-19 Wexler, Robert [D]
    PORKER - FL-20 Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D]
    PORKER - FL-21 Diaz-Balart, Lincoln [R]
    PORKER - FL-22 Klein, Ron [D]
    PORKER - FL-23 Hastings, Alcee [D]
    AMERICAN - FL-24 Feeney, Tom [R]
    PORKER - FL-25 Diaz-Balart, Mario [R]

    AMERICAN - GA-1 Kingston, Jack [R]
    PORKER - GA-2 Bishop, Sanford [D]
    AMERICAN - GA-3 Westmoreland, Lynn [R]
    PORKER - GA-4 Johnson, Henry [D]
    PORKER - GA-5 Lewis, John [D]
    AMERICAN - GA-6 Price, Tom [R]
    AMERICAN - GA-7 Linder, John [R]
    AMERICAN - GA-8 Marshall, James [D]
    AMERICAN - GA-9 Deal, Nathan [R]
    AMERICAN - GA-10 Broun, Paul [R]
    AMERICAN - GA-11 Gingrey, John [R]
    PORKER - GA-12 Barrow, John [D]
    PORKER - GA-13 Scott, David [D]

    PORKER - HI-1 Abercrombie, Neil [D]
    PORKER - HI-2 Hirono, Mazie [D]

    AMERICAN - ID-1 Sali, Bill [R]
    AMERICAN - ID-2 Simpson, Michael [R]

    No Vote IL-1 Rush, Bobby [D]
    PORKER - IL-2 Jackson, Jesse [D]
    PORKER - IL-3 Lipinski, Daniel [D]
    PORKER - IL-4 Gutierrez, Luis [D]
    PORKER - IL-5 Emanuel, Rahm [D]
    AMERICAN - IL-6 Roskam, Peter [R]
    PORKER - IL-7 Davis, Danny [D]
    PORKER - IL-8 Bean, Melissa [D]
    PORKER - IL-9 Schakowsky, Janice [D]
    PORKER - IL-10 Kirk, Mark [R]
    PORKER - IL-11 Weller, Gerald [R]
    PORKER - IL-12 Costello, Jerry [D]
    PORKER - IL-13 Biggert, Judy [R]
    PORKER - IL-15 Johnson, Timothy [R]
    AMERICAN - IL-16 Manzullo, Donald [R]
    PORKER - IL-17 Hare, Phil [D]
    PORKER - IL-18 LaHood, Ray [R]
    AMERICAN - IL-19 Shimkus, John [R]

    PORKER - IN-1 Visclosky, Peter [D]
    PORKER - IN-2 Donnelly, Joe [D]
    AMERICAN - IN-3 Souder, Mark [R]
    AMERICAN - IN-4 Buyer, Stephen [R]
    AMERICAN - IN-5 Burton, Dan [R]
    AMERICAN - IN-6 Pence, Mike [R]
    PORKER - IN-8 Ellsworth, Brad [D]
    PORKER - IN-9 Hill, Baron [D]

    PORKER - IA-1 Braley, Bruce [D]
    PORKER - IA-2 Loebsack, David [D]
    PORKER - IA-3 Boswell, Leonard [D]
    AMERICAN - IA-4 Latham, Thomas [R]
    AMERICAN - IA-5 King, Steve [R]

    AMERICAN - KS-1 Moran, Jerry [R]
    PORKER - KS-2 Boyda, Nancy [D]
    PORKER - KS-3 Moore, Dennis [D]
    PORKER - KS-4 Tiahrt, Todd [R]

    AMERICAN - KY-1 Whitfield, Edward [R]
    AMERICAN - KY-2 Lewis, Ron [R]
    PORKER - KY-3 Yarmuth, John [D]
    AMERICAN - KY-4 Davis, Geoff [R]
    AMERICAN - KY-5 Rogers, Harold [R]
    PORKER - KY-6 Chandler, Ben [D]

    PORKER - LA-2 Jefferson, William [D]
    PORKER - LA-3 Melancon, Charles [D]
    AMERICAN - LA-4 McCrery, James [R]
    AMERICAN - LA-5 Alexander, Rodney [R]
    PORKER - LA-7 Boustany, Charles [R]

    PORKER - ME-1 Allen, Thomas [D]
    PORKER - ME-2 Michaud, Michael [D]

    PORKER - MD-1 Gilchrest, Wayne [R]
    PORKER - MD-2 Ruppersberger, C.A. [D]
    PORKER - MD-3 Sarbanes, John [D]
    No Vote MD-4 Wynn, Albert [D]
    PORKER - MD-5 Hoyer, Steny [D]
    AMERICAN - MD-6 Bartlett, Roscoe [R]
    PORKER - MD-7 Cummings, Elijah [D]
    PORKER - MD-8 Van Hollen, Christopher [D]

    PORKER - MA-1 Olver, John [D]
    PORKER - MA-2 Neal, Richard [D]
    PORKER - MA-3 McGovern, James [D]
    PORKER - MA-4 Frank, Barney [D]
    PORKER - MA-5 Tsongas, Niki [D]
    PORKER - MA-6 Tierney, John [D]
    PORKER - MA-7 Markey, Edward [D]
    PORKER - MA-8 Capuano, Michael [D]
    PORKER - MA-9 Lynch, Stephen [D]
    PORKER - MA-10 Delahunt, William [D]

    PORKER - MI-1 Stupak, Bart [D]
    AMERICAN - MI-2 Hoekstra, Peter [R]
    AMERICAN - MI-3 Ehlers, Vernon [R]
    AMERICAN - MI-4 Camp, David [R]
    PORKER - MI-5 Kildee, Dale [D]
    PORKER - MI-6 Upton, Frederick [R]
    No Vote MI-7 Walberg, Timothy [R]
    AMERICAN - MI-8 Rogers, Michael [R]
    PORKER - MI-9 Knollenberg, Joseph [R]
    PORKER - MI-10 Miller, Candice [R]
    AMERICAN - MI-11 McCotter, Thaddeus [R]
    PORKER - MI-12 Levin, Sander [D]
    PORKER - MI-13 Kilpatrick, Carolyn [D]
    PORKER - MI-14 Conyers, John [D]
    PORKER - MI-15 Dingell, John [D]

    PORKER - MN-1 Walz, Timothy [D]
    AMERICAN - MN-2 Kline, John [R]
    PORKER - MN-3 Ramstad, James [R]
    PORKER - MN-4 McCollum, Betty [D]
    PORKER - MN-5 Ellison, Keith [D]
    AMERICAN - MN-6 Bachmann, Michele [R]
    PORKER - MN-7 Peterson, Collin [D]
    PORKER - MN-8 Oberstar, James [D]

    PORKER - MS-2 Thompson, Bennie [D]
    PORKER - MS-3 Pickering, Charles [R]
    PORKER - MS-4 Taylor, Gene [D]

    PORKER - MO-1 Clay, William [D]
    AMERICAN - MO-2 Akin, W. [R]
    PORKER - MO-3 Carnahan, Russ [D]
    PORKER - MO-4 Skelton, Ike [D]
    PORKER - MO-5 Cleaver, Emanuel [D]
    AMERICAN - MO-6 Graves, Samuel [R]
    AMERICAN - MO-7 Blunt, Roy [R]
    PORKER - MO-8 Emerson, Jo Ann [R]
    AMERICAN - MO-9 Hulshof, Kenny [R]

    AMERICAN - MT-0 Rehberg, Dennis [R]

    AMERICAN - NE-1 Fortenberry, Jeffrey [R]
    AMERICAN - NE-2 Terry, Lee [R]
    AMERICAN - NE-3 Smith, Adrian [R]

    PORKER - NV-1 Berkley, Shelley [D]
    AMERICAN - NV-2 Heller, Dean [R]
    AMERICAN - NV-3 Porter, Jon [R]

    New Hampshire
    PORKER - NH-1 Shea-Porter, Carol [D]
    PORKER - NH-2 Hodes, Paul [D]

    New Jersey
    PORKER - NJ-1 Andrews, Robert [D]
    PORKER - NJ-2 LoBiondo, Frank [R]
    PORKER - NJ-3 Saxton, H. [R]
    AMERICAN - NJ-4 Smith, Christopher [R]
    AMERICAN - NJ-5 Garrett, E. [R]
    PORKER - NJ-6 Pallone, Frank [D]
    PORKER - NJ-7 Ferguson, Michael [R]
    PORKER - NJ-8 Pascrell, William [D]
    PORKER - NJ-9 Rothman, Steven [D]
    PORKER - NJ-10 Payne, Donald [D]
    PORKER - NJ-11 Frelinghuysen, Rodney [R]
    PORKER - NJ-12 Holt, Rush [D]
    PORKER - NJ-13 Sires, Albio [D]

    New Mexico
    AMERICAN - NM-1 Wilson, Heather [R]
    AMERICAN - NM-2 Pearce, Steven [R]
    PORKER - NM-3 Udall, Tom [D]

    New York
    PORKER - NY-1 Bishop, Timothy [D]
    PORKER - NY-2 Israel, Steve [D]
    PORKER - NY-3 King, Peter [R]
    PORKER - NY-4 McCarthy, Carolyn [D]
    PORKER - NY-5 Ackerman, Gary [D]
    PORKER - NY-6 Meeks, Gregory [D]
    PORKER - NY-7 Crowley, Joseph [D]
    PORKER - NY-8 Nadler, Jerrold [D]
    PORKER - NY-9 Weiner, Anthony [D]
    PORKER - NY-10 Towns, Edolphus [D]
    PORKER - NY-11 Clarke, Yvette [D]
    PORKER - NY-12 Velazquez, Nydia [D]
    PORKER - NY-13 Fossella, Vito [R]
    PORKER - NY-14 Maloney, Carolyn [D]
    No Vote NY-15 Rangel, Charles [D]
    PORKER - NY-16 Serrano, José [D]
    PORKER - NY-17 Engel, Eliot [D]
    PORKER - NY-18 Lowey, Nita [D]
    PORKER - NY-19 Hall, John [D]
    PORKER - NY-20 Gillibrand, Kirsten [D]
    PORKER - NY-21 McNulty, Michael [D]
    PORKER - NY-22 Hinchey, Maurice [D]
    PORKER - NY-23 McHugh, John [R]
    PORKER - NY-24 Arcuri, Michael [D]
    PORKER - NY-25 Walsh, James [R]
    AMERICAN - NY-26 Reynolds, Thomas [R]
    PORKER - NY-27 Higgins, Brian [D]
    PORKER - NY-28 Slaughter, Louise [D]
    AMERICAN - NY-29 Kuhl, John [R]

    North Carolina
    PORKER - NC-1 Butterfield, George [D]
    PORKER - NC-2 Etheridge, Bob [D]
    AMERICAN - NC-3 Jones, Walter [R]
    PORKER - NC-4 Price, David [D]
    AMERICAN - NC-5 Foxx, Virginia [R]
    AMERICAN - NC-6 Coble, Howard [R]
    PORKER - NC-7 McIntyre, Mike [D]
    PORKER - NC-8 HPORKER - s, Robin [R]
    AMERICAN - NC-9 Myrick, Sue [R]
    AMERICAN - NC-10 Mchenry, Patrick [R]
    PORKER - NC-11 Shuler, Heath [D]
    PORKER - NC-12 Watt, Melvin [D]
    PORKER - NC-13 Miller, R. [D]

    North Dakota
    PORKER - ND-0 Pomeroy, Earl [D]

    AMERICAN - OH-1 Chabot, Steven [R]
    AMERICAN - OH-2 Schmidt, Jean [R]
    AMERICAN - OH-3 Turner, Michael [R]
    AMERICAN - OH-4 Jordan, Jim [R]
    AMERICAN - OH-5 Latta, Robert [R]
    PORKER - OH-6 Wilson, Charles [D]
    PORKER - OH-7 Hobson, David [R]
    AMERICAN - OH-8 Boehner, John [R]
    PORKER - OH-9 Kaptur, Marcy [D]
    PORKER - OH-10 Kucinich, Dennis [D]
    PORKER - OH-11 Jones, Stephanie [D]
    AMERICAN - OH-12 Tiberi, Patrick [R]
    PORKER - OH-13 Sutton, Betty [D]
    PORKER - OH-14 LaTourette, Steven [R]
    PORKER - OH-15 Pryce, Deborah [R]
    PORKER - OH-16 Regula, Ralph [R]
    PORKER - OH-17 Ryan, Timothy [D]
    PORKER - OH-18 Space, Zachary [D]

    PORKER - OK-1 Sullivan, John [R]
    PORKER - OK-2 Boren, Dan [D]
    AMERICAN - OK-3 Lucas, Frank [R]
    AMERICAN - OK-4 Cole, Tom [R]
    AMERICAN - OK-5 Fallin, Mary [R]

    PORKER - OR-1 Wu, David [D]
    AMERICAN - OR-2 Walden, Greg [R]
    PORKER - OR-3 Blumenauer, Earl [D]
    PORKER - OR-4 DeFazio, Peter [D]
    PORKER - OR-5 Hooley, Darlene [D]

    PORKER - PA-1 Brady, Robert [D]
    PORKER - PA-2 Fattah, Chaka [D]
    PORKER - PA-3 English, Philip [R]
    PORKER - PA-4 Altmire, Jason [D]
    AMERICAN - PA-5 Peterson, John [R]
    PORKER - PA-6 Gerlach, Jim [R]
    PORKER - PA-7 Sestak, Joe [D]
    PORKER - PA-8 Murphy, Patrick [D]
    AMERICAN - PA-9 Shuster, William [R]
    PORKER - PA-10 Carney, Christopher [D]
    PORKER - PA-11 Kanjorski, Paul [D]
    PORKER - PA-12 Murtha, John [D]
    PORKER - PA-13 Schwartz, Allyson [D]
    PORKER - PA-14 Doyle, Michael [D]
    PORKER - PA-15 Dent, Charles [R]
    AMERICAN - PA-16 Pitts, Joseph [R]
    PORKER - PA-17 Holden, Tim [D]
    PORKER - PA-18 Murphy, Tim [R]
    PORKER - PA-19 Platts, Todd [R]

    Rhode Island
    PORKER - RI-1 Kennedy, Patrick [D]
    PORKER - RI-2 Langevin, James [D]

    South Carolina
    AMERICAN - SC-1 Brown, Henry [R]
    AMERICAN - SC-2 Wilson, Addison [R]
    AMERICAN - SC-3 Barrett, James [R]
    AMERICAN - SC-4 Inglis, Bob [R]
    PORKER - SC-5 Spratt, John [D]
    PORKER - SC-6 Clyburn, James [D]

    South Dakota
    PORKER - SD-0 Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie [D]

    AMERICAN - TN-1 Davis, David [R]
    AMERICAN - TN-2 Duncan, John [R]
    PORKER - TN-3 Wamp, Zach [R]
    PORKER - TN-4 Davis, Lincoln [D]
    PORKER - TN-5 Cooper, Jim [D]
    PORKER - TN-6 Gordon, Barton [D]
    AMERICAN - TN-7 Blackburn, Marsha [R]
    PORKER - TN-8 Tanner, John [D]
    PORKER - TN-9 Cohen, Steve [D]

    AMERICAN - TX-1 Gohmert, Louis [R]
    No Vote TX-2 Poe, Ted [R]
    AMERICAN - TX-3 Johnson, Samuel [R]
    AMERICAN - TX-4 Hall, Ralph [R]
    AMERICAN - TX-5 Hensarling, Jeb [R]
    AMERICAN - TX-6 Barton, Joe [R]
    AMERICAN - TX-7 Culberson, John [R]
    AMERICAN - TX-8 Brady, Kevin [R]
    PORKER - TX-9 Green, Al [D]
    AMERICAN - TX-10 McCaul, Michael [R]
    AMERICAN - TX-11 Conaway, K. [R]
    AMERICAN - TX-12 Granger, Kay [R]
    AMERICAN - TX-13 Thornberry, William [R]
    AMERICAN - TX-14 Paul, Ronald [R]
    AMERICAN - TX-15 Hinojosa, Rubén [D]
    PORKER - TX-16 Reyes, Silvestre [D]
    PORKER - TX-17 Edwards, Thomas [D]
    PORKER - TX-18 Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D]
    AMERICAN - TX-19 Neugebauer, Randy [R]
    No Vote TX-20 Gonzalez, Charles [D]
    PORKER - TX-21 Smith, Lamar [R]
    AMERICAN - TX-22 Lampson, Nicholas [D]
    PORKER - TX-23 Rodriguez, Ciro [D]
    AMERICAN - TX-24 Marchant, Kenny [R]
    PORKER - TX-25 Doggett, Lloyd [D]
    AMERICAN - TX-26 Burgess, Michael [R]
    PORKER - TX-27 Ortiz, Solomon [D]
    PORKER - TX-28 Cuellar, Henry [D]
    PORKER - TX-29 Green, Raymond [D]
    No Vote TX-30 Johnson, Eddie [D]
    AMERICAN - TX-31 Carter, John [R]
    AMERICAN - TX-32 Sessions, Peter [R]

    AMERICAN - UT-1 Bishop, Rob [R]
    PORKER - UT-2 Matheson, Jim [D]
    AMERICAN - UT-3 Cannon, Christopher [R]

    No Vote VT-0 Welch, Peter [D]

    AMERICAN - VA-1 Wittman, Rob [R]
    AMERICAN - VA-2 Drake, Thelma [R]
    PORKER - VA-3 Scott, Robert [D]
    AMERICAN - VA-4 Forbes, James [R]
    AMERICAN - VA-5 Goode, Virgil [R]
    AMERICAN - VA-6 Goodlatte, Robert [R]
    AMERICAN - VA-7 Cantor, Eric [R]
    PORKER - VA-8 Moran, James [D]
    PORKER - VA-9 Boucher, Frederick [D]
    AMERICAN - VA-10 Wolf, Frank [R]
    PORKER - VA-11 Davis, Thomas [R]

    PORKER - WA-1 Inslee, Jay [D]
    PORKER - WA-2 Larsen, Rick [D]
    PORKER - WA-3 Baird, Brian [D]
    AMERICAN - WA-4 Hastings, Doc [R]
    AMERICAN - WA-5 McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R]
    PORKER - WA-6 Dicks, Norman [D]
    PORKER - WA-7 McDermott, James [D]
    AMERICAN - WA-8 Reichert, Dave [R]
    PORKER - WA-9 Smith, Adam [D]

    West Virginia
    PORKER - WV-1 Mollohan, Alan [D]
    PORKER - WV-2 Capito, Shelley [R]
    PORKER - WV-3 Rahall, Nick [D]

    AMERICAN - WI-1 Ryan, Paul [R]
    PORKER - WI-2 Baldwin, Tammy [D]
    PORKER - WI-3 Kind, Ronald [D]
    PORKER - WI-4 Moore, Gwen [D]
    PORKER - WI-5 Sensenbrenner, F. [R]
    AMERICAN - WI-6 Petri, Thomas [R]
    PORKER - WI-7 Obey, David [D]
    PORKER - WI-8 Kagen, Steve [D]

    AMERICAN - WY-0 Cubin, Barbara [R]


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    CVPunk, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 2:50pm

    Re: McCain?

    He voted for it, then complained later about it.
    Pretty much the same way he has handled everything.
    It's good one minute, bad the next. All depends on who he is talking to and who is listening.


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    Ferris Bueller, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 2:55pm

    Re: Useless

    Economics Teacher (Played by Ben Stein):

    In 1930, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, in an effort to alleviate the effects of the... Anyone? Anyone?... the Great Depression, passed the... Anyone? Anyone? The tariff bill? The Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act? Which, anyone? Raised or lowered?... raised tariffs, in an effort to collect more revenue for the federal government. Did it work? Anyone? Anyone know the effects? It did not work, and the United States sank deeper into the Great Depression. Today we have a similar debate over this. Anyone know what this is? Class? Anyone? Anyone? Anyone seen this before? The Laffer Curve. Anyone know what this says? It says that at this point on the revenue curve, you will get exactly the same amount of revenue as at this point. This is very controversial. Does anyone know what Vice President Bush called this in 1980? Anyone? Something-d-o-o economics. "Voodoo" economics.


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    United States of Pork, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 3:47pm

    FIXED - ROLL CALL 681- Motion to Confirm Senate Amendments

    AMERICAN = Voted "Nay"
    PORKER = Voted "Yea"

    AMERICAN- AL-1 Bonner, Jo [R]
    AMERICAN- AL-2 Everett, Terry [R]
    AMERICAN- AL-3 Rogers, Michael [R]
    PORKER- AL-4 Aderholt, Robert [R]
    AMERICAN- AL-5 Cramer, Robert [D]
    AMERICAN- AL-6 Bachus, Spencer [R]
    AMERICAN- AL-7 Davis, Artur [D]

    PORKER- AK-0 Young, Donald [R]

    PORKER- AZ-1 Renzi, Rick [R]
    PORKER- AZ-2 Franks, Trent [R]
    AMERICAN- AZ-3 Shadegg, John [R]
    AMERICAN- AZ-4 Pastor, Edward [D]
    AMERICAN- AZ-5 Mitchell, Harry [D]
    PORKER- AZ-6 Flake, Jeff [R]
    PORKER- AZ-7 Grijalva, Raul [D]
    AMERICAN- AZ-8 Giffords, Gabrielle [D]

    AMERICAN- AR-1 Berry, Robert [D]
    AMERICAN- AR-2 Snyder, Victor [D]
    AMERICAN- AR-3 Boozman, John [R]
    AMERICAN- AR-4 Ross, Mike [D]

    AMERICAN- CA-1 Thompson, C. [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-2 Herger, Walter [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-3 Lungren, Daniel [R]
    PORKER- CA-4 Doolittle, John [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-5 Matsui, Doris [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-6 Woolsey, Lynn [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-7 Miller, George [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-8 Pelosi, Nancy [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-9 Lee, Barbara [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-10 Tauscher, Ellen [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-11 McNerney, Jerry [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-12 Speier, Jackie [D]
    PORKER- CA-13 Stark, Fortney [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-14 Eshoo, Anna [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-15 Honda, Michael [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-16 Lofgren, Zoe [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-17 Farr, Sam [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-18 Cardoza, Dennis [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-19 Radanovich, George [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-20 Costa, Jim [D]
    PORKER- CA-21 Nunes, Devin [R]
    PORKER- CA-22 McCarthy, Kevin [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-23 Capps, Lois [D]
    PORKER- CA-24 Gallegly, Elton [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-25 McKeon, Howard [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-26 Dreier, David [R]
    PORKER- CA-27 Sherman, Brad [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-28 Berman, Howard [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-29 Schiff, Adam [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-30 Waxman, Henry [D]
    PORKER- CA-31 Becerra, Xavier [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-32 Solis, Hilda [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-33 Watson, Diane [D]
    PORKER- CA-34 Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-35 Waters, Maxine [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-36 Harman, Jane [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-37 Richardson, Laura [D]
    PORKER- CA-38 Napolitano, Grace [D]
    PORKER- CA-39 Sanchez, Linda [D]
    PORKER- CA-40 Royce, Edward [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-41 Lewis, Jerry [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-42 Miller, Gary [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-43 Baca, Joe [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-44 Calvert, Ken [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-45 Bono Mack, Mary [R]
    PORKER- CA-46 Rohrabacher, Dana [R]
    PORKER- CA-47 Sanchez, Loretta [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-48 Campbell, John [R]
    PORKER- CA-49 Issa, Darrell [R]
    PORKER- CA-50 Bilbray, Brian [R]
    PORKER- CA-51 Filner, Bob [D]
    PORKER- CA-52 Hunter, Duncan [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-53 Davis, Susan [D]

    AMERICAN- CO-1 DeGette, Diana [D]
    PORKER- CO-2 Udall, Mark [D]
    PORKER- CO-3 Salazar, John [D]
    PORKER- CO-4 Musgrave, Marilyn [R]
    PORKER- CO-5 Lamborn, Doug [R]
    AMERICAN- CO-6 Tancredo, Thomas [R]
    AMERICAN- CO-7 Perlmutter, Ed [D]

    AMERICAN- CT-1 Larson, John [D]
    PORKER- CT-2 Courtney, Joe [D]
    AMERICAN- CT-3 DeLauro, Rosa [D]
    AMERICAN- CT-4 Shays, Christopher [R]
    AMERICAN- CT-5 Murphy, Christopher [D]

    AMERICAN- DE-0 Castle, Michael [R]

    PORKER- FL-1 Miller, Jeff [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-2 Boyd, F. [D]
    AMERICAN- FL-3 Brown, Corrine [D]
    AMERICAN- FL-4 Crenshaw, Ander [R]
    PORKER- FL-5 Brown-Waite, Virginia [R]
    PORKER- FL-6 Stearns, Clifford [R]
    PORKER- FL-7 Mica, John [R]
    PORKER- FL-8 Keller, Ric [R]
    PORKER- FL-9 Bilirakis, Gus [R]
    PORKER- FL-10 Young, C. W. [R]
    PORKER- FL-11 Castor, Kathy [D]
    AMERICAN- FL-12 Putnam, Adam [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-13 Buchanan, Vern [R]
    PORKER- FL-14 Mack, Connie [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-15 Weldon, David [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-16 Mahoney, Tim [D]
    AMERICAN- FL-17 Meek, Kendrick [D]
    AMERICAN- FL-18 Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-19 Wexler, Robert [D]
    AMERICAN- FL-20 Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D]
    PORKER- FL-21 Diaz-Balart, Lincoln [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-22 Klein, Ron [D]
    AMERICAN- FL-23 Hastings, Alcee [D]
    PORKER- FL-24 Feeney, Tom [R]
    PORKER- FL-25 Diaz-Balart, Mario [R]

    PORKER- GA-1 Kingston, Jack [R]
    AMERICAN- GA-2 Bishop, Sanford [D]
    PORKER- GA-3 Westmoreland, Lynn [R]
    PORKER- GA-4 Johnson, Henry [D]
    AMERICAN- GA-5 Lewis, John [D]
    PORKER- GA-6 Price, Tom [R]
    PORKER- GA-7 Linder, John [R]
    AMERICAN- GA-8 Marshall, James [D]
    PORKER- GA-9 Deal, Nathan [R]
    PORKER- GA-10 Broun, Paul [R]
    PORKER- GA-11 Gingrey, John [R]
    PORKER- GA-12 Barrow, John [D]
    AMERICAN- GA-13 Scott, David [D]

    AMERICAN- HI-1 Abercrombie, Neil [D]
    AMERICAN- HI-2 Hirono, Mazie [D]

    PORKER- ID-1 Sali, Bill [R]
    AMERICAN- ID-2 Simpson, Michael [R]

    AMERICAN- IL-1 Rush, Bobby [D]
    AMERICAN- IL-2 Jackson, Jesse [D]
    PORKER- IL-3 Lipinski, Daniel [D]
    AMERICAN- IL-4 Gutierrez, Luis [D]
    AMERICAN- IL-5 Emanuel, Rahm [D]
    PORKER- IL-6 Roskam, Peter [R]
    AMERICAN- IL-7 Davis, Danny [D]
    AMERICAN- IL-8 Bean, Melissa [D]
    AMERICAN- IL-9 Schakowsky, Janice [D]
    AMERICAN- IL-10 Kirk, Mark [R]
    AMERICAN- IL-11 Weller, Gerald [R]
    PORKER- IL-12 Costello, Jerry [D]
    AMERICAN- IL-13 Biggert, Judy [R]
    AMERICAN- IL-14 Foster, Bill [D]
    PORKER- IL-15 Johnson, Timothy [R]
    PORKER- IL-16 Manzullo, Donald [R]
    AMERICAN- IL-17 Hare, Phil [D]
    AMERICAN- IL-18 LaHood, Ray [R]
    PORKER- IL-19 Shimkus, John [R]

    PORKER- IN-1 Visclosky, Peter [D]
    AMERICAN- IN-2 Donnelly, Joe [D]
    AMERICAN- IN-3 Souder, Mark [R]
    PORKER- IN-4 Buyer, Stephen [R]
    PORKER- IN-5 Burton, Dan [R]
    PORKER- IN-6 Pence, Mike [R]
    AMERICAN- IN-7 Carson, André [D]
    AMERICAN- IN-8 Ellsworth, Brad [D]
    PORKER- IN-9 Hill, Baron [D]

    AMERICAN- IA-1 Braley, Bruce [D]
    AMERICAN- IA-2 Loebsack, David [D]
    AMERICAN- IA-3 Boswell, Leonard [D]
    PORKER- IA-4 Latham, Thomas [R]
    PORKER- IA-5 King, Steve [R]

    PORKER- KS-1 Moran, Jerry [R]
    PORKER- KS-2 Boyda, Nancy [D]
    AMERICAN- KS-3 Moore, Dennis [D]
    PORKER- KS-4 Tiahrt, Todd [R]

    PORKER- KY-1 Whitfield, Edward [R]
    AMERICAN- KY-2 Lewis, Ron [R]
    AMERICAN- KY-3 Yarmuth, John [D]
    PORKER- KY-4 Davis, Geoff [R]
    AMERICAN- KY-5 Rogers, Harold [R]
    PORKER- KY-6 Chandler, Ben [D]

    PORKER- LA-1 Scalise, Steve [R]
    PORKER- LA-2 Jefferson, William [D]
    AMERICAN- LA-3 Melancon, Charles [D]
    AMERICAN- LA-4 McCrery, James [R]
    AMERICAN- LA-5 Alexander, Rodney [R]
    PORKER- LA-6 Cazayoux, Donald [D]
    AMERICAN- LA-7 Boustany, Charles [R]

    AMERICAN- ME-1 Allen, Thomas [D]
    PORKER- ME-2 Michaud, Michael [D]

    AMERICAN- MD-1 Gilchrest, Wayne [R]
    AMERICAN- MD-2 Ruppersberger, C.A. [D]
    AMERICAN- MD-3 Sarbanes, John [D]
    AMERICAN- MD-4 Edwards, Donna [D]
    AMERICAN- MD-5 Hoyer, Steny [D]
    PORKER- MD-6 Bartlett, Roscoe [R]
    AMERICAN- MD-7 Cummings, Elijah [D]
    AMERICAN- MD-8 Van Hollen, Christopher [D]

    AMERICAN- MA-1 Olver, John [D]
    AMERICAN- MA-2 Neal, Richard [D]
    AMERICAN- MA-3 McGovern, James [D]
    AMERICAN- MA-4 Frank, Barney [D]
    AMERICAN- MA-5 Tsongas, Niki [D]
    AMERICAN- MA-6 Tierney, John [D]
    AMERICAN- MA-7 Markey, Edward [D]
    AMERICAN- MA-8 Capuano, Michael [D]
    PORKER- MA-9 Lynch, Stephen [D]
    PORKER- MA-10 Delahunt, William [D]

    PORKER- MI-1 Stupak, Bart [D]
    AMERICAN- MI-2 Hoekstra, Peter [R]
    AMERICAN- MI-3 Ehlers, Vernon [R]
    AMERICAN- MI-4 Camp, David [R]
    AMERICAN- MI-5 Kildee, Dale [D]
    AMERICAN- MI-6 Upton, Frederick [R]
    PORKER- MI-7 Walberg, Timothy [R]
    PORKER- MI-8 Rogers, Michael [R]
    AMERICAN- MI-9 Knollenberg, Joseph [R]
    PORKER- MI-10 Miller, Candice [R]
    PORKER- MI-11 McCotter, Thaddeus [R]
    AMERICAN- MI-12 Levin, Sander [D]
    AMERICAN- MI-13 Kilpatrick, Carolyn [D]
    PORKER- MI-14 Conyers, John [D]
    AMERICAN- MI-15 Dingell, John [D]

    PORKER- MN-1 Walz, Timothy [D]
    AMERICAN- MN-2 Kline, John [R]
    AMERICAN- MN-3 Ramstad, James [R]
    AMERICAN- MN-4 McCollum, Betty [D]
    AMERICAN- MN-5 Ellison, Keith [D]
    PORKER- MN-6 Bachmann, Michele [R]
    PORKER- MN-7 Peterson, Collin [D]
    AMERICAN- MN-8 Oberstar, James [D]

    PORKER- MS-1 Childers, Travis [D]
    PORKER- MS-2 Thompson, Bennie [D]
    AMERICAN- MS-3 Pickering, Charles [R]
    PORKER- MS-4 Taylor, Gene [D]

    PORKER- MO-1 Clay, William [D]
    PORKER- MO-2 Akin, W. [R]
    AMERICAN- MO-3 Carnahan, Russ [D]
    AMERICAN- MO-4 Skelton, Ike [D]
    AMERICAN- MO-5 Cleaver, Emanuel [D]
    PORKER- MO-6 Graves, Samuel [R]
    AMERICAN- MO-7 Blunt, Roy [R]
    AMERICAN- MO-8 Emerson, Jo Ann [R]
    PORKER- MO-9 Hulshof, Kenny [R]

    PORKER- MT-0 Rehberg, Dennis [R]

    PORKER- NE-1 Fortenberry, Jeffrey [R]
    AMERICAN- NE-2 Terry, Lee [R]
    PORKER- NE-3 Smith, Adrian [R]

    AMERICAN- NV-1 Berkley, Shelley [D]
    PORKER- NV-2 Heller, Dean [R]
    AMERICAN- NV-3 Porter, Jon [R]

    New Hampshire
    PORKER- NH-1 Shea-Porter, Carol [D]
    PORKER- NH-2 Hodes, Paul [D]

    New Jersey
    AMERICAN- NJ-1 Andrews, Robert [D]
    PORKER- NJ-2 LoBiondo, Frank [R]
    AMERICAN- NJ-3 Saxton, H. [R]
    PORKER- NJ-4 Smith, Christopher [R]
    PORKER- NJ-5 Garrett, E. [R]
    AMERICAN- NJ-6 Pallone, Frank [D]
    AMERICAN- NJ-7 Ferguson, Michael [R]
    AMERICAN- NJ-8 Pascrell, William [D]
    PORKER- NJ-9 Rothman, Steven [D]
    PORKER- NJ-10 Payne, Donald [D]
    AMERICAN- NJ-11 Frelinghuysen, Rodney [R]
    AMERICAN- NJ-12 Holt, Rush [D]
    AMERICAN- NJ-13 Sires, Albio [D]

    New Mexico
    AMERICAN- NM-1 Wilson, Heather [R]
    PORKER- NM-2 Pearce, Steven [R]
    PORKER- NM-3 Udall, Tom [D]

    New York
    AMERICAN- NY-1 Bishop, Timothy [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-2 Israel, Steve [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-3 King, Peter [R]
    AMERICAN- NY-4 McCarthy, Carolyn [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-5 Ackerman, Gary [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-6 Meeks, Gregory [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-7 Crowley, Joseph [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-8 Nadler, Jerrold [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-9 Weiner, Anthony [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-10 Towns, Edolphus [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-11 Clarke, Yvette [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-12 Velazquez, Nydia [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-13 Fossella, Vito [R]
    AMERICAN- NY-14 Maloney, Carolyn [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-15 Rangel, Charles [D]
    PORKER- NY-16 Serrano, José [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-17 Engel, Eliot [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-18 Lowey, Nita [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-19 Hall, John [D]
    PORKER- NY-20 Gillibrand, Kirsten [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-21 McNulty, Michael [D]
    PORKER- NY-22 Hinchey, Maurice [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-23 McHugh, John [R]
    AMERICAN- NY-24 Arcuri, Michael [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-25 Walsh, James [R]
    AMERICAN- NY-26 Reynolds, Thomas [R]
    AMERICAN- NY-27 Higgins, Brian [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-28 Slaughter, Louise [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-29 Kuhl, John [R]

    North Carolina
    PORKER- NC-1 Butterfield, George [D]
    AMERICAN- NC-2 Etheridge, Bob [D]
    PORKER- NC-3 Jones, Walter [R]
    AMERICAN- NC-4 Price, David [D]
    PORKER- NC-5 Foxx, Virginia [R]
    AMERICAN- NC-6 Coble, Howard [R]
    PORKER- NC-7 McIntyre, Mike [D]
    PORKER- NC-8 HAMERICAN- s, Robin [R]
    AMERICAN- NC-9 Myrick, Sue [R]
    PORKER- NC-10 Mchenry, Patrick [R]
    PORKER- NC-11 Shuler, Heath [D]
    AMERICAN- NC-12 Watt, Melvin [D]
    AMERICAN- NC-13 Miller, R. [D]

    North Dakota
    AMERICAN- ND-0 Pomeroy, Earl [D]

    PORKER- OH-1 Chabot, Steven [R]
    AMERICAN- OH-2 Schmidt, Jean [R]
    PORKER- OH-3 Turner, Michael [R]
    PORKER- OH-4 Jordan, Jim [R]
    PORKER- OH-5 Latta, Robert [R]
    AMERICAN- OH-6 Wilson, Charles [D]
    AMERICAN- OH-7 Hobson, David [R]
    AMERICAN- OH-8 Boehner, John [R]
    PORKER- OH-9 Kaptur, Marcy [D]
    PORKER- OH-10 Kucinich, Dennis [D]
    AMERICAN- OH-12 Tiberi, Patrick [R]
    AMERICAN- OH-13 Sutton, Betty [D]
    PORKER- OH-14 LaTourette, Steven [R]
    AMERICAN- OH-15 Pryce, Deborah [R]
    AMERICAN- OH-16 Regula, Ralph [R]
    AMERICAN- OH-17 Ryan, Timothy [D]
    AMERICAN- OH-18 Space, Zachary [D]

    AMERICAN- OK-1 Sullivan, John [R]
    AMERICAN- OK-2 Boren, Dan [D]
    PORKER- OK-3 Lucas, Frank [R]
    AMERICAN- OK-4 Cole, Tom [R]
    AMERICAN- OK-5 Fallin, Mary [R]

    AMERICAN- OR-1 Wu, David [D]
    AMERICAN- OR-2 Walden, Greg [R]
    PORKER- OR-3 Blumenauer, Earl [D]
    PORKER- OR-4 DeFazio, Peter [D]
    AMERICAN- OR-5 Hooley, Darlene [D]

    AMERICAN- PA-1 Brady, Robert [D]
    AMERICAN- PA-2 Fattah, Chaka [D]
    PORKER- PA-3 English, Philip [R]
    PORKER- PA-4 Altmire, Jason [D]
    AMERICAN- PA-5 Peterson, John [R]
    AMERICAN- PA-6 Gerlach, Jim [R]
    AMERICAN- PA-7 Sestak, Joe [D]
    AMERICAN- PA-8 Murphy, Patrick [D]
    AMERICAN- PA-9 Shuster, William [R]
    PORKER- PA-10 Carney, Christopher [D]
    AMERICAN- PA-11 Kanjorski, Paul [D]
    AMERICAN- PA-12 Murtha, John [D]
    AMERICAN- PA-13 Schwartz, Allyson [D]
    AMERICAN- PA-14 Doyle, Michael [D]
    AMERICAN- PA-15 Dent, Charles [R]
    PORKER- PA-16 Pitts, Joseph [R]
    PORKER- PA-17 Holden, Tim [D]
    PORKER- PA-18 Murphy, Tim [R]
    PORKER- PA-19 Platts, Todd [R]

    Rhode Island
    AMERICAN- RI-1 Kennedy, Patrick [D]
    AMERICAN- RI-2 Langevin, James [D]

    South Carolina
    AMERICAN- SC-1 Brown, Henry [R]
    AMERICAN- SC-2 Wilson, Addison [R]
    AMERICAN- SC-3 Barrett, James [R]
    AMERICAN- SC-4 Inglis, Bob [R]
    AMERICAN- SC-5 Spratt, John [D]
    AMERICAN- SC-6 Clyburn, James [D]

    South Dakota
    PORKER- SD-0 Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie [D]

    PORKER- TN-1 Davis, David [R]
    PORKER- TN-2 Duncan, John [R]
    AMERICAN- TN-3 Wamp, Zach [R]
    PORKER- TN-4 Davis, Lincoln [D]
    AMERICAN- TN-5 Cooper, Jim [D]
    AMERICAN- TN-6 Gordon, Barton [D]
    PORKER- TN-7 Blackburn, Marsha [R]
    AMERICAN- TN-8 Tanner, John [D]
    AMERICAN- TN-9 Cohen, Steve [D]

    PORKER- TX-1 Gohmert, Louis [R]
    PORKER- TX-2 Poe, Ted [R]
    PORKER- TX-3 Johnson, Samuel [R]
    PORKER- TX-4 Hall, Ralph [R]
    PORKER- TX-5 Hensarling, Jeb [R]
    PORKER- TX-6 Barton, Joe [R]
    PORKER- TX-7 Culberson, John [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-8 Brady, Kevin [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-9 Green, Al [D]
    PORKER- TX-10 McCaul, Michael [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-11 Conaway, K. [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-12 Granger, Kay [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-13 Thornberry, William [R]
    PORKER- TX-14 Paul, Ronald [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-15 Hinojosa, Rubén [D]
    AMERICAN- TX-16 Reyes, Silvestre [D]
    AMERICAN- TX-17 Edwards, Thomas [D]
    AMERICAN- TX-18 Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D]
    PORKER- TX-19 Neugebauer, Randy [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-20 Gonzalez, Charles [D]
    AMERICAN- TX-21 Smith, Lamar [R]
    PORKER- TX-22 Lampson, Nicholas [D]
    PORKER- TX-23 Rodriguez, Ciro [D]
    PORKER- TX-24 Marchant, Kenny [R]
    PORKER- TX-25 Doggett, Lloyd [D]
    PORKER- TX-26 Burgess, Michael [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-27 Ortiz, Solomon [D]
    AMERICAN- TX-28 Cuellar, Henry [D]
    PORKER- TX-29 Green, Raymond [D]
    AMERICAN- TX-30 Johnson, Eddie [D]
    PORKER- TX-31 Carter, John [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-32 Sessions, Peter [R]

    PORKER- UT-1 Bishop, Rob [R]
    PORKER- UT-2 Matheson, Jim [D]
    AMERICAN- UT-3 Cannon, Christopher [R]

    AMERICAN- VT-0 Welch, Peter [D]

    PORKER- VA-1 Wittman, Rob [R]
    PORKER- VA-2 Drake, Thelma [R]
    PORKER- VA-3 Scott, Robert [D]
    PORKER- VA-4 Forbes, James [R]
    PORKER- VA-5 Goode, Virgil [R]
    PORKER- VA-6 Goodlatte, Robert [R]
    AMERICAN- VA-7 Cantor, Eric [R]
    AMERICAN- VA-8 Moran, James [D]
    AMERICAN- VA-9 Boucher, Frederick [D]
    AMERICAN- VA-10 Wolf, Frank [R]
    AMERICAN- VA-11 Davis, Thomas [R]

    PORKER- WA-1 Inslee, Jay [D]
    AMERICAN- WA-2 Larsen, Rick [D]
    AMERICAN- WA-3 Baird, Brian [D]
    PORKER- WA-4 Hastings, Doc [R]
    PORKER- WA-5 McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R]
    AMERICAN- WA-6 Dicks, Norman [D]
    PORKER- WA-7 McDermott, James [D]
    PORKER- WA-8 Reichert, Dave [R]
    AMERICAN- WA-9 Smith, Adam [D]

    West Virginia
    AMERICAN- WV-1 Mollohan, Alan [D]
    PORKER- WV-2 Capito, Shelley [R]
    AMERICAN- WV-3 Rahall, Nick [D]

    AMERICAN- WI-1 Ryan, Paul [R]
    AMERICAN- WI-2 Baldwin, Tammy [D]
    AMERICAN- WI-3 Kind, Ronald [D]
    AMERICAN- WI-4 Moore, Gwen [D]
    PORKER- WI-5 Sensenbrenner, F. [R]
    PORKER- WI-6 Petri, Thomas [R]
    AMERICAN- WI-7 Obey, David [D]
    PORKER- WI-8 Kagen, Steve [D]

    AMERICAN- WY-0 Cubin, Barbara [R]


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    United States of Pork, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 3:52pm

    FIXED - ROLL CALL 681- Motion to Confirm Senate Amendments

    AMERICAN = Voted "Nay"
    PORKER = Voted "Yea"

    PORKER- AL-1 Bonner, Jo [R]
    PORKER- AL-2 Everett, Terry [R]
    PORKER- AL-3 Rogers, Michael [R]
    AMERICAN- AL-4 Aderholt, Robert [R]
    PORKER- AL-5 Cramer, Robert [D]
    PORKER- AL-6 Bachus, Spencer [R]
    PORKER- AL-7 Davis, Artur [D]

    AMERICAN- AK-0 Young, Donald [R]

    AMERICAN- AZ-1 Renzi, Rick [R]
    AMERICAN- AZ-2 Franks, Trent [R]
    PORKER- AZ-3 Shadegg, John [R]
    PORKER- AZ-4 Pastor, Edward [D]
    PORKER- AZ-5 Mitchell, Harry [D]
    AMERICAN- AZ-6 Flake, Jeff [R]
    AMERICAN- AZ-7 Grijalva, Raul [D]
    PORKER- AZ-8 Giffords, Gabrielle [D]

    PORKER- AR-1 Berry, Robert [D]
    PORKER- AR-2 Snyder, Victor [D]
    PORKER- AR-3 Boozman, John [R]
    PORKER- AR-4 Ross, Mike [D]

    PORKER- CA-1 Thompson, C. [D]
    PORKER- CA-2 Herger, Walter [R]
    PORKER- CA-3 Lungren, Daniel [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-4 Doolittle, John [R]
    PORKER- CA-5 Matsui, Doris [D]
    PORKER- CA-6 Woolsey, Lynn [D]
    PORKER- CA-7 Miller, George [D]
    PORKER- CA-8 Pelosi, Nancy [D]
    PORKER- CA-9 Lee, Barbara [D]
    PORKER- CA-10 Tauscher, Ellen [D]
    PORKER- CA-11 McNerney, Jerry [D]
    PORKER- CA-12 Speier, Jackie [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-13 Stark, Fortney [D]
    PORKER- CA-14 Eshoo, Anna [D]
    PORKER- CA-15 Honda, Michael [D]
    PORKER- CA-16 Lofgren, Zoe [D]
    PORKER- CA-17 Farr, Sam [D]
    PORKER- CA-18 Cardoza, Dennis [D]
    PORKER- CA-19 Radanovich, George [R]
    PORKER- CA-20 Costa, Jim [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-21 Nunes, Devin [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-22 McCarthy, Kevin [R]
    PORKER- CA-23 Capps, Lois [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-24 Gallegly, Elton [R]
    PORKER- CA-25 McKeon, Howard [R]
    PORKER- CA-26 Dreier, David [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-27 Sherman, Brad [D]
    PORKER- CA-28 Berman, Howard [D]
    PORKER- CA-29 Schiff, Adam [D]
    PORKER- CA-30 Waxman, Henry [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-31 Becerra, Xavier [D]
    PORKER- CA-32 Solis, Hilda [D]
    PORKER- CA-33 Watson, Diane [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-34 Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D]
    PORKER- CA-35 Waters, Maxine [D]
    PORKER- CA-36 Harman, Jane [D]
    PORKER- CA-37 Richardson, Laura [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-38 Napolitano, Grace [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-39 Sanchez, Linda [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-40 Royce, Edward [R]
    PORKER- CA-41 Lewis, Jerry [R]
    PORKER- CA-42 Miller, Gary [R]
    PORKER- CA-43 Baca, Joe [D]
    PORKER- CA-44 Calvert, Ken [R]
    PORKER- CA-45 Bono Mack, Mary [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-46 Rohrabacher, Dana [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-47 Sanchez, Loretta [D]
    PORKER- CA-48 Campbell, John [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-49 Issa, Darrell [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-50 Bilbray, Brian [R]
    AMERICAN- CA-51 Filner, Bob [D]
    AMERICAN- CA-52 Hunter, Duncan [R]
    PORKER- CA-53 Davis, Susan [D]

    PORKER- CO-1 DeGette, Diana [D]
    AMERICAN- CO-2 Udall, Mark [D]
    AMERICAN- CO-3 Salazar, John [D]
    AMERICAN- CO-4 Musgrave, Marilyn [R]
    AMERICAN- CO-5 Lamborn, Doug [R]
    PORKER- CO-6 Tancredo, Thomas [R]
    PORKER- CO-7 Perlmutter, Ed [D]

    PORKER- CT-1 Larson, John [D]
    AMERICAN- CT-2 Courtney, Joe [D]
    PORKER- CT-3 DeLauro, Rosa [D]
    PORKER- CT-4 Shays, Christopher [R]
    PORKER- CT-5 Murphy, Christopher [D]

    PORKER- DE-0 Castle, Michael [R]

    AMERICAN- FL-1 Miller, Jeff [R]
    PORKER- FL-2 Boyd, F. [D]
    PORKER- FL-3 Brown, Corrine [D]
    PORKER- FL-4 Crenshaw, Ander [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-5 Brown-Waite, Virginia [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-6 Stearns, Clifford [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-7 Mica, John [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-8 Keller, Ric [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-9 Bilirakis, Gus [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-10 Young, C. W. [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-11 Castor, Kathy [D]
    PORKER- FL-12 Putnam, Adam [R]
    PORKER- FL-13 Buchanan, Vern [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-14 Mack, Connie [R]
    PORKER- FL-15 Weldon, David [R]
    PORKER- FL-16 Mahoney, Tim [D]
    PORKER- FL-17 Meek, Kendrick [D]
    PORKER- FL-18 Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R]
    PORKER- FL-19 Wexler, Robert [D]
    PORKER- FL-20 Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D]
    AMERICAN- FL-21 Diaz-Balart, Lincoln [R]
    PORKER- FL-22 Klein, Ron [D]
    PORKER- FL-23 Hastings, Alcee [D]
    AMERICAN- FL-24 Feeney, Tom [R]
    AMERICAN- FL-25 Diaz-Balart, Mario [R]

    AMERICAN- GA-1 Kingston, Jack [R]
    PORKER- GA-2 Bishop, Sanford [D]
    AMERICAN- GA-3 Westmoreland, Lynn [R]
    AMERICAN- GA-4 Johnson, Henry [D]
    PORKER- GA-5 Lewis, John [D]
    AMERICAN- GA-6 Price, Tom [R]
    AMERICAN- GA-7 Linder, John [R]
    PORKER- GA-8 Marshall, James [D]
    AMERICAN- GA-9 Deal, Nathan [R]
    AMERICAN- GA-10 Broun, Paul [R]
    AMERICAN- GA-11 Gingrey, John [R]
    AMERICAN- GA-12 Barrow, John [D]
    PORKER- GA-13 Scott, David [D]

    PORKER- HI-1 Abercrombie, Neil [D]
    PORKER- HI-2 Hirono, Mazie [D]

    AMERICAN- ID-1 Sali, Bill [R]
    PORKER- ID-2 Simpson, Michael [R]

    PORKER- IL-1 Rush, Bobby [D]
    PORKER- IL-2 Jackson, Jesse [D]
    AMERICAN- IL-3 Lipinski, Daniel [D]
    PORKER- IL-4 Gutierrez, Luis [D]
    PORKER- IL-5 Emanuel, Rahm [D]
    AMERICAN- IL-6 Roskam, Peter [R]
    PORKER- IL-7 Davis, Danny [D]
    PORKER- IL-8 Bean, Melissa [D]
    PORKER- IL-9 Schakowsky, Janice [D]
    PORKER- IL-10 Kirk, Mark [R]
    PORKER- IL-11 Weller, Gerald [R]
    AMERICAN- IL-12 Costello, Jerry [D]
    PORKER- IL-13 Biggert, Judy [R]
    PORKER- IL-14 Foster, Bill [D]
    AMERICAN- IL-15 Johnson, Timothy [R]
    AMERICAN- IL-16 Manzullo, Donald [R]
    PORKER- IL-17 Hare, Phil [D]
    PORKER- IL-18 LaHood, Ray [R]
    AMERICAN- IL-19 Shimkus, John [R]

    AMERICAN- IN-1 Visclosky, Peter [D]
    PORKER- IN-2 Donnelly, Joe [D]
    PORKER- IN-3 Souder, Mark [R]
    AMERICAN- IN-4 Buyer, Stephen [R]
    AMERICAN- IN-5 Burton, Dan [R]
    AMERICAN- IN-6 Pence, Mike [R]
    PORKER- IN-7 Carson, André [D]
    PORKER- IN-8 Ellsworth, Brad [D]
    AMERICAN- IN-9 Hill, Baron [D]

    PORKER- IA-1 Braley, Bruce [D]
    PORKER- IA-2 Loebsack, David [D]
    PORKER- IA-3 Boswell, Leonard [D]
    AMERICAN- IA-4 Latham, Thomas [R]
    AMERICAN- IA-5 King, Steve [R]

    AMERICAN- KS-1 Moran, Jerry [R]
    AMERICAN- KS-2 Boyda, Nancy [D]
    PORKER- KS-3 Moore, Dennis [D]
    AMERICAN- KS-4 Tiahrt, Todd [R]

    AMERICAN- KY-1 Whitfield, Edward [R]
    PORKER- KY-2 Lewis, Ron [R]
    PORKER- KY-3 Yarmuth, John [D]
    AMERICAN- KY-4 Davis, Geoff [R]
    PORKER- KY-5 Rogers, Harold [R]
    AMERICAN- KY-6 Chandler, Ben [D]

    AMERICAN- LA-1 Scalise, Steve [R]
    AMERICAN- LA-2 Jefferson, William [D]
    PORKER- LA-3 Melancon, Charles [D]
    PORKER- LA-4 McCrery, James [R]
    PORKER- LA-5 Alexander, Rodney [R]
    AMERICAN- LA-6 Cazayoux, Donald [D]
    PORKER- LA-7 Boustany, Charles [R]

    PORKER- ME-1 Allen, Thomas [D]
    AMERICAN- ME-2 Michaud, Michael [D]

    PORKER- MD-1 Gilchrest, Wayne [R]
    PORKER- MD-2 Ruppersberger, C.A. [D]
    PORKER- MD-3 Sarbanes, John [D]
    PORKER- MD-4 Edwards, Donna [D]
    PORKER- MD-5 Hoyer, Steny [D]
    AMERICAN- MD-6 Bartlett, Roscoe [R]
    PORKER- MD-7 Cummings, Elijah [D]
    PORKER- MD-8 Van Hollen, Christopher [D]

    PORKER- MA-1 Olver, John [D]
    PORKER- MA-2 Neal, Richard [D]
    PORKER- MA-3 McGovern, James [D]
    PORKER- MA-4 Frank, Barney [D]
    PORKER- MA-5 Tsongas, Niki [D]
    PORKER- MA-6 Tierney, John [D]
    PORKER- MA-7 Markey, Edward [D]
    PORKER- MA-8 Capuano, Michael [D]
    AMERICAN- MA-9 Lynch, Stephen [D]
    AMERICAN- MA-10 Delahunt, William [D]

    AMERICAN- MI-1 Stupak, Bart [D]
    PORKER- MI-2 Hoekstra, Peter [R]
    PORKER- MI-3 Ehlers, Vernon [R]
    PORKER- MI-4 Camp, David [R]
    PORKER- MI-5 Kildee, Dale [D]
    PORKER- MI-6 Upton, Frederick [R]
    AMERICAN- MI-7 Walberg, Timothy [R]
    AMERICAN- MI-8 Rogers, Michael [R]
    PORKER- MI-9 Knollenberg, Joseph [R]
    AMERICAN- MI-10 Miller, Candice [R]
    AMERICAN- MI-11 McCotter, Thaddeus [R]
    PORKER- MI-12 Levin, Sander [D]
    PORKER- MI-13 Kilpatrick, Carolyn [D]
    AMERICAN- MI-14 Conyers, John [D]
    PORKER- MI-15 Dingell, John [D]

    AMERICAN- MN-1 Walz, Timothy [D]
    PORKER- MN-2 Kline, John [R]
    PORKER- MN-3 Ramstad, James [R]
    PORKER- MN-4 McCollum, Betty [D]
    PORKER- MN-5 Ellison, Keith [D]
    AMERICAN- MN-6 Bachmann, Michele [R]
    AMERICAN- MN-7 Peterson, Collin [D]
    PORKER- MN-8 Oberstar, James [D]

    AMERICAN- MS-1 Childers, Travis [D]
    AMERICAN- MS-2 Thompson, Bennie [D]
    PORKER- MS-3 Pickering, Charles [R]
    AMERICAN- MS-4 Taylor, Gene [D]

    AMERICAN- MO-1 Clay, William [D]
    AMERICAN- MO-2 Akin, W. [R]
    PORKER- MO-3 Carnahan, Russ [D]
    PORKER- MO-4 Skelton, Ike [D]
    PORKER- MO-5 Cleaver, Emanuel [D]
    AMERICAN- MO-6 Graves, Samuel [R]
    PORKER- MO-7 Blunt, Roy [R]
    PORKER- MO-8 Emerson, Jo Ann [R]
    AMERICAN- MO-9 Hulshof, Kenny [R]

    AMERICAN- MT-0 Rehberg, Dennis [R]

    AMERICAN- NE-1 Fortenberry, Jeffrey [R]
    PORKER- NE-2 Terry, Lee [R]
    AMERICAN- NE-3 Smith, Adrian [R]

    PORKER- NV-1 Berkley, Shelley [D]
    AMERICAN- NV-2 Heller, Dean [R]
    PORKER- NV-3 Porter, Jon [R]

    New Hampshire
    AMERICAN- NH-1 Shea-Porter, Carol [D]
    AMERICAN- NH-2 Hodes, Paul [D]

    New Jersey
    PORKER- NJ-1 Andrews, Robert [D]
    AMERICAN- NJ-2 LoBiondo, Frank [R]
    PORKER- NJ-3 Saxton, H. [R]
    AMERICAN- NJ-4 Smith, Christopher [R]
    AMERICAN- NJ-5 Garrett, E. [R]
    PORKER- NJ-6 Pallone, Frank [D]
    PORKER- NJ-7 Ferguson, Michael [R]
    PORKER- NJ-8 Pascrell, William [D]
    AMERICAN- NJ-9 Rothman, Steven [D]
    AMERICAN- NJ-10 Payne, Donald [D]
    PORKER- NJ-11 Frelinghuysen, Rodney [R]
    PORKER- NJ-12 Holt, Rush [D]
    PORKER- NJ-13 Sires, Albio [D]

    New Mexico
    PORKER- NM-1 Wilson, Heather [R]
    AMERICAN- NM-2 Pearce, Steven [R]
    AMERICAN- NM-3 Udall, Tom [D]

    New York
    PORKER- NY-1 Bishop, Timothy [D]
    PORKER- NY-2 Israel, Steve [D]
    PORKER- NY-3 King, Peter [R]
    PORKER- NY-4 McCarthy, Carolyn [D]
    PORKER- NY-5 Ackerman, Gary [D]
    PORKER- NY-6 Meeks, Gregory [D]
    PORKER- NY-7 Crowley, Joseph [D]
    PORKER- NY-8 Nadler, Jerrold [D]
    PORKER- NY-9 Weiner, Anthony [D]
    PORKER- NY-10 Towns, Edolphus [D]
    PORKER- NY-11 Clarke, Yvette [D]
    PORKER- NY-12 Velazquez, Nydia [D]
    PORKER- NY-13 Fossella, Vito [R]
    PORKER- NY-14 Maloney, Carolyn [D]
    PORKER- NY-15 Rangel, Charles [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-16 Serrano, José [D]
    PORKER- NY-17 Engel, Eliot [D]
    PORKER- NY-18 Lowey, Nita [D]
    PORKER- NY-19 Hall, John [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-20 Gillibrand, Kirsten [D]
    PORKER- NY-21 McNulty, Michael [D]
    AMERICAN- NY-22 Hinchey, Maurice [D]
    PORKER- NY-23 McHugh, John [R]
    PORKER- NY-24 Arcuri, Michael [D]
    PORKER- NY-25 Walsh, James [R]
    PORKER- NY-26 Reynolds, Thomas [R]
    PORKER- NY-27 Higgins, Brian [D]
    PORKER- NY-28 Slaughter, Louise [D]
    PORKER- NY-29 Kuhl, John [R]

    North Carolina
    AMERICAN- NC-1 Butterfield, George [D]
    PORKER- NC-2 Etheridge, Bob [D]
    AMERICAN- NC-3 Jones, Walter [R]
    PORKER- NC-4 Price, David [D]
    AMERICAN- NC-5 Foxx, Virginia [R]
    PORKER- NC-6 Coble, Howard [R]
    AMERICAN- NC-7 McIntyre, Mike [D]
    AMERICAN- NC-8 HPORKER- s, Robin [R]
    PORKER- NC-9 Myrick, Sue [R]
    AMERICAN- NC-10 Mchenry, Patrick [R]
    AMERICAN- NC-11 Shuler, Heath [D]
    PORKER- NC-12 Watt, Melvin [D]
    PORKER- NC-13 Miller, R. [D]

    North Dakota
    PORKER- ND-0 Pomeroy, Earl [D]

    AMERICAN- OH-1 Chabot, Steven [R]
    PORKER- OH-2 Schmidt, Jean [R]
    AMERICAN- OH-3 Turner, Michael [R]
    AMERICAN- OH-4 Jordan, Jim [R]
    AMERICAN- OH-5 Latta, Robert [R]
    PORKER- OH-6 Wilson, Charles [D]
    PORKER- OH-7 Hobson, David [R]
    PORKER- OH-8 Boehner, John [R]
    AMERICAN- OH-9 Kaptur, Marcy [D]
    AMERICAN- OH-10 Kucinich, Dennis [D]
    PORKER- OH-12 Tiberi, Patrick [R]
    PORKER- OH-13 Sutton, Betty [D]
    AMERICAN- OH-14 LaTourette, Steven [R]
    PORKER- OH-15 Pryce, Deborah [R]
    PORKER- OH-16 Regula, Ralph [R]
    PORKER- OH-17 Ryan, Timothy [D]
    PORKER- OH-18 Space, Zachary [D]

    PORKER- OK-1 Sullivan, John [R]
    PORKER- OK-2 Boren, Dan [D]
    AMERICAN- OK-3 Lucas, Frank [R]
    PORKER- OK-4 Cole, Tom [R]
    PORKER- OK-5 Fallin, Mary [R]

    PORKER- OR-1 Wu, David [D]
    PORKER- OR-2 Walden, Greg [R]
    AMERICAN- OR-3 Blumenauer, Earl [D]
    AMERICAN- OR-4 DeFazio, Peter [D]
    PORKER- OR-5 Hooley, Darlene [D]

    PORKER- PA-1 Brady, Robert [D]
    PORKER- PA-2 Fattah, Chaka [D]
    AMERICAN- PA-3 English, Philip [R]
    AMERICAN- PA-4 Altmire, Jason [D]
    PORKER- PA-5 Peterson, John [R]
    PORKER- PA-6 Gerlach, Jim [R]
    PORKER- PA-7 Sestak, Joe [D]
    PORKER- PA-8 Murphy, Patrick [D]
    PORKER- PA-9 Shuster, William [R]
    AMERICAN- PA-10 Carney, Christopher [D]
    PORKER- PA-11 Kanjorski, Paul [D]
    PORKER- PA-12 Murtha, John [D]
    PORKER- PA-13 Schwartz, Allyson [D]
    PORKER- PA-14 Doyle, Michael [D]
    PORKER- PA-15 Dent, Charles [R]
    AMERICAN- PA-16 Pitts, Joseph [R]
    AMERICAN- PA-17 Holden, Tim [D]
    AMERICAN- PA-18 Murphy, Tim [R]
    AMERICAN- PA-19 Platts, Todd [R]

    Rhode Island
    PORKER- RI-1 Kennedy, Patrick [D]
    PORKER- RI-2 Langevin, James [D]

    South Carolina
    PORKER- SC-1 Brown, Henry [R]
    PORKER- SC-2 Wilson, Addison [R]
    PORKER- SC-3 Barrett, James [R]
    PORKER- SC-4 Inglis, Bob [R]
    PORKER- SC-5 Spratt, John [D]
    PORKER- SC-6 Clyburn, James [D]

    South Dakota
    AMERICAN- SD-0 Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie [D]

    AMERICAN- TN-1 Davis, David [R]
    AMERICAN- TN-2 Duncan, John [R]
    PORKER- TN-3 Wamp, Zach [R]
    AMERICAN- TN-4 Davis, Lincoln [D]
    PORKER- TN-5 Cooper, Jim [D]
    PORKER- TN-6 Gordon, Barton [D]
    AMERICAN- TN-7 Blackburn, Marsha [R]
    PORKER- TN-8 Tanner, John [D]
    PORKER- TN-9 Cohen, Steve [D]

    AMERICAN- TX-1 Gohmert, Louis [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-2 Poe, Ted [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-3 Johnson, Samuel [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-4 Hall, Ralph [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-5 Hensarling, Jeb [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-6 Barton, Joe [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-7 Culberson, John [R]
    PORKER- TX-8 Brady, Kevin [R]
    PORKER- TX-9 Green, Al [D]
    AMERICAN- TX-10 McCaul, Michael [R]
    PORKER- TX-11 Conaway, K. [R]
    PORKER- TX-12 Granger, Kay [R]
    PORKER- TX-13 Thornberry, William [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-14 Paul, Ronald [R]
    PORKER- TX-15 Hinojosa, Rubén [D]
    PORKER- TX-16 Reyes, Silvestre [D]
    PORKER- TX-17 Edwards, Thomas [D]
    PORKER- TX-18 Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D]
    AMERICAN- TX-19 Neugebauer, Randy [R]
    PORKER- TX-20 Gonzalez, Charles [D]
    PORKER- TX-21 Smith, Lamar [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-22 Lampson, Nicholas [D]
    AMERICAN- TX-23 Rodriguez, Ciro [D]
    AMERICAN- TX-24 Marchant, Kenny [R]
    AMERICAN- TX-25 Doggett, Lloyd [D]
    AMERICAN- TX-26 Burgess, Michael [R]
    PORKER- TX-27 Ortiz, Solomon [D]
    PORKER- TX-28 Cuellar, Henry [D]
    AMERICAN- TX-29 Green, Raymond [D]
    PORKER- TX-30 Johnson, Eddie [D]
    AMERICAN- TX-31 Carter, John [R]
    PORKER- TX-32 Sessions, Peter [R]

    AMERICAN- UT-1 Bishop, Rob [R]
    AMERICAN- UT-2 Matheson, Jim [D]
    PORKER- UT-3 Cannon, Christopher [R]

    PORKER- VT-0 Welch, Peter [D]

    AMERICAN- VA-1 Wittman, Rob [R]
    AMERICAN- VA-2 Drake, Thelma [R]
    AMERICAN- VA-3 Scott, Robert [D]
    AMERICAN- VA-4 Forbes, James [R]
    AMERICAN- VA-5 Goode, Virgil [R]
    AMERICAN- VA-6 Goodlatte, Robert [R]
    PORKER- VA-7 Cantor, Eric [R]
    PORKER- VA-8 Moran, James [D]
    PORKER- VA-9 Boucher, Frederick [D]
    PORKER- VA-10 Wolf, Frank [R]
    PORKER- VA-11 Davis, Thomas [R]

    AMERICAN- WA-1 Inslee, Jay [D]
    PORKER- WA-2 Larsen, Rick [D]
    PORKER- WA-3 Baird, Brian [D]
    AMERICAN- WA-4 Hastings, Doc [R]
    AMERICAN- WA-5 McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R]
    PORKER- WA-6 Dicks, Norman [D]
    AMERICAN- WA-7 McDermott, James [D]
    AMERICAN- WA-8 Reichert, Dave [R]
    PORKER- WA-9 Smith, Adam [D]

    West Virginia
    PORKER- WV-1 Mollohan, Alan [D]
    AMERICAN- WV-2 Capito, Shelley [R]
    PORKER- WV-3 Rahall, Nick [D]

    PORKER- WI-1 Ryan, Paul [R]
    PORKER- WI-2 Baldwin, Tammy [D]
    PORKER- WI-3 Kind, Ronald [D]
    PORKER- WI-4 Moore, Gwen [D]
    AMERICAN- WI-5 Sensenbrenner, F. [R]
    AMERICAN- WI-6 Petri, Thomas [R]
    PORKER- WI-7 Obey, David [D]
    AMERICAN- WI-8 Kagen, Steve [D]

    PORKER- WY-0 Cubin, Barbara [R]


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    Anonymous Coward, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 5:25pm


    you can put lipstick on a bailout
    but it is still a bailout

    what has been put in place to stop this from happening again ?
    nothing ?
    that's what I thought


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    Very Disgusted, Oct 3rd, 2008 @ 10:42pm

    700 Billion Dollar Bill

    I am so disgusted with our government and will vote for anyone but and incumbent this election! I am watching C-Span right now and I am just amazed at the democrats that are on now. They are laughing and joking and breaking their arms patting themselves on the back at what a good job they did passing this bill. What they seem to forget is most of them are career politicians and they created/allowed this to happen in the first place - bipartisanly! They state they saved the American people and did the best they could with the bad hand they were dealt. What they forget is they were doing the dealing for all these years.


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    Anonymous Coward, Oct 4th, 2008 @ 3:24pm

    Re: 700 Billion Dollar Bill

    "amazed at the democrats that are on now."

    both parties are at fault here - no ?
    Please provide references if otherwise - k ?


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    Enrico Suarve, Oct 6th, 2008 @ 1:52am

    Sorry I don't get this

    Last week all anyone on this site coulds say was along the lines of "this bill MUST pass to protect, blah blah, blah", "It's not a bailout" etc

    All that I can see that has happened in the interim is that a little bit of pork has gone into the bill and now the bill as a whole is suddenly bad throughout and back to being a bailout?

    There were also a few other bits added about how golden parachutes would be banned but that doesn't seem to make the news

    Personally I have always thought the bill was a bad plan and have yet to see a version which I feel won't do more harm than good, but I find it odd that peoples attitudes have swung so completely when the root of the bill stays the same

    Feels to me like you're all being played...


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    Lucretious, Oct 6th, 2008 @ 11:06am

    Re: Republicans have a sweet tooth

    Quote of the week right here.....


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    Lucretious, Oct 6th, 2008 @ 11:09am

    Re: Yet again...

    they're doing this for your FREEDOM! don't you appreciate that?


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    another mike, Oct 6th, 2008 @ 12:20pm

    Re: Re: Republicans have a sweet tooth

    I'm ready to go blow my idealogical brains out and become a registered Cynic.

    Leave an address, I'll send you the form. And our newsletter.

    This November, Vote Cthulhu; why settle for a lesser evil?


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    Another Cynic, Oct 10th, 2008 @ 11:44am

    Re: Re: Re: Republicans have a sweet tooth

    Right. Like you would actually send the form, or the newsletter. You would just sell the address and pocket the money for your own personal bailout.


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    s katz, Oct 17th, 2008 @ 5:30pm

    Re: H.R. 1424 - House

    asshat .. both NH congresspeople voted against the bill.



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