Saturday, March 11, 2006

Some facts about the Republican led Senate

  • Turning a $124 billion surplus in 1999 into a $337 billion deficit;
  • Sending another 5.5 million people into poverty;
  • Adding an expensive prescription drug program to Medicare that few seniors can use or understand;
  • More than doubling the number of lawmakers' pet projects;
  • Sending unemployment up from 4.2 percent in 2001 to 4.9 percent now, up 17 percent.
  • Seeing numerous members involved in a corruption scandal that "will be bigger than any (government scandal) in the last 50 years," according to the former US House counsel.

Pathetic isn't it?
You can read more at the link.

Insecure and Unprepared: Bill Frist's Senate Majority - Senate Majority Project