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Entries by Rep. Alan Grayson from 09/2011

Iraq: I Did My Part

| Posted 09.01.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, the Commission on Wartime Contracting released its final report. $360 million of our tax dollars went straight to the Taliban. Wow. Who could have imagined that? Well... me.

My 10-Year-Old's Jobs Program

| Posted 09.08.2011 | Politics

We keep handing our money over to the rich, in the vain hope that they will give some of it back. That hasn't worked, and it won't work.

The War on Error

| Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics

We seem to be having a lot of difficulty ending wars, lately. So my modest proposal is that instead of ending the war, we replace it. We replace the War on Terror with the War on Error.

"Fraught With Evil," Said the Supreme Court

| Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

Politically, all this teabag deficit-mongering is a weapon on mass distraction. But constitutionally, it's a farce.

Harry Chapin on What Made America Famous

| Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

As we used to say in the House of Representatives, today I'm going to yield to my esteemed colleague from Brooklyn, singer and songwriter Mr. Harry Chapin. For a song that he wrote 37 years ago, called "What Made America Famous."

"Job Creators": Luntz Strikes Again

| Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

As soon as I heard the term "job creators," I said to myself, "that sounds like Frank Luntz talking." And sure enough, it's right in there in Frank Luntz's latest book, Win: The Key Principles to Take Your Business from Ordinary to Extraordinary.