Like an ill-mannered guest hovering over the salsa and tortilla chips, the auto industry has been triple dipping on the American taxpayer while the oil companies have been wolfing down an assortment of treats. Let's show them both the door.
The congressional debate on financial reform turned a corner when Senator Reid (D-NV) filed for cloture Monday night. There are senators, however, working hard to unravel the gains included in the bill.
As we had our holiday dinner together, my kids asked me why billions can be spent on an expanding war, bailing out the auto industry and the banks, but when it comes to health care, people are afraid of a "government takeover."