Congress on the cover of the "Rolling Stone"

  1. Congress on the cover of the "Rolling Stone"

    From the second page, ..."The Ways and Means Committee, where Rep. Bill Thomas -- a pugnacious Californian with an enviable ego who was caught having an affair with a pharmaceutical lobbyist -- enjoys a reputation rivaling that of the rotund Sensenbrenner. The lowlight of his reign took place just before midnight on July 17th, 2003, when Thomas dumped a "substitute" pension bill on Democrats -- one that they had never read -- and informed them they would be voting on it the next morning. Infuriated, Democrats stalled by demanding that the bill be read out line by line while they recessed to a side room to confer. But Thomas wanted to move forward -- so he called the Capitol police to evict the Democrats."...
  2. 2 Comments

  3. by   Tweety
    Good cover. I agree, lets get rid of the whole bunch and start again. But we can keep Hiliary.
  4. by   indigo girl
    That is quite an article, space. Thank you, Congress Critters for your tireless devotion to your own interests including lining your own pockets.

    And, that would include Hillary.