UPDATE: LOL. Two Senators have signed onto patron the “The Stock Act” and like we’re supposed to be impressed! Ha. I’m thoroughly unimpressed because ALL 100 SENATORS AND ALL 435 REPRESENTATIVES MUST SIGN ONTO THE ACT W/O TWEAKING IT AND PASS IT POST HASTE!
by Helen Tansey ©
Like millions of others, I watched Steve Kroft’s report last night on 60 Minutes about congressional “insider trading”, and although this dirty little secret has been known by many who follow such detail, it was still shocking. The most alarming was the juvenile avoidance by Bachus, Pelosi and Boehner when Kroft’s team attempted to secure a quick interview. According to Kroft’s report, Bachus was to busy, you know, doing the people’s work, Boehner, who Kroft finally caught up w/at his weekly news conference, when asked about the details of his insider trading related to healthcare didn’t even have the decency to look Kroft in the eye, and Pelosi, geesh, what a Prima donna, looked like the proverbial deer caught in headlights. [Read more…]