February 10th, 2006

crushing your head

Screw the Olympics!

To hell with that stupid Olympic opening ceremony crap - tomorrow night, from 8 - 10 pm, Fox is showing four - yes, four - previously unaired episodes of Arrested Development.

Yes. Tomorrow night. 8 pm. Fox. AD. You must watch.

That is all.

True Love: <3 Obama + me 4eva <3

Obama Introduces CLEAN UP Act to Increase Transparency in Government, Decrease Lobbyists' Influence

WASHINGTON - In the wake of a series of scandals that have shaken the American people's faith in Congress, U.S. Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) has introduced the Curtailing Lobbyist Effectiveness through Advance Notification, Updates, and Posting Act (CLEAN UP Act) to increase transparency in government and decrease the influence of lobbyists in the legislative process.
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Obama's legislation would require that all legislation introduced in the Senate, including conference reports, be posted on the Internet 72 hours before the legislation is voted on by the full Senate, including specific projects - or "earmarks" - that under current law are anonymously attached to appropriations bills. Obama's legislation would also require conference committee meetings and deliberations to be open to the public or be televised and would require both chambers of Congress to identify any changes made to conference reports and which member made the change.
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Read it here.