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Saturday, October 08, 2005

house dems cry shame over right wing strong arm tactics

This does my heart good. House Dems speak out in this priceless little CSPAN clip found via Crooks and Liars.

No it doesn't change the outcome. But at least the party of the people represents, loud and clear!

As Think Progress explains:

The vote was held on the “Gasoline for America’s Security Act of 2005,” a provision sponsored by Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) to nominally “expedite the construction of new refining capacity.” But the bill is essentially a giveback to the oil industry — Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA) called it a “leave-no-oilman-behind bill.”

Read the entire post here.

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