Yesterday, the House of Representative did a nice gesture by apologizing for Slavery, the bill introduced by Representative Steve Cohen of Memphis (D),TN. The motion was carried by a voice vote. Here the article via brietbart.com:http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=080730134027.m9puooa5&show_article=1
Full disclosure, I am 41 year old American of African and Afro-Panamanian decent (Dad from Texas and Mom is naturalized US citizen back in 1990 originally from Panama) ;the congress did a nice gesture. But It not going to Change my life or my relatives life at all. But again it is very good gesture.
Tomorrow, a bipartisan coalition House Democrats and House Republicans a so-called gang of 10 are presenting a bill that would allow off shore drilling, no drilling in ANWAR, tax credits for solar panels, wind turbine etc. but Speaker of the House of Representatives want noting to do with drilling According to this article calling from PR Newswire via Breitbart.com and the drudgereport:http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=prnw.20080730.DC29223&show_article=1 Pelosi states; the president’ call for drilling a hoax. Saying the president own says it takes years to see any change in the price or oil to the fore. The truth is According to Eric Bolling commodities trader and Fox Business Network correspondent. Bolling has talked to several oil industry researchers and they told him oil can be available in 18 mos on the low side and 3 years high side. And the price of oil has dropped 15% since President Bush signed Execuctive order allow off shore drilling.
Will Pelosi allow the comprimise tomorrow to a vote??? Don’t hold your breath!!! And you wonder why Congress has a 9 % approval rating! Sheesh!!!!!!!!!!!!!