29 September 2008

house rejects H.R. 3997 Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008

UPDATE: H.R. 1424 Senate version of Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 .pdf

house roll call vote #674
see govtrack's version of roll call #674 which sorts the vote by party and by state

the house just voted 205 yea - 228 nay (one republican, jerry weller of illinois is listed as not voting) to reject the so called wall street bailout!

louisiana delegation:
south louisiana democrat, charlie melancon voted for the wall street bailout
north louisiana republican and reputed homosexual jim mccrery voted for the wall street bailout.
steve scalise voted nay
rodney alexander voted nay
wm. jefferson voted nay
charles boustany voted nay
don cazayoux voted nay
republicans say that a speech by house speaker nancy pelosi [video] was the reason the bill was defeated
creepy john boehner gets weepy again - video
final ten minutes of the house vote - video
george w. bush reaction - video
john mcmadman mccain statement - video
tuesday 30 september 2008
john mcmadman mccain scaremongering - video
another statement from george w. bush - video
more later...
GovTrack.us. H.R. 3997--110th Congress (2007): Defenders of Freedom Tax Relief Act of 2007, GovTrack.us (database of federal legislation) (accessed Sep 30, 2008)