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@clairecmc Claire McCaskill

Taking a blanket and pillow to the Capitol. #neveragoodsign 30 Jul

The Satan Sandwich in the U.S. Senate:

Question: On the Motion (Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S. 365 )

Vote Number: 123 Vote Date: August 2, 2011, 12:16 PM

Required For Majority: 3/5 Vote Result: Motion Agreed to

Measure Number: S. 365

Measure Title: An act to provide for budget control.

Blunt (R-MO), Yea

McCaskill (D-MO), Yea

[emphasis added]

Market Says Screw The Debt Talk, We Need Growth

….By the closing bell the Dow Jones industrial average was off 266 points to 11,867, the S&P 500 33 points to 1,254 and the Nasdaq 75 points to 2,669, with all three down around 2%….

As if anyone was surprised?