Tag Archives: Senate

The Unemployment protest on Feb 7

So there we were in the cold. It was noon on Friday and we were in front of Federal Hall on Wall Street. We were a small gathering. So there we all were in the cold on Friday, yelling about unemployment. Anybody in this picture who isn’t wearing heavy cold gear is freezing their butt […]

The Senate fixes the part of the Sequester it cares about

Per Huffington Post: In a quick and unanticipated session on Thursday night, the U.S. Senate approved a resolution that would allow the Federal Aviation Administration budget flexibility to stop furloughing air traffic controllers. The measure, approved by unanimous consent, came just days after forced unpaid leaves for controllers began, delaying thousands of flights… Translation: The […]