How about no new spending on stimulus in Red States? It seems to me that if a State's Congressional delegation opposes the idea of stimulus, consistency and ideological purity demand that the State forgo it.
Anyone who listened to Franken's radio program knows how devastating he can be on the attack against Republican hypocricy and stupidity. But the rules of the Senate will probably require that he be a polite little boy for awhile.
Reid must insist, as a part of any new rescue plan, that CEOs and other senior managers take an even bigger haircut. All bonuses and excess compensation that were taken out of the Big Three as they were being driven into the ditch must be returned to the company treasuries.
My own feeling is that Lieberman is unwell mentally, and will soon seek to draw attention to himself in ways that will require his final expulsion. We have merely deferred action that will eventually be necessary.
Is an ejected Lieberman likely to join Republican filibusters against Obama judicial nominees, renewable energy, global warming, or healthcare legislation? I don't think so, given the 20 point Obama win in CT.
Take the chairmanship away from the deluded, deranged, self-infatuated, little peckerhead.