Must Read Blogs and Op-Ed’s — Feb 10, 2009

“The Federal Government is the only entity left with the resources to jolt our economy back to life,” 
                                                                                                   President Barack Obama

With the economy continuing to tank and on the verge of Great Depression 2, the Senate gridlock continues in Washington.   Many believe that Tuesday is the day that the stimulus bill will officially pass and head to a joint session to create legislation to be signed by the President.  However, John McCain, whom I think forgot that he lost the election, led Senate Republicans to continue to haggle over a bill that he considers to be a pork laced free for all spending bill for special interests.  Rachel Maddow yesterday revealed how devistating the current job loss on our economy is, and just why we need the stimulus bill.

Obama’s Press conference Answers Three Formal Grade Levels Higher than Bush’s First — Mark Nickolas 

Obama:  “Send Me A Bill That Creates or Saves 4 Million Jobs” — The Nation

Where’s The Pork?  — Lili Ladaga

Partisan Bipartisanship — Yahoo Newsroom

Showing Some Discipline — David Brooks

A Better Stimulus — NY Times

Roll Over The Republicans — Eugene Robinson 

Bracing Ourselves — Peggy Noonan

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