The following is a brief missive in its entirety from independent congressional candidate Cindy Sheehan on the failure of the financial industry bailout in House today:
As of this writing, the corporate welfare plan was rejected by the House of Reps.
It is a bad bill, and any of the amendments were only put there to try to pull the wool over our eyes.
Democrats: 141 voted “yea” and 94 voted “nay”
Republicans: 65 voted “yea” and 133 voted “nay”
So the bailout was rejected 227 to 206—-with Republicans killing it.
It is just “back to the drawing board” for the corporate elite: Pelosi, Reid, Hoyer, Boehner and Bush..we still need to push for a bottom-up bailout!