Kerry, Landrieu Fight for SBA Disaster Loan Extension

The SBA appears to be the next FEMA. Slow going, stalling and coverups appear to the standard of late with the SBA (more on that in while). Days after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, “Senators Kerry and Landrieu wrote to SBA Administrator Barreto asking him to extend the deadline … Continue reading

From John’s (Kerry) Journal: Yesterday, I Traveled to Louisiana to Deliver Emergency Supplies

From John Kerry’s Journal on his Senate website: Yesterday, I traveled to Louisiana to deliver emergency supplies to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Thanks to generous contributions from many Massachusetts-based and national corporations, a 757-jet was sent full of food, water, children’s shoes, toiletries and other emergency items for the … Continue reading

Groups Challenge Abstinence-Only Curriculum

Turnabout is fair play… In referring to abstinence only programs, James Wagoner, president of Advocates for Youth said, “Never in recent history has so much government money been put into so many programs with so little oversight and so little proven impact.” Two organizations that promote sex education are taking … Continue reading

Senator John Kerry on Failure of Senate to Demand Administration Improve Mercury Rules

Washington really failed the American people on this one. The number of babies with dangerous levels of mercury in their blood has doubled. This is a simple question of right and wrong. Mercury pollution must be controlled better and faster. It’s unacceptable to allow President Bush to give the industry a pass when our children will pay the price. Continue reading

Kerry to offer Kerry-Landrieu Small Business Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief Amendment Today in the Senate

John Kerry is expected to offer the Kerry-Landrieu Small Business Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief Amendment today on the Senate Floor today. C-Span 2 is broadcasting the Senate session. Below is an advance copy of the summary of the amendment: Kerry-Landrieu Small Business Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief Amendment Deferred Payments on … Continue reading

Roberts = Secrets

Short of that, how about the White House quit stalling and stonewalling the release of Robert’s opinions and briefs for the 16 cases that deal specifically with constitutional law while he was the Principal Deputy Solicitor General, a position, that Senator Kennedy reminds is, is to serve the people, not any specific administrion. Continue reading