We now officially control Congress since the racist bastard Sen. George Allen has just officially conceded in the close race for his Virginia Senate seat (and, ironically, began his concession speech by thanking God — whatever happened to separation of church and state?).
I’m also very excited to see that Speaker of the House to be Rep. Pelosi has committed to improving the quality of life in America within her first 100 hours as Speaker:
The early agenda also includes increasing the federal minimum wage, enacting the homeland security recommendations of the bipartisan 9/11 commission, promoting stem-cell research and reducing university costs, by making tuition tax deductible and halving interest rates on student loans. Other priorities include giving the government the power to negotiate with drugs companies to lower prices in the Medicare prescription drug programme, eliminating what they say are Republican-backed in-centives to shift jobs overseas and rolling back subsidies for big oil companies, using those funds to promote alternative energy sources instead.
It’s beyond me how anyone could call any of these things anything but beneficial for the betterment of our country.