Anyway I got this in my email from our senator and thought it would be better put out now and my thoughts will come later. The ... oh wait, I almost started writing mine. Here is Senator Jeff Merkley's take on what's going on--
- End the exclusive tax breaks available only to millionaires and billionaires.
- End the subsidies for the highly-profitable oil and gas industries.
- Bring the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to a responsible end.
- Get our economy back on track - by investing in education and clean energy technology, boosting manufacturing, and keeping families in their homes by fixing the broken housing market.