Enough said!! … “This is an agreement that could fall apart at any moment with McConnell in the background sabotaging every attempt the Dems try to more this country forward. All he needs to do to torpedo this agreement is pull or threaten 2 GOPers to leave the deal … Do not hold your breath for something positive … that is always the biggest obstructor, McConnell … “!!
Well not really…..what the Dems and Repubs have is an agreement……oh boy bi-partisanship is alive and well…..a laughable premise at best.
The two sides have reached an agreement on infrastructure……
President Biden has his long-sought bipartisan deal on infrastructure. Whether it becomes legislative reality is a trickier question. “We have a deal,” Biden announced at the White House on Thursday, flanked by Democratic and Republican senators who crafted the compromise, reports the Hill. The nearly $1 trillion plan includes about $550 billion in new spending on roads, bridges, and other infrastructure projects, per Politico. However, it wasn’t immediately clear whether Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer or Minority Leader Mitch McConnell would back the plan. And Nancy Pelosi added a wrinkle of her own. As the AP describes it, she “warned that it must be paired with the president’s bigger goals now being prepared by Congress under a process…
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SCOTUS, athletes, cheerleaders and the ‘Beer Judge’ … sounds about right – right, America?
The Supreme Court ruled earlier this week that college athletes should be compensated. For decades, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, colleges, and universities have made billions off student athletes.
Supreme Court Justice (sic) Brett Kavanaugh wrote, “The bottom line is that the NCAA and its member colleges are suppressing the pay of student athletes who collectively generate billions of dollars in revenues for colleges every year. Those enormous sums of money flow to seemingly everyone except the student athletes. College presidents, athletic directors, coaches, conference commissioners, and NCAA executives take in six- and seven-figure salaries. Colleges build lavish new facilities. But the student athletes who generate the revenues, many of whom are African American and from lower-income backgrounds, end up with little or nothing…and I like beer.”
I might have made up that tiny last part…but yeah. For decades, universities have made billions off the backs of student athletes, most…
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