Today, on Wall Street.
Too Many Things Are Beeing Spent
One thing we can do to show the American people that we’re going to be smart about how we spend their money is to do something about earmarks — it’s that system of appropriations where things end up being spent even though nobody has voted on them.
My Cat’s Breath Smells Like Catfood
Yesterday, I went to the Caterpillar plant in Peoria, Illinois — that’s where they make big bulldozers.
Paging Doctor Freud
In this global economy, new competition means that American businesses must constantly approve.
Imbecile – That’s A Fancy Word For Dumbass
We’re spending money on cellulosic ethanol — that’s a fancy word for saying some day we’re going to be able to convert switch grass into energy that powers your cars.
Yeah, Some People Don’t Like Accountability [whistles]
I understand some people don’t like accountability, but how can you make sure if our kids are getting the foundation for the skills necessary to compete in the 21st century unless you measure?
Read With Your Ears
I appreciate the fact that the SEC has issued new rules to ensure that there is transparency when it comes to executive pay packages. The print ought to be big and understandable. When people analyze their investment, they ought to see loud and clear — they ought to be able to see with certainty the nature of the compensation packages for the people entrusted to run the companies in which they’ve got an investment.