Daily Archives: January 12, 2009

>Senate Dems set Feb. 13 goal for stimulus

>The Hill – Democratic senators have set a goal of Feb. 13 to pass an $800 billion economic stimulus package proposed by President-elect Obama.

Senate Democrats said they made significant progress during a rare two-hour Sunday meeting with Lawrence Summers, a senior Obama aide who will head the National Economic Council.

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), vice chairman of the Democratic conference, told reporters that Obama’s economic team was proceeding with the stimulus in the “right way.”
“They put together a broad outline and are asking us to fill in the details,” said Schumer. “We could get it to the president’s desk by the 13th, which is our deadline.”

Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, applauded the incoming Obama administration’s response to criticism its proposal received on Capitol Hill last week.

“It is very clear that they’ve listened and heard and are working to respond,” said Conrad. “They’re not defensive and arguing back.”

Conrad said he received a call from Summers on Friday after he criticized Obama’s proposal to include several tax incentives such as a $3,000 tax credit to employers for each new hire.

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Senate Dems set Feb. 13 goal for stimulus

The Hill – Democratic senators have set a goal of Feb. 13 to pass an $800 billion economic stimulus package proposed by President-elect Obama.

Senate Democrats said they made significant progress during a rare two-hour Sunday meeting with Lawrence Summers, a senior Obama aide who will head the National Economic Council.

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), vice chairman of the Democratic conference, told reporters that Obama’s economic team was proceeding with the stimulus in the “right way.”
“They put together a broad outline and are asking us to fill in the details,” said Schumer. “We could get it to the president’s desk by the 13th, which is our deadline.”

Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, applauded the incoming Obama administration’s response to criticism its proposal received on Capitol Hill last week.

“It is very clear that they’ve listened and heard and are working to respond,” said Conrad. “They’re not defensive and arguing back.”

Conrad said he received a call from Summers on Friday after he criticized Obama’s proposal to include several tax incentives such as a $3,000 tax credit to employers for each new hire.

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Eagles Soar to 23-11 Playoff Win Over Giants

For all of you Eagle fans, as much as it hurts, here you go.  Enjoy.

The Eagles beat the defending Super Bowl champion Giants, 23-11. Eagles’ quarterback Donovan McNabb accounted for two touchdowns in the victory. The win was the Eagles’ second over New York at Giants Stadium in two months.

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Eagles Soar to 23-11 Playoff Win Over Giants

For all of you Eagle fans, as much as it hurts, here you go.  Enjoy.

The Eagles beat the defending Super Bowl champion Giants, 23-11. Eagles’ quarterback Donovan McNabb accounted for two touchdowns in the victory. The win was the Eagles’ second over New York at Giants Stadium in two months.

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So Much for Princess….


Well, so much for Princess the pronosticating camel of Popcorn Park Zoo.

As everyone is by know well aware of, Princess predicted a Giant victory over the Eagles in their NFL Divisional playoff game today.
 Needless to say, many Giant fans (myself included) took her prediction as a good omen. After all, Princess’s  record at predicting games this year stood at an outstanding 15-3 before today.
Unfortunately for Giant fans Princess got it wrong.
The Eagles soared over the Giants to a score of 23 -11 and wont stop flying until they touch down in Phoenix next Sunday to play the Cardinals in the NFC title game, the winner of which plays in the Superbowl February 1st. 
Kudous goes to the Eagle, today they were the better team and now have to be favored over the Cardinals to make it to the Superbowl.
Prediction for next week:
Eagles 24  Cardinals 19 
(just don’t quote me on that, my record for picking winners this season terrible!)
 
 

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So Much for Princess….


Well, so much for Princess the pronosticating camel of Popcorn Park Zoo.

As everyone is by know well aware of, Princess predicted a Giant victory over the Eagles in their NFL Divisional playoff game today.
 Needless to say, many Giant fans (myself included) took her prediction as a good omen. After all, Princess’s  record at predicting games this year stood at an outstanding 15-3 before today.
Unfortunately for Giant fans Princess got it wrong.
The Eagles soared over the Giants to a score of 23 -11 and wont stop flying until they touch down in Phoenix next Sunday to play the Cardinals in the NFC title game, the winner of which plays in the Superbowl February 1st. 
Kudous goes to the Eagle, today they were the better team and now have to be favored over the Cardinals to make it to the Superbowl.
Prediction for next week:
Eagles 24  Cardinals 19 
(just don’t quote me on that, my record for picking winners this season terrible!)
 
 

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Filed under Arizona Cardinals, NFL, NY Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, Popcorn Park Zoo, Princess the Camel, Superbowl