And Democratic leaders gave in to demands from the Bush administration for more money for the war without any congressionally imposed
restrictions. The latest $70 billion in war funding was incorporated into a $555-billion omnibus spending bill that will fund most of the federal
government next year.
"In the end, we had very little leverage to do anything," Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said as the once-heated war debate closed with little suspense
and no drama.
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actually just to let you know if the Washington Monument measures 555 ft and 20% of the structure is said to be underground then it would have a total
height of 693.75 feet. Not the 666 ft your hinting at.
Doesnt matter, point is, they have the authority to do the stupidest stuff without getting in trouble.......this Gov. of ours in the US is playing
God, and its not turning into an Eden anytime soon......
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