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Saturday, February 13, 2010

Give Me Gridlock or Give Me Death

If Patrick Henry were alive today gridlock is what he would ask for. Larry Kudlow of the Kudlow Report said gridlock would be a welcome result of the current political environment. Gridlock would represent stability for a jittery investment community seeking relief from government over-reaching and control. If business could be sure that Congress will fail to pass any major legislation, except tax and spending cuts, for the next few years the market and the economy would have the stability it needs to recover. If the Bush Tax cuts are extended; If Cap N' Trade and the Bank Fee bills fail to pass; If Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could be made to pay the piper; Oh, there I go again. Thinking there are people in Washington who worry about the nation. Give me Gridlock…