Boxer admits Senate’s ‘abortion compromise’ nothing more than legislative sleight of hand

Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, has admitted to a national news agency that the so-called abortion compromise in the U.S. Senate’s proposed healthcare bill will actually do nothing to stop federal funding of abortions and amounts to nothing more than a clever accounting trick.

Boxer, who played a prominent role in brokering the ‘compromise’ in behind-closed-doors meetings with Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nevada, and Sen. Ben Nelson, D-Nebraska (who insisted on the abortion provision to obtain his yes vote), came under withering attacks from her longtime pro-abortion supporters following the inclusion of the Nelson provision.

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Ben Nelson, Mary Landrieu, Rob Blagojevich and the best Senate Money Can Buy

Former Illinois Governor Rob Blagojevich was summarily arrested when government wire taps revealed the possibility that he was attempting to “sell” Barack Obama’s open Senate seat to the “highest bidder”.

It looks like at least two (and probably a good deal more) Senate seats were summarily sold this very weekend in Washington, D.C., and nobody seems to be doing anything about it.

Where’s the U.S . Attorney when we really need him?