What would happen if Jesus were to suddenly appear at the base of the Statue of Liberty, wave his arms and proclaim “I’m here to heal the sick in America” and suddenly every sick person in America was healed? What … Continue reading →
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Stock trades and the financial crisis:
As Senate minority leader, McConnell was a point person once the stimulus moved to the Senate. When it looked like it was in jeopardy, Paulson worked the phones to salvage the deal. “The stimulus train is grinding to a halt,” McConnell told reporters on Jan. 31, following several calls with Paulson in the previous week. That same day, he made trades worth between $60,000 and $200,000, rearranging four mutual funds and selling shares in an international fund, buying shares in another and reconfiguring investments in two domestic funds. Read more.
According to the Washington Post Senator Mitch McConnell's estimated wealth was $3.1 million in 2004. Senator Mitch McConnell's estimated wealth jumped to $27.2 million by 2010.
Senator Mitch McConnell's Senate (government) salary is $193,400 a year. So how did Senator Mitch McConnell accumulate $24.1 million from 2004 to 2010 (+786% since 2004) on a government salary of $193,400 a year? Give me a break!Continue reading →