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Friday, August 18, 2006

Blogosphere Digging Into Finding the Senator Holding Coburn-Obama Spending Database Bill Hostage

Wow! On Wednesday, I wonder which senator (s) put the anonymous hold on S. 2590, the Coburn-Obama Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act to establish a public database of federal spending.

Not quite two days later and legions of Blogospherians are calling their senators and asking them point-blank - Are you the senator who put a hold on Coburn-Obama. And gues who stepped forward to provide the central repository for responses? N.Z. Bear at Truth Laid Bear, of course!

You've got to see this if you haven't already. Just click on the senator's picture and you'll get the scoop on what's been learned so far. Then, if you haven't already, call your two senators and ask them - Are you the senator who put a hold on Coburn-Obama?

UPDATE: The Wall Street Journal weighs in, too!

And on our side, naturally. Go here for the original. Go here for Glenn Reynolds' response to a beligerent Senate staffer unhappy that his or her boss is being asked to go public.