Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the omnibus spending bill
for the 2009 fiscal year and our congressman Buck McKeon expressed concern over
what he dubbed "Democrats' continued federal spending spree." The bill calls
for $410 billion in spending.
Late Thursday evening the Los Angeles Dodgers announced that
they received a letter from Scott Boras, the agent for Manny Ramirez, rejecting
the most recent offer that the club made. This rejection is the fourth by
the agent in the club's attempts to sign Manny.