Republicans’ first major bill may be a big subsidy to Disney, the NFL and property insurers

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Well Boehner’s Speaker again so what else should we expect? Same old same old. More subsidies. More sweetheart deals. More winks. More nods. More crony capitalism.

Don’t you just love the Republicans, that “party of small government”?

(From The Washington Examiner)

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid scolded Republicans last month for abandoning a federal reinsurance program beloved by many industries: the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.

Reid instructed Republicans to put TRIA — which created a taxpayer backstop for property insurers after 9/11 — at the top of their agenda. Joining Reid in this cry was a chorus of industry lobbies. And Republicans have responded.

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