Rep. Eric Cantor smirks while gutting the STOCK Act

CD024: Let’s Gut the STOCK Act

In the hours before the Boston marathon bombing, President Obama quietly signed a bill gutting the STOCK Act. Full details on the shady way both houses of Congress passed the bill in under two days.

Links to Information in this Podcast

Music: Money, Money, Money by The Undercover Hippy (found on MusicAlley by mevio)

Congressional Dish summary of S.716

Text of S. 716

60 Minutes segment on insider trading in Congress

C-SPAN video of the STOCK Act signing ceremony

Senate passage of S. 716 took 10 seconds

Rep. Eric Cantor’s smirky face as he takes 14 seconds to pass S. 716 in the House:



Congressional Dish summary of H.R. 882
, the bill that sort of stops government contracts from going to corporations with seriously delinquent tax debt.

Text of H.R. 882: Contracting and Tax Accountability Act of 2013


Congressional Dish summary of H.R. 1163
, the bill about information security policies.

Text of H.R. 1163: Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2013

Text of H.R. 756: The Cybersecurity Enhancement Act

CIA allegedly gave a $600 million contract to Amazon for cloud computing technology

Text of H.R. 249: Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2013, which fires Federal workers for having unpaid taxes

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