so your Senator’s a conservative?

According to this page on Politico, here’s the breakdown by party of Senate votes for and against the bailout:

GOP Dem Ind
Yea 34 40 1
Nay 15 9 0

This bailout bill is most certainly not fiscally conservative.  Here are the names of the GOP Senators who voted for this bill, alongside their claims to fiscal conservatism (if any such claim was prominently available):

GOP Senator State fiscal conservative claim
Lamar Alexander TN stalwart defender of the conservative vision
Bob Bennett UT As a conservative Republican, I yield to no one in my commitment to states’ rights
Kit Bond MO no such claim made in his bio
Richard Burr NC no such claim made in his bio
Saxby Chambliss GA no such claim made in his bio
Tom Coburn OK Dr. Coburn’s priorities in the Senate include reducing wasteful spending, balancing the budget […] and representing traditional, Oklahoma values […] He led efforts to balance the budget, offering countless amendments to trim the bloated federal budget
Norm Coleman MN A strong believer in the power of the free market and individual initiative
Susan Collins ME no such claim made in her bio
Bob Corker TN no such claim in Google cached version of his bio, website errors at time of this writing
John Cornyn TX he stands as a dedicated defender of free markets, traditional values and individual liberty.
Larry Craig ID My conservative philosophy tells me that the federal government should not intervene in our open markets. And I abhor the thought of obligating hundreds of billions of tax dollars to clean up a mess caused by a few greedy players.
GOP Senator State fiscal conservative claim
Pete Domenici NM no such claim made in his bio
John Ensign NV You’d be hard pressed to find a Senator with a more fiscally conservative record than me [sic]”
Lindsey Graham SC known as a leader who never abandons his independence or strays from the conservative reform agenda.
Chuck Grassley IA As a fiscal conservative, I’d like to see the federal government erase the federal deficit by reining in unnecessary spending, rooting out waste, fraud and abuse and maintaining pro-growth tax policies that will keep the U.S. economy on the right track.
Judd Gregg NH one of the ‘Best and Brightest’ members of Congress and a stalwart defender of the conservative vision of individual liberty and limited government.
Chuck Hagel NE no such claim made in his bio
Orrin Hatch UT Hatch’s priorities as Senator are to: […] give taxpayers back more of what they earn […] defend Constitutional rights […] cut down the size of a bloated government bureaucracy
Kay Bailey Hutchison TX no such claim made in her bio
Johnny Isakson GA a businessman, a public servant and family man whose common-sense approach and conservative values have made him a leader in Georgia for over 30 years
Jon Kyl AZ no such claim made in his bio
Richard Lugar IN has promoted policies that spur economic growth, cut taxes, lead to job creation, eliminate wasteful government spending and reduce bureaucratic red tape
GOP Senator State fiscal conservative claim
Mel Martinez FL no such claim made in his bio
John McCain AZ no such claim made in his Senate bio
Mitch McConnell KY no such claim made in his bio
Lisa Murkowski AK no such claim in Google cached version of her bio, website errors at time of this writing
Gordon Smith OR no such claim made in his bio
Olympia Snowe ME no such claim made in her bio
Arlen Specter PA no such claim in Google cached version of his bio, website errors at time of this writing
Ted Stevens AK no such claim made in his bio
John Sununu NH he has become a well-respected fiscal conservative
John Thune SD no such claim made in his bio
George Voinovich OH As the Senate’s leading ‘debt hawk,’ Senator Voinovich believes that our nation cannot continue to spend uncontrollably and reduce revenue under the assumption that our children and grandchildren will pay for it tomorrow. It is an issue of national character and intellectual honesty.
John Warner VA no such claim made in his bio
GOP Senator State fiscal conservative claim

Kudos to my Senators Sessions and Shelby, who didn’t cave.

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