After a romping victory in 2010 on the promise of jobs, jobs, and more jobs, the right wing of the Republican Party stuffed themselves on hubris and got stupid. Seven months after the election, Republicans have yet to create a job. But that doesn't mean they've done nothing.
Kentucky’s senior senator, U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, rose to the podium on the Senate floor last Thursday, and spoke about the need to view the upcoming debt limit vote as an opportunity to reduce Washington spending, reform entitlements and grow the economy. “With each...
Mitch McConnell is not telling the truth when he says of our fiscal issues, “We don’t have this problem because we tax too little. We have it because we spend too much.”That isn't even close to true.Our nation faces unprecedented challenges on many fronts.
Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-KY, won a prominent place in the weekend news cycle when he made pointed statements last Friday about Medicare, taxes, and what it would take for him to support an increase in the debt ceiling.He chose his words carefully. Amid blustery talking points, McConnell...
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