In laying out his "last resort" plan for dealing with the debt ceiling, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell [R-KY] finally made the call. "Houston, we have a problem."
"The decision to treat foreign fighters like Alwan and Hammadi as civilian criminal defendants was ill-advised."
You know that moment when Wile E. Coyote is over the cliff but he hasn't started falling yet? That's where Mitch McConnell is now with the debt ceiling issue -- and only the President of the United States can save him.
Mitch McConnell often beats Democrats by bringing guns to knife fights. But this summer he has dynamite. It may not work out.
Local news for June 20, 2011
Rand Paul and Eric Holder think it's safe to try terrorists here. Mitch McConnell and Steve Beshear disagree.
President Obama makes jokes about the state of the economy. Senator McConnell doesn't see any humor in massive unemployment.
"The solutions are right in front of us." We're spending too much.
McConnell proposes solving our problems by refusing to pay for the solutions.
Rand Paul's budget took Washington nowhere, but it will take us inside his head!
Senator McConnell knows that using the debt ceiling to cut federal spending would be like sewing your lips together to lose weight. It can't happen.
A summary of local news for April 1, 2011