July 12, 2011 - 6:24pm
President Obama, in his own words.
In an interview broadcast of NBC News, President Obama said: “The last thing you want to do is raise taxes in the middle of a recession, because that would just suck up, take more demand out of the economy and put businesses in a further hole.” Unfortunately, he made that...
July 1, 2011 - 10:45am
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 has been promoting a new big lie of late... that the debt ceiling be considered a viable leverage point for Draconian Republican demands.Called out for couching his position several weeks ago, the senior senator from Kentucky has gone from running to legs a blurred, fiery, circle of...
June 13, 2011 - 4:44pm
"The solutions are right in front of us." We're spending too much.
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. ...
June 13, 2011 - 8:00am
McConnell proposes solving our problems by refusing to pay for the solutions.
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.
August 26, 2010 - 5:13pm
A summary of local news for August 24, 2010