Local news for Aug. 10, 2011
Citizens will take to the streets Wednesday in Louisville, Lexington, and Jeffersonville, Indiana to tell Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, and Representatives John Yarmuth, Ben Chandler, Todd Young that what America needs now is jobs, not cuts.
"While Democrats would like to lay blame on the Tea Party for the current economic failure, it is their President who has failed in leadership, failed to lower unemployment, failed to rescue our economy, failed to prevent a downgrade of our debt, and failed to control spending."
Mitch McConnell lied yesterday. Rand Paul lied today. It has gotten to the point of being their modus operandi. Christina Romer may have been right the other day on Bill Mahr's show.
"Secretary Geithner assured everyone that raising the debt ceiling without a plan to balance the budget would not result in a downgrade to our debt. He was clearly wrong."
Play by play from Fancy Farm 2011.
Zombies are defined as animated corpses brought back to life by a spell or virus. Zombies are often easily baited by their hunger for a delicious brain. The zombies created by the virus of institutionalized racism seem to keep baiting our elected officials.
"Never again will any president from either party be allowed to raise the debt ceiling without being held accountable for it by the American people"
"This plan does not solve our problem. Not even close. I cannot abide the destruction of our economy, therefore I vigorously oppose this deal and I urge my colleagues and the American people to do the same."
"Senate Democrats are now holding up compromise on the debt ceiling not over how much to raise it, and not over what or where to cut. They are holding up the debt ceiling simply because they will not agree to a Balanced Budget Amendment."
"Rather than come up with a bill that can pass, they've been busy ginning up opposition to everything else. Now it's time for them to act. I eagerly await the Majority Leader's plan for preventing this crisis."
Sen. Paul suggested to the committee that the most serious threats to our country from terrorism come from people entering from abroad on travel visas, refugee visas, and student visas.