Mitch McConnell’s minion are in full on spin mode trying to blame Speaker of the House John Boehner for botching the payroll tax cut extension. The only person who deserves any blame is Mitch McConnell. In this, the first deal he pretty much single handedly negotiated with the Democrats, he not only screwed up, but proved he has no freaking clue how to get the economy growing again.(Read More)
When it comes poltical posturing, the current fight over extending this year’s payroll tax cut is a classic(Read More)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans rebelled Sunday against a bipartisan, Senate-approved bill extending payroll tax cuts and jobless benefits for two months, reigniting a politically fueled holiday-season clash that had seemed all but doused(Read More)
Please your Rep and ask him/her to vote against this The House will vote tonight.
TheDC asked Boehner if he agreed with Social Security Trustee Charles Blahous, a White House appointee who recently wrote that extending the payroll tax cut could harm the current state of Social Security by moving the program away from a “benefit” earned by worker contributions.
“I do not agree with it, and I believe that offsetting the Social Security tax break for next year, offsetting it with reductions in spending that will be used to transfer to the Social Security Trust Fund, is a responsible way to proceed,” Boehner told TheDC at his weekly press briefing on Thursday.(Read More) “reduction in spending” when has that ever happened in Congress???
The media elite and the Republican ruling class are remarkably similar in their political projection for the coming year. Journalists spent the entire year savaging every fast-rising challenger to Mitt Romney. The GOPs power pundits became equally agitated at the sniff of a conservative anywhere near the top of the GOP pack. It’s the odor of extremism that both the elites in the media and the GOP have detested — always. Get rid of the Republican Ruling Class and install the Republican Country Class (Read More)