Tag Archives: Mitch McConnell

Is there substance to tax reform?

Read my lips: no new taxes–George H. W. Bush at the 1988 Republican National Convention Tax policy is hard; details of proposed reforms are scarce. Players disagree on what reforms are needed. Many claims for benefits of tax reform are … Continue reading

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Senate GOP Leaders–Supreme Obstructionists?

This article was written by Cath Kestler, resident of Silver Creek. It can also be found in the (Dunkirk) Observer Today   “If we’re picking people to draw out of their own conscience and experience a ‘new’ Constitution, we should … Continue reading

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Mitch McConnell (R-KY) explains his plans

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) explained his plan to use a government shutdown as a bargaining chip against President Barack Obama to a room full of wealthy conservatives two months ago, according to audio obtained by The Nation magazine. … Continue reading

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Cut Entitlements–OR–Cut Loop Holes? What Will Congress Do?

“But the biggest problem we have at the moment is spending and debt. That’s going to dominate the Congress between now and the end of March.  None of these issues, I think, will have the kind of priority that spending … Continue reading

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Members of Congress Should Respect the Constitution

  Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell told the Sunday talk show hosts that Republicans would use “whatever leverage we have” in Congress to force spending cuts on the President.  Any further revenue increases to deal with the country’s debt problem … Continue reading

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