"Fox News Sunday" is heading to Louisville, Ky. Jack Conway, Kentucky's attorney general and the Democratic candidate for Senate , and Rand Paul, the Republican nominee and son of Representative Ron Paul, Republican of Texas, have agreed to a live debate on "Fox News Sunday" on Oct.3 at 9 a.m. (Eastern time).
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#41172 Jun 1, 2012
Obamanomics Has Failed the American People, Time for a New Direction
Over the last month, unemployment has risen to 8.2 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Sadly, the jobs report has become a monthly reminder of how badly President Obama’s fiscal and economic policies have failed the American people. Upwards of 23 million Americans are either unemployed or underemployed. And their prospects for finding full-time employment are persistently bleak after 40 straight months of unemployment at 8 percent or higher. This is completely unacceptable.
By the White House’s own estimates in January 2009, the President’s recovery plan, also known as the stimulus, would bring unemployment down to below 6 percent by May 2012. It’s clear that the stimulus failed to produce the number of jobs that were promised, but all of the hype came with a big price tag for taxpayers who are left holding the bag. Since President Obama took office, he has increased U.S. debt by 5 trillion dollars, and more than 1 trillion of that came from the failed stimulus package. If only the President were as good at creating jobs as he is at raking up more debt.
As you can see from the jobs bill tracker, the vast majority of these bills remain stalled in the Democrat-controlled Senate. All the while, millions of Americans remain jobless, and small businesses are struggling to stay afloat amongst the onslaught of new regulations and taxes.
Here's your stats folks:
Since: May 12
#41173 Jun 1, 2012
true ... very true
#41174 Jun 1, 2012
Would that non-biased, neutral website be run by Eric Cantor? hahahahaha!! Stats!! I love it!! Really, do you think we're that stupid?
#41175 Jun 1, 2012
Democrat multi-billionaire. And they talk about Donald Trump?
#41177 Jun 1, 2012
color wtf two- you rethuglicans hate all black people and the only thing you can find wrong with Obama is his skin color. You know he is perfect in every way otherwise but won't admit it because fauxnews brainwashed you. You probably have Bill O'Reilly PJ's because he controls your thoughts. All that you repunklicans care about is money. You want all the money you can get your grimy hands on where us democrats only want enough money to have some food and maybe a small efficiency apartment with a hotplate.
#41178 Jun 1, 2012
YOU must really "have" ca-ca for brains.....
THE LEADER'S WEEKLY SCHEDULE
WEEK OF JUNE 4, 2012
MONDAY, JUNE 4TH
On Monday, the House is not in session.
TUESDAY, JUNE 5TH
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.
Continued Consideration of H.R. 5325 - Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013 (Open Rule)(Sponsored by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen / Appropriations Committee)
Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
1) H.R. 2060 - Central Oregon Jobs and Water Security Act (Sponsored by Rep. Greg Walden / Natural Resources Committee)
2) H.R. 2336 - York River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Chellie Pingree / Natural Resources Committee)
3) H.R. 1740 - To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate a segment of Illabot Creek in Skagit County, Washington, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (Sponsored by Rep. Rick Larsen / Natural Resources Committee)
4) H.R. 3263 - Lake Thunderbird Efficient Use Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Cole / Natural Resources Committee)
5) H.R. 241 - To authorize the conveyance of certain National Forest System lands in the Los Padres National Forest in California (Sponsored by Rep. Elton Gallegly / Natural Resources Committee)
6) H.R. 2512 - Three Kids Mine Remediation and Reclamation Act (Sponsored by Rep. Joe Heck / Natural Resources Committee)
7) H.R. 4222 - To provide for the conveyance of certain land inholdings owned by the United States to the Tucson Unified School District and to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Raul Grijalva / Natural Resources Committee)
8) S. 363 - A bill to authorize the Secretary of Commerce to convey property of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to the City of Pascagoula, Mississippi, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Sen. Roger Wicker / Natural Resources Committee)
9) S. 292 - Salmon Lake Land Selection Resolution Act (Sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski / Natural Resources Committee)
10) H.R. 4282 - International Child Support Recovery Improvement Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Rick Berg / Ways and Means Committee)
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6TH, AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Wednesday and Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.
On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.
Complete Consideration of H.R. 5325 - Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013 (Open Rule)(Sponsored by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen / Appropriations Committee)
H.R. 436 - Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule)(Sponsored by Rep. Erik Paulsen / Ways and Means Committee)
Possible Consideration of H.R. 5855 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013 (Open Rule)(Sponsored by Rep. Robert Aderholt / Appropriations Committee)
Possible Consideration of H.R. 5882 - Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2013 (Subject to a Rule)(Sponsored by Rep. Ander Crenshaw / Appropriations Committee)
COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE WEEK
Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power Hearing on “EPA Priorities and Practices”
(Wednesday, June 6th, at 10:00 a.m.)
#41179 Jun 1, 2012
when is this going to stop?
#41180 Jun 1, 2012
Another liberal asleep at the wheel.
What an idiot! Like this will do a world of good and we'll all lose weight together. NOT!
"Cups bigger than 16 ounces would disappear from self-serve fountains in fast-food joints, although refills would still be allowed."
#41181 Jun 1, 2012
Are you smokin' with Mary Jane tonight?!!
#41182 Jun 1, 2012
No Jay, He is just Ignorant...
#41184 Jun 2, 2012
You are high on cow farts again dumbass.
#41185 Jun 2, 2012
Are you snorting more horseshit tonight?
#41186 Jun 2, 2012
LOL ... now that will get him re-elected for sure
#41187 Jun 2, 2012
President George W. Bush brought a sense of humor to his remarks at the unveiling of his portrait on Thursday, thanking the White House for inviting his "rowdy friends" and joking President Obama can reflect on his picture when making big decisions, "what would George do?"
#41188 Jun 2, 2012
White supremacists: American Front members charged with anti-government crimes
By Henry Pierson Curtis, Orlando Sentinel
3:50 p.m. EST, June 1, 2012
Prosecutors formally charged accused members of the American Front white supremacy group with conducting anti-government paramilitary training in Osceola County, records show.
Twelve members of the group arrested last month — along with an unnamed co-conspirator — were charged Friday afternoon.
"Today, Central Floridians sent a strong message to our communities – the message that criminal behavior whose thesis is hate and intolerance will not be allowed to flourish in our neighborhoods," Orange-Osceola State Attorney Lawson Lamar wrote in statement.
mco2abq at 5:54 PM June 1, 2012
why don't you arrest Jesse and Reverand Al? Go into Parramore and Crime Hills and arrest all of them that want to murder whites.
Rockon55 at 4:53 PM June 1, 2012
So, We're going to arrest the black panthers that placed a bounty on Zimmermans head now?
Evidently what's Good for the Goose...
ISN'T good for the Gander....in Florida!
#41189 Jun 2, 2012
George would screw it all up, just like his stupid Daddy.
#41191 Jun 2, 2012
YepperZ...My take too!
Pink Panthers.... anyone? ;-)
Since: Feb 07
#41192 Jun 2, 2012
After the investigations and Senate Subcommittee hearings in 2013.
Since: Feb 07
#41193 Jun 2, 2012
Save a tree, Vote them OUT!
#41195 Jun 2, 2012
He'd run back to his ranch and clear brush for several weeks. In his absence Cheney or Carl Rove would decide for him.
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