“President Obama said Tuesday that his health care law was ‘working fine,’ and he played down concerns that the law could disrupt coverage or lead to higher premiums for people who already had health insurance. … ‘I just see a huge train wreck coming down,’ Senator Max Baucus said.
Remember when President Obama prided himself on the desire to get out the red pen and go “line-by-line, page-by-page” through the federal budget to eliminate waste and inefficiency? That was a long time ago. Now, the White House is changing its tune. When it comes to the sequester, “line-by-line” is “piecemeal.” And that’s no way to do business in Washington … at least if you want to hold onto your political leverage for higher taxes.
Today’s New York Times runs a story quoting congressional conservatives, two Senators and two House Members, about the virtues of the Marketplace Fairness Act. Below are the quotes followed by public comments made by other conservatives.
Two events happened on Wednesday which should send a shiver down the spine of everyone concerned about the future of the American Jewish community. But to understand their importance it is important to consider the context in which they occurred.
President Obama’s new budget: "...in one critical area — long-term deficit reduction — the president has offered less than not only the House Republican budget but also the proposal by the Senate Democrats."