October 11, 2011 - 8:14pm
Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell
"There's really only one thing you need to know about the first stimulus to oppose this second one, and it's this: $825 billion later, there are 1.5 million fewer jobs in this country than there were when the first stimulus was signed. That's the clearest proof it was a monstrous failure. And it's the surest proof we have that those who support this second stimulus are not doing so to create jobs... Why on earth would you support an approach that we already know won't work?"
President Obama addressed an audience of union electricians at a Pittsburgh training center today, and used the opportunity to tout his $447 billion jobs bill.  “Today is the day when every American will find out exactly where their senator stands on this jobs bill,” Obama told the...
October 5, 2011 - 2:10pm
Throwing a curve ball.?
"So yesterday, I tested the President's rhetoric. I proposed that we do exactly what he wants and vote, right away, on this second stimulus bill he's proposed as the supposed solution to our jobs crisis."
In an effort to illustrate just how serious the Democrats in congress are about passing President Obama’s latest “jobs bill,” Kentucky’s senior senator, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell tossed a curveball yesterday by calling for a vote on the half-trillion dollar...
October 4, 2011 - 8:03pm
Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell
President Obama obviously believes that he can blame the failure of his flawed American Jobs Act on Republican refusal to allow a vote on the bill. Today, that plan became inoperative, thanks to Sen. McConnell.
President Obama has been going around the country flogging his “American Jobs Act” with one single talking-point:  “Pass this bill!”  During the past week alone, in public speeches Obama has said "pass this bill" or some variant of it 90 times (see video).
September 27, 2011 - 5:11pm
Geithner in Louisville (Photo:  U.S. Treasury Dept.)
Secretary Geithner didn't dispute a Harvard economist's estimate that each job in the White House's jobs plan would cost almost a quarter of a million dollars.
America’s Treasury Secretary, “Turbo-Tax” Tim Geithner, is going around the country flogging President Obama’s current stimulus jobs bill, and yesterday he stopped off in Louisville.  He toured the UPS Worldport Air Hub, and used the occasion to tout the Democratic...