Robert Jennings

Their Lips Are Moving Again

There is not much to dislike in this typical Republican self-revealing dribble since it glaringly exposes their true color. So the Republican answer is to cripple the economy with even further governmental spending cuts that mimic European reform efforts that have crippled the economy there.

Republicans say we have a spending problem and we do. However, they fail to acknowledge that it's not from spending too much -- it is from spending for the wrong things.

GOP: We’ve been lying all along

SALON (David Sirota) - Boehner's admission that we don't really have a debt crisis reveals his party's ulterior, program-cutting motives
 
I never thought I’d write these words, but here goes: Thank you, John Boehner. Thank you, Mr. Speaker, for finally admitting on national television that all the fiscal cliffs, sequestrations and budget battles you’ve created are, indeed, artificially fabricated by ideologues and self-interested politicians and not the result of some imminent crisis that’s out of our control.

America owes this debt of gratitude to Boehner after he finally came clean on yesterday’s edition of ABC’s “This Week” and admitted that “we do not have an immediate debt crisis.” (His admission was followed up by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, who quickly echoed much the same sentiment on CBS’ “Face the Nation”).

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