The Bureau of Labor Statistics released September's employment figures on Friday and it was almost entirely good news. The economy added 248,000 new jobs during the month and the unemployment rate dropped to 5.9%.
McConnell asserted that belief in, and support for, the government is "an act of true radicalism," something that makes the Founding Fathers and the great majority of Americans "true radicals."
On Tuesday, after the Senate passed a bill to extend unemployment insurance to the long-term unemployed, and President Obama held a press conference requesting the GOP-led House to also pass it, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement.
What are Congressional Republicans looking to focus on when they enter the chamber on Monday? Obamacare, of course!
On New Year's Day, the White House released a statement saying in no uncertain terms that the President will push for extended benefits to be reinstated for the 1.3 million people who were cutoff last week.
It was a certainty that Republicans would use the recent good news on the economy, both GDP growth and job numbers, as a reason to find new ways to thwart the recovering economy and kill more jobs.
Republicans in Congress and statehouses have made every attempt to create a permanent underclass living in poverty, and they are unfazed at the devastation they are creating for children