Obama Rips Republicans for Continuing to Block Unemployment Benefits

In his weekly radio address today, President Obama lashed out at Senate Republicans who are blocking an extension of unemployment benefits. Obama essentially called the Republicans hypocrites, “They’ve got no problem spending money on tax breaks for folks at the top who don’t need them and didn’t even ask for them; but they object to helping folks laid off in this recession who really do need help.” read more

Right Wing Smears Harry Reid with Edited Video

After the right wing took a beating this week due to Jim Bunning one man filibuster of jobless benefits, they counter attacked by doing what they do best. They spread a heavily edited seven second video of Harry Reid that makes it seem like he is calling the loss of 36,000 more jobs good news, but they leave out the fact that the good news Reid was referring to is that job losses were less than expected.