Cathy Mitchell's Blog – July 2011 Archive (3)

Need to take the Senate in 2012

Having just heard that the Senate again tabled a bill that was passed in the House, it is apparent that in order to get sane legislation passed, Republicans need to keep control of the House in 2012, and get a majority in the Senate. The current tally is 47 Republicans, 51 Democrats and 2 Independents who caucus with the Dems. Unfortunately, Colorado can't help the odds in 2012, but of the 33 seats up for re-election, 23 are Democrat/Independent either retiring or up for re-election but only…

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Added by Cathy Mitchell on July 29, 2011 at 10:02pm — 1 Comment

Defining the Tea Party

 

Interesting exchange on the Denver Post blogs:

 

Runnermike wrote:These tea party jokers had no problem want to blow a hole in the budget by making Bush's Tax Cuts permanent. do you think they care one bit that it would saddle future generations with additional debt. No? Funny how they didn't even form until a Democrat was back in the white house.
Sunny5280 wrote

From what…
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Added by Cathy Mitchell on July 28, 2011 at 8:41am — No Comments

"How Paul Ryan's flawed budget plan has improved the debate over our fiscal future."

The Ryan Reaction

How Paul Ryan's flawed budget plan has improved the debate over our fiscal future.



Barack Obama and Paul Ryan. Click image to expand. In the past two weeks, American political debate has improved considerably. Thanks to…

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Added by Cathy Mitchell on July 15, 2011 at 7:01pm — No Comments

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