- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
Late last week, a group of 100 U.S. Representatives sent a letter to the so-called Super Committee urging the handpicked group of twelve legislators to consider all options for mandatory and discretionary spending and revenues in order to reach the committees goal of $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction over the next ten years. In Washington, speak this is code for raising taxes.
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We will be providing streaming video of the 2011 Defending the American Dream Summit, which begins at 11AM on Friday, and ends on Saturday at 5PM.
Speakers for the Summit include businessman and GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain, former MA Governor and GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, radio host Mark Levin, Judge Andrew Napolitano, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, best selling author Dinesh D'Souza, conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart, VA Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina ,and many more.
[img_assist|nid=25037|title=|desc=|link=url|url=http://www.americansforprosperity.org/budget-spending|align=left|width=79|height=103]When stumping for his stimulus plan in 2009, President Obama promised that if the giant $800 billion dollar stimulus was passed unemployment would not go above 8 percent and we would save or create 3 million jobs. Yet the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the President has fallen far short of his goal: the unemployment rate is 9.1 percent. The broader rate of unemployment, including discouraged and part time workers, is at 16.5 percent.
With unemployment remaining above 9%, Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has an unorthodox jobs program - shutting down private business and jeopardizing good-paying jobs in the process.
In an interview late last week, House Minority Leaeder Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told CNBC that Boeing should either unionize its production facilities in South Carolina, or shut them down entirely.
Do you think its right that Boeing has to close down that plant in South Carolina because its non union? asked host Maria Bartiromo. Pelosis reply: Yes.
The minority leader quickly added that she would rather it simply unionize and stay open. But barring unionization, by Pelosis reasoning, it should simply shut down.