Social Security Tag
The House passed a payroll tax plan — largely along party lines — that would keep alive Social Security payroll tax cuts for some 160 million Americans at President Barack Obama’s request. Then an oil pipeline got in the way.
Do you like live drama? Reality television? Accountability? Seeing people sweat? Public squabbles? If so, how come our leaders just give dueling speeches? It’s time to import from the British: The President’s Questions needs to happen.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday laid out a level-headed plan to reduce the deficit by $4 trillion over 12 years. He also took shots at Rep. Paul Ryan’s Republican vision.