On this Sunday's Meet the Press, Sen. Jon Kyl was asked what he thought of GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich's statement that the Occupy Wall Street protesters should "Go get a job right after you take a bath" and Kyl wasn't willing to put an ounce of daylight between his views and those of the former Speaker of the House.
Among the predictable differences between the Democratic and Republican members of the so-called debt super committee is this: Democrats propose to increase revenue by raising taxes, while Republicans want to increase revenue by cutting taxes.
That all six of the Republicans selected to the Congressional debt reduction "Super Committee" are signers of Grover Norquist's anti-tax pledge is hardly surprising. But the choice of Arizona Senator Jon Kyl, is an especially fitting one for
Even a congressional super committee might not be able to save Congress from its archenemy: the disappointed American people.
As unhappy as I am about how this whole debt ceiling hostage taking is going and wondering what we're in for after we get more details on what's being agreed to right now, I was glad to see someone finally push back at this Republican talking point
Jon Kyl Continues The "Can't Raise Taxes On The Job Creators" Nonsense In The Republican Weekly Address
In the Republican Weekly Address, Sen. Jon Kyl continued with more of the GOP's latest excuse for why no one can ever dare to take tax rates back to where they were when Bill Clinton was in office. Heaven forbid we can't raise taxes on the "job
Kyl Claims The Ryan Budget Is Not 'Radical' Because It Adds To The Deficit--But Is This The GOP's Idea Of Fiscal Responsibility?
(h/t Heather of VideoCafe) I had to listen to this clip of Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Arizona, who joined Eric Cantor earlier last week and bailed on the debt-ceiling negotiation, several times to convince myself that I was actually hearing what I thought
After walking out of the debt ceiling negotiations this week, which Chris Wallace conveniently forgot to ask Sen. Jon Kyl about, Kyl defended the Republicans refusal to raise taxes during this interview on Fox News Sunday. Republicans continue to
From earlier this week, Stephen Colbert had a bit of fun with former Iowa gubernatorial candidate and gay bashing wingnut, Bob Vander Plaats and his organization, the Iowa Family Leader for comparing homosexuality to secondhand cigarette
Howard Kurtz Wonders Why Holding Sen. Jon Kyl Accountable For His 'Not Meant To Be Factual' Statement Falls To Late-night Comics
Howard Kurtz asked his panel on Reliable Sources this weekend whether most of the media gave Jon Kyl a pass for his statement that abortion is "well over 90% of what Planned Parenthood does" and his later walk back that it "was not intended to be a