“Senator Stabenow, doesn’t the LG Chem boondoggle contradict your claim that green subsidies bring jobs to America? And wouldn’t voting for the Keystone pipeline have brought many more jobs?”
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The Boca Bout was about foreign policy, but a subplot was of particular interest to Michigan’s economy: President Obama’s whopper on the auto bailout. For the first time, the two candidates went head-to-head on the Government Motors details – and Obama got it wrong. Badly wrong. Damn-the-facts-I’m-clinging-to-my-talking-points wrong. For the record, Mitt Romney has always … Continue Reading →
Think of how Romney-Obama presidential race turned around with one debate and now imagine that the Hoekstra-Stabenow race will have no debates at all. The stunning development is a devastating blow to the Hoekstra campaign in what may have been his last chance to turn around a flagging campaign. The Hoekstra camp is understandably frustrated that … Continue Reading →
This is a summary of the second debate between former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama in a real-time diary format.
Vice President Joe Biden channeled Raging Biden, but Rep. Paul Ryan held up, holding serve for Romney’s initial debate lead. Starting from foreign policy, leading to the economy, and on to Medicare/Medicaid, we seem to learn more about policy from the people who actually won’t be president. The vice presidential session felt like a real … Continue Reading →
What’s the unemployment rate? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s 7.8% and looking better by all accounts.