“Mr. Obama, Mr. Reid and Mrs. Pelosi have to sell this economic damage to an American people who have seen their 401(k)s drop in value, unemployment rise to 8.5 percent, economic growth turn negative and their home values fall.”
Politico Arena: Is it time, as Gov. Mitch Daniels says, for the GOP to stop whining about the "Democrats not being bipartisan" and start working "on alternative ideas?"
Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform: “What should the Republicans do. We have models…Reagan won. The Contract with America won. Lower taxes, limited government, a strong national defense against real threats. Saying no to destructive taxes and spending and debt and offering serious pro-growth policies that neuter or at least tame the Cerberus of labor union bosses, trial lawyers and corrupt big city machines. It is not rocket science. It is work.”
The Hill Congress Blog: Barack Obama has said he’ll look for an ‘empathetic’ Supreme Court justice who understands how court decisions affect Americans’ lives. Are these the proper criteria? If not, what qualities should Obama look for in a Supreme Court justice?
Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform: “If Barack Obama was offering to choose the umpires for the World Series and explained he wanted “empathetic” umpires who would make their calls based on how they felt about the players and their backgrounds and life stories how would American baseball fans react?”
Grover Norquist, Director of Americans for Tax Reform, discusses Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn’s bill to increase transparency in government spending.