Sellout! Republicans lose debt ceiling debate… but Mitch McConnell got $2 billion for KY
Needless to say, a lot of people aren’t thrilled with the “deal” the Republicans in Congress agreed to. Basically, the Senate debt ceiling plan that was later approved by the House, kicks the can down the road and does not give the GOP a victory on much of anything… Except, of course, for the $2 billion Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) secured for his home state. See Glenn’s reaction to Sen. McConnell’s “Kentucky Kickback” HERE.
Pursuit of the Truth, Episode 6: Who will make the final 3?
Well, it’s time for the contestants to show the judges what they’re made of… On Wednesday night, the sixth episode of Pursuit of the Truth featured the contestants heading back to TheBlaze’s NYC studios to present their two-minute sizzle reels to the judges, who held nothing back in their critiques. Get a recap of the episode HERE. TheBlaze TV subscribers can watch the entire episode on demand HERE.
Yale researcher realizes the TEA Party is a lot smarter than he thought
Dan Kahn, a professor of law at Yale Law School, recently released data on the relationship between “science comprehension” and political outlooks. And, much to Kahn’s surprise, the data found a strong correlation between science comprehension and self-identified TEA Party members. See the full analysisHERE.
Sneak peek of Hutch focuses on the importance of fatherhood
For months, Glenn has been telling everyone about a man named Ken Hutcherson, aka Hutch. On radio, TV, in the office, at live events – Glenn has made it known that Hutch would be a big part of the movement taking place in this country. This fall, TheBlaze will air a four episode mini-series featuring Hutch, and on Wednesday night viewers got a sneak peek at this fascinating new series. Watch highlights of the sneak peek HERE. TheBlaze TV subscribers can watch the entire sneak peek on demand HERE.
18 senators voted against debt ceiling deal… Who are they?
The Senate approved a debt ceiling deal last night by an 81-18 margin, with the 18 “no” votes coming exclusively from Republicans. Not surprisingly, names like Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, and Pat Toomey are on the list. But interestingly, the 18 “no’s” also included Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Marco Rubio (R-FL). Why the sudden switch to fiscal conservatism? Glenn explains the votes on radio today. WATCH
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“The Forgotten Man” sounds off on the debt ceiling deal
Glenn has talked a lot about the idea of a “forgotten man” lately. The Forgotten Man is the millions of Americans who just want to be decent to one another, to use common sense, and to stay out of the games being played in Washington. Today, the Forgotten Man can be found in the 49 states that didn’t get a $2 billion kickback from the debt ceiling compromise. Glenn read an email he received from one Forgotten Man on radio this morning. MORE