Find out more →

Get unlimited access. Become a digital member!

Monday, January 14, 2013

Obama: 'We are not a deadbeat nation'

Posted By on Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 11:15 AM

President Obama talked tough this morning. The debt ceiling must be raised. The U.S. must meet existing obligations. He squarely puts the responsibility for the decision on Republicans.

The new Republican congressman from the 4th District, Tom Cotton of the Club for Growth, has already said he's untroubled by a default. He's ready for the U.S. to take this medicine, he says. Reps. Griffin, Womack and Crawford? Sen. Boozman?

Tags: ,

Speaking of President Obama, debt Ceiling

Comments (14)

Showing 1-14 of 14

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-14 of 14

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

  • Jackson T. Stephens Jr. says judicial recall is on his agenda

    Steve Stephens says he's thinking of putting his inherited wealth to work to allow judicial recall under Arkansas law. That's how mad he is about losing his case to take the minimum wage increase off the ballot.
    • Oct 31, 2014
  • State Election board admonishes Jefferson County clerk

    Jefferson County Clerk Patricia Royal Johnson has accepted a letter of warning from the state Board of Election Commissioners to settle a complaint that she violated numerous election laws during the 2014 primary/judicial elections.
    • Oct 31, 2014
  • More »

Most Shared

  • Mental health system in crisis in Arkansas

    The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) has been sounding the alarm of a nationwide crisis in mental health services since 2011. On the other side of the Atlantic, the National Health Service in the United Kingdom is struggling to provide adequate mental health services. For us mental health professionals in Arkansas, these jeremiads ring a familiar bell.
  • Stacy Hurst gets a wrong number — retired judge — with fake poll

    The fake polling operation by Republican Stacy Hurst's campaign for state House barked up the wrong tree today. Retired Justice Jack Holt said he was voting for Clarke Tucker no matter what information they were putting out.
  • The demagogues must be crazy

    As Election Day in Arkansas gets closer, the demagoguery is going into high gear. A few lowlights from those seeking votes by playing to the worst in us.
  • Election decisions

    The Democratic Party candidates for top offices in Arkansas are centrists, with records of bipartisanship in public life. In each race, Republican opponents are from the extreme right end of the spectrum.
  • Leslie Rutledge is not fit to be attorney general

    Seven reasons why.

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

 

© 2014 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation