Skip to comments.Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 6 January 2013
Posted on 01/06/2013 4:29:26 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
The Talk Shows
January 6th, 2013
Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows:
FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Reps. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Jim Jordan, R-Ohio; Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas.
MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.; Angus King, a Maine independent; Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.; Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, leaders of President Barack Obamas now-defunct deficit commission.
FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sens. McConnell; Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn.; Reps. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Mike Kelly, R-Pa., Rick Nolan, D-Minn., and Matt Salmon, R-Ariz.
THIS WEEK (ABC): Sens. McConnell and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.; Reps. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, and Tom Cotton, R-Ark.
STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Heitkamp; Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C.
Annnnd....a Hunnert Larri!
>>I thought Van Hollen said it regarding FNS.<<
Here's an excerpt from the transcript:
ROBERTS: Well, if this discussion this morning is any indication of how the next eight weeks are going to go, it's going to be interesting time.
Let me shift --
VAN HOLLEN: It's becoming a fact-free zone, that's the problem.
Yep you nailed it
I think we also need to start advertising on Judge Judy, Ellen, etc.
Basic messages... “Republicans don’t want to take your tampons” etc.
That mistake was made in April 2011. Boehner was outsmarted again by the WH. The idea was that neither party wanted the cuts as outlined. Rather, it was supposed to force them into a deal. So far, it has not happened. That said, I bet that they come up with a deal and it won't be a good one in terms of debt and deficits. Both parties don't want any real cuts.
Yes, entitlement reform, especially Medicare is absolutely necessary. But now we have added another huge entitlement program, Obamacare, that will make things worse. Obamacare is going to cost much more than the projections. When the CBO scored the bill, it included the $716 billion from Medicare, but this latest deal again includes the doc fix, which means the reductions CBO scored will not occur.
I am so disgusted with the quality of our elected officials and their perspective, that I really cannot focus on these Sunday shows any more. Maybe Van Hollen spoke a truth: it is all a fact free zone.
Nah...He wouldn't know the truth if it bit him in the @$$.
He was just being insulting to the FNS host and Jordan for actually telling the truth.
Rammer, Jammer, Yellow Hammer!