Democrats’ causing debt
When it comes to running up the national debt, nothing compares to
government entitlement programs like Social Security. President Bush in
Minnesota yesterday laid the blame for failure to deal with this behemoth
and unstable future debt directly on the Democrats.
Just two days ago, Democrats cheered the presidents’ failure to gain support
for reforming Social Security at the president's State of the Union address.
"There's a solution to be had," President Bush said during a visit to a 3M
plant outside Minneapolis. "Unfortunately, the atmosphere in Washington
appears that there will be no solution because there's too much politics."
Pataki tries Iowa restaurant
Governor George Pataki (R-NY) was in Sioux City, Iowa, visiting the
restaurant owned by Iowa Republican Party Chairman Ray Hoffman, according to
Journal newspaper. Pataki hinted that he is interested in being
"I am just proud of my record as governor of New York, and believe that the
policies that have helped make New York stronger could help make America
stronger too," Pataki said.
Hillary Clinton: "Dump drug help"
In a hearing on the drug assistance program the federal government provides
for seniors, Sen. Hillary Clinton stated that she favored "dumping the
program." Clinton’s action would remove more than 24 million seniors from
the new drug assistance program.
It took Congress more than 20 years to pass a drug benefit program.