Smell of fear, day 3:
Obama sending jobs bill to CongressIn Kennedy Center Speech, Obama Says America Is Stronger Post-9/11U.S. Reportedly Considering Big Shift in Military StrategyHeld over: George Lakoff on the use of September 11th to intimidate a nation and consolidate authoritarian power
More at the Newswire.
Smell of fear, day 2:
Republicans Fear That If Unemployment Goes Down, So Will Their Chances to Win in 2012Paul Krugman on the Years of Shame and the Bogus Heroism of Giuliani and Bush Jr.George Lakoff on the Use of 9/11 to Consolidate Conservative Power: Intimidation via Framing
Smell of fear, special GOP edition:
Obama stumps for jobs bill in Cantor's district, asks public to demand congressional actionG.O.P. Is Cautious in Jobs ResponsePrograms You Pay into — Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security — Are Under Attack by Both PartiesWatch this! ► Barney Frank: Republicans Don't Want the Economy or Obama to SucceedWhite House Seeks More Use of Home Refinancing ProgramHouse And Senate Leaders Reach Deal to Avert FAA ShutdownWhistleblower Fired After Revealing Wisconsin 'Voter Suppression'
Okay, so now it's on!
Obama Challenges Congress on Job PlanObama Taking His Jobs Plan to the American PeopleObama Jobs Plan ina aNutshell: $447 Billion, More Than Half in Tax Cuts, to Be Paid for By Super CommitteeBoehner: "The proposals the President outlined tonight merit consideration" Reid: Obama's American Jobs Acts 'presents a litmus test' for GOP4th Circuit: Virginia can't stop Affordable Care ActReid will hold vote for disaster relief, but Eric Cantor still objectsPerry's team desperately trying to spin their way out of Social Security debacleBernie Sanders Offers Bold Plan to Tackle "Jobs Crisis" and No Cuts to Social Safety Network
While the media obsessed over a fake "debate", there was real news:
Obama Advisors Feared a Coup if the Administration Prosecuted War CrimesGOP freshmen to Cantor: Forget spending cuts, give us our storm aid