Saturday, July 30, 2011

I Love Schizophrenia In The Morning

update: House rejects Reid debt ceiling plan after tense debate
By Pete Kasperowicz

The House on Saturday afternoon rejected a debt ceiling plan from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid after a contentious debate in which Democrats accused Republicans of setting up the bill to fail.

Read the full story here.

I think I should rename this entry as live blogging the debt crisi

Going through the headlines this morning is like I'm trapped in a schizophrenics brain or something.

House passes revised Boehner debt plan with 218-210 vote
By Russell Berman, Erik Wasson and Bernie Becker
The 218-210 vote occurred nearly a full day after it was originally scheduled as Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) agreed to revise the legislation to win enough conservative support to carry the House.

Senate quickly stalls Boehner debt plan
By Josiah Ryan and Alexander Bolton
The Senate on Friday evening rejected House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) plan to raise the debt limit, upping the ante in the game of chicken between House and Senate.

Reid alters debt plan to attract GOP support
By Alexander Bolton and Josiah Ryan
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has revised his plan to raise the debt limit in a last-ditch bid to attract Republican support.

House to vote down Reid's deficit plan
By Pete Kasperowicz
The House will reconvene Saturday to vote on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) budget plan, and will vote on Reid's proposal under a suspension of House rules.

Obama: House Republicans wasted 'precious days' with Boehner plan
By Gautham Nagesh
President Obama used his his weekly address to call out House Republicans for holding up the process of getting "our fiscal house in order."

Kyl: Dems using debt debate for 'much broader tax increases'
By Jamie Klatell
Republicans have tried to work with Democrats to solve the debt crisis, but "behind the scenes" Democrats insisted on huge tax increases, Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz) said Saturday.

Boehner: 'I stuck my neck out a mile' for debt-ceiling deal with White House
By Pete Kasperowicz
A defiant House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) late Friday defended his debt-ceiling plan by saying it is the only viable plan on paper so far.

and then I love this one:
Apple has more cash than the US Treasury
Los Angeles Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
Apple is sitting on a pile of money that's bigger than the Treasury's dwindling balance.