Conservative Wanderer

“A troubled and afflicted mankind looks to us, pleading for us to keep our rendezvous with destiny; that we will uphold the principles of self-reliance, self-discipline, morality, and, above all, responsible liberty for every individual that we will become that shining city on a hill.” — Ronald Wilson Reagan

WaPo Gives Harry Reid Four Pinnochios On Mitt Romney’s Taxes

When the left-leaning Washington Post feels it necessary to give a claim by a prominent Democrat their toughest rating of four Pinnochios (described on their “About the Fact Checker” page as simply “Whoppers,” and no they don’t mean the candy), you know it’s gotta be a real doozy of a lie.

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Harry Reid: Seniors Love Junk Mail

I kid you not:

“And when talking about seniors, seniors love getting junk mail. It’s sometimes their only way of communicating or feeling like they’re part of the real world,” Reid continued. “Elderly Americans, more than anyone in America, rely on the United States Postal Service, but unless we act quickly, thousands of post offices … will close. I’ve said this earlier today; I repeat it.”

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Reid Refusing To Pass Bill Obama Said He Wanted Passed Now

Remember that jobs bill that Obama stood in front of Congress and demanded that they pass right away? Harry Reid seems to have forgotten:

President Obama still is pressing Congress to pass his jobs stimulus bill immediately, but his own party leaders in the Senate, where Democrats have a majority, have pushed that vote off yet again.

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Kerry, Baucus, and Murray Named To Super Committee

National Journal (emphasis in original):

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., will appoint Democratic Sens. Patty Murray of Washington, Max Baucus of Montana, and John Kerry of Massachusetts to the new super committee tasked with finding $1.2 trillion in additional deficit reduction by November 23, according to a senior Democratic aide familiar with Reid’s decision, which is expected to be made public as early as Wednesday.

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CBO: Boehner Plan Cuts More Than Reid Plan

That is, if you take one of Reid’s number tricks out of the equation

The debt-ceiling plan authored by House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) cuts the deficit by more than the plan by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) if an assumption about war funding is removed from the Reid bill.

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