Chris reviews the reaction to Bob Costas asserting that guns are responsible for the murder/suicide committed by Javon Belcher. He also assesses the Republican responses and efforts in the fiscal cliff debate, wonders if Andy Reid will be back next year, and analyzes the impact a minimum wage increase would have on New Jersey businesses.
Nutter spoke about his upcoming trip to Beijing and Tianjin with Steve Coyle’s seventh-grade social studies class at the Folk Arts Cultural Treasures Charter School, at 11th and Callowhill Streets in Chinatown.
Mayor Nutter is leading a delegation of local civic and business leaders on a week-long trip to China starting today.
While our election day is Tuesday, China makes an entirely pre-determined change in leadership on Thursday. It faces unprecedented opportunity and concern.
As the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.
Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.
Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.
Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.
Opinion: With Economics Intertwined With Foreign Affairs Romney Will Win The Final Presidential Debate
Romney’s ideas – if presented fresh and enthusiastically hopeful for America’s future – can be the final bump he needs to win this election.
It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have as many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties as Mitt Romney.
Romney looks to come back from 47% don’t pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.
Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.
While the United States looks like a lock on the gold, there’s always the possibility of an upset if Team USA gets knocked off its game along the way.
Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.
Chris details the latest potlical attacks on Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital and discuesses them with Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup. He also talks to former RNC Chairman Michael Steele and Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel after starting the second half of the season by winning two out of three in Colorado.