Sen. Mark Pryor on “the no new tax pledge”: July 28, 2011

There is quite a bit of Arkansas politics stuck away in this report of national political developments concerning the debt ceiling. Mark Pryor has a reasonable argument as to why members of congress who have signed the Norquist “no new taxes” pledge might want to change their minds. He also has a bit of an interesting development about Sen. Boozman. Speaker Boehner is being deserted by the Tea Party and he says some House hardliners want to create chaos in order to force Democrats into deeper program cuts and to pass a balanced budget amendment. The White House seems to rule out the 14th Amendment solution, although it is gaining in popularity. The President of Wal Mart, Mike Duke, testifies on possible consequences of a default and it ain’t a pretty picture.Listen here.

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About patlynch
I am a broadcaster in Arkansas, a former freelance writer and political columnist in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Writing Coach. Speaker. Director of the Christian Foundations for Ministry program, and presently enrolled in the Anglican School of Ministry Master of Ministry program.

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