Monday, July 25, 2011

Speaker Boehner Lies (updated)

From Speaker Boehner's remarks:

President Obama came to Congress in January and requested business as usual -- yet another routine increase in the national debt limit -- we in the House said 'not so fast.' Here was the president, asking for the largest debt increase in American history, on the heels of the largest spending binge in American history.
(emphasis mine)

The truth in graph form from the New York Times:

UPDATE: For those of you who might need the ammunition, Steve Benen covers the lies in Boehner's truth allergy.


  1. When Chris Matthews calls you out for lying, you done f'ed up.

  2. Chris called him out on the lie about Cap, Cut and Balance being bi-partisan - that was a whopper too!

  3. amazing bald-faced lie. we watched it live and i said aloud, "He's lying!" imagine my surprise to hear the man i used to call "Tweety" call it out. shocked, i tell ya. live television's come a long way. i might have to starting watching more often. ?! :-)


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