"I don't know how much God has to do to get the attention of the politicians," Bachmann said at a rally "We've had an earthquake; we've had a hurricane. He said, 'Are you going to start listening to me here?' Listen to the American people because the American people are roaring right now.They know government is on a morbid obesity diet and we've got to rein in the spending."(via Political Hotsheet)
Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry continued his attack on Social Security over the weekend, calling it a "Ponzi scheme" and a "monstrous lie" to younger Americans who should not expect to get back their contributions upon retirement. (via Political Hotsheet)
While now-Tropical Storm Irene wasn't as bad as predicted, the mess it left the East Coast's transportation system in is not a joke. Monday morning's commute is expected to be challenging to countless commuters, prompting authorities to ask workers to consider any and all alternate modes of transport. How're you getting to work tomorrow?
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell accuses former Vice President Dick Cheney of taking "cheap shots" against him and Condi Rice in his new memoir; Also says the new book, "In My Time," is less "explosive" than Cheney claims
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