Monday, September 21, 2009

What's on The Tom Sullivan Show 9-21-09

Media Blitz!
Will yesterday’s media blitz backfire on the President?  Was it fair for Obama to criticize the media for a playing up "rude" and "outrageous" political comments?  Is the White House mismanaging the media?  PLUS: Obama tries to redefine ‘taxes’!  And is a soda tax on the way? 
 
13-Week Extension
This week the House is considering legislation that would extend unemployment benefits by 13 weeks.  While this may provide temporary relief to some, it does not address the bigger issue - that the system is unable to handle this many unemployed people.  How do we create jobs and fix the unemployment crisis?
 
"Failure" in Afghanistan?
The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, General McChrystal says the mission will "likely result in failure" if we don't deploy more troops to the region.  The President said he won't base any war decision on "the politics of the moment."  Can the President afford to ignore this warning