The second presidential debate did little to shed new light on either candidate. For President Obama he gave his campaign stump speech in answer to every question he was asked. Mitt Romney gave his most compelling argument in favor of defeating the president by saying the American people can do better.
Budget Cuts. It will be the big battle of the next Congress, cutting the federal budget, reigning in spending, and reducing the national debt. Democrats want a token tax increase, a feel good proposal to tax the “rich.” Republicans want no tax increase, but do want big cuts in spending. So what will the ramifications be? Here in Louisiana we have an insight of just how popular these ideas might be.
The Debates. President Obama and Challenger Mitt Romney have been spending the past several weeks preparing for their upcoming debates. These series of debates are crucial for both candidates and especially so for Mitt Romney. In fact, a mediocre performance by Romney dooms his campaign.
Hurricane Isaac has moved on. Many people were lulled to sleep by the media and led to believe that Isaac would be a wind and rain event, not too bad by tropical storm and Category 1 hurricane standards. Little did anyone realize that Isaac would not only move onshore just to the west of Greater New Orleans but that he would cause deadly flooding and extensive wind damage for so many people. Isaac liked South Louisiana a little too much and hung around far too long.