Graham: Ignore UN, Gaddafi Needs to Go
Sen. Lindsey Graham has a surefire way to ensure that Libya doesn't turn into a stalemate: Bomb Gaddafi out of Tripoli. Speaking to Candy Crowley on State of the Union, Graham argued that the U.S. should ignore the U.N. mandate. "My recommendation to NATO and the administration is to cut the head of the snake off," he said.
McCain: The U.S. Is NATO
Sen. John McCain says he thinks that to avoid a stalemate in Libya—and giving al Qaeda an opportunity to hijack the rebuilding process—the United States should take back control of the Libya operations. For McCain, this option is a no-brainer because of a reality Obama fails to address: The U.S. is NATO.
Tweeting the Second Coming
On a special God and Government episode of This Week, Christiane Amanpour spoke to Franklin Graham, president and chief executive of Billy Graham Evangelist Association, about how the disaster in Japan and the Mideast revolutions may be a sign of the end of days. But how, as the Bible says, will every eye be able to see the Second Coming? Hint: It has something to do with 140 characters.
Will the U.S. Intervene in Syria?
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) says the U.S. should stand with the people of Syria to ensure the end of the Assad dictatorship. But does that mean military intervention? On Face the Nation, Kirk said the U.S. needs to use its weight and diplomatic authority to give political support to the Syrian opposition.
Bloomberg: Don't Raise My Taxes
See, billionaires are just like regular people. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg doesn't want his taxes raised, unlike some other billionaires. On Fox News Sunday, Bloomberg said if there were to be a tax hike, it would have to be done with "meaningful cuts" in a "believable timeframe."
War Zones and Marriage
In a candid interview on Reliable Sources, Selma Kalousek, wife of New York Times correspondent Ian Fisher, spoke about how she nearly lost her marriage while her husband was reporting in a war zone. Watch as Kalousek describes how having a normal phone conversation was never that simple.
Coburn to Obama: Talk Medicare and Medicaid
Is Obama's "failure to lead" on the budget issue a consequence of failing to be honest? On Meet the Press, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) said the president needs to involve Medicare and Medicaid in the discussion. "To lead on this issue and create a false predicate that says we can solve our problems without addressing our entitlements hurts the country," he said.