Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has made it clear that he is not interested in working on another aid package for struggling Americans, and instead he wants to get the Senate back in session in DC to confirm more of his hand-picked conservative judges. McConnell never had any intention of helping Americans, but the Democrats once again fell for his ploy. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what’s happening.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced