September 27, 2012
September 20, 2012
With increasing desperation, Mitt Romney, his campaign and his conservative supporters are trying to find a way to deal with all the political carnage. The past few weeks have not been kind to Mittens.
August 27, 2012
A recent Left Call commenter said, “What I totally don’t understand about you liberals, and Democrats in general, is how you so easily demonize the wealthy. I just don’t get it. You think that the Republican Party is just for the wealthy? That Conservatives are rich people alone?”
July 22, 2012
It’s quite possible the real reason Mitt Romney does not want to release more years of tax returns is that he knows it will only serve to put a sharper focus on progressive taxation in the United States. In fact he and his wife Ann have all but said that. They haven’t spelled out the specifics but they have said they won’t release more returns because it will result in more criticism.
June 23, 2012
There will be naysayers who cite causality when they see a chart like the one below, and that is fine. I agree, we cannot directly correlate the top one percent’s share of total pre-tax income with all things that ail this country, but is anyone going to make the case that income inequality of this magnitude is healthy for the future of the United States?
April 7, 2012
April 4, 2012
Obama Calls ‘Paul Ryan’ GOP Budget ‘Thinly Veiled Social Darwinism’, But There’s Nothing ‘Veiled’ About It
Speaking at an Associated Press luncheon on Tuesday, President Obama called Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) Republican budget plan “thinly veiled social Darwinism.” The president was referring to the budget’s massive tax cuts for the rich and steep cuts to programs for the poor. The GOP budget is nothing more than trickle-down economic theory, a religion to Republicans. It’s also the same economic theory that has for 30 years failed to produce even a trace of the “trickle down” promised.
March 18, 2012
March 14, 2012
March 9, 2012