Warren Buffett

While Fox Newsies never seem to turn down an opportunity to divide our country into “makers and takers,” it seems that the children of the makers are automatically in that category by virtue of their birth. The talking heads love to argue about Read more...
Video: Warren Buffett - Unpretentious Billionaire Businessman and investor Warren Buffett was born on August 30,1930, in Omaha, Nebraska. Investing by age 11, Buffett was running a small business at 13. Buffett later started the firm Buffett Read more...
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says that it's a "myth" that high taxes are "strangling" U.S. corporations. In a Monday op-ed for The Wall Street Journal, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum called for the corporate tax rate to be Read more...
On this Wednesday evening's The Situation Room, CNN's newest anchor and Wall Street apologist Erin Burnett did her best to do a bit of concern trolling for the ultra-rich in America to try to convince the viewers that it really doesn't matter all that much if we raise taxes on the wealthiest among us, because it won't make a dent towards doing anything to solve our debt and deficit problems. Read more...
Wow, how tone deaf can these Republican presidential candidates get? We live in a time when two-thirds of Americans and over half of Republicans believe that rich people should pay more in taxes. This is also a time when we're having a Read more...

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From this Sunday's NBC-Facebook debate, Mitt Romney is asked by David Gregory whether he believes Warren Buffett or Grover Norquist knows more about the American economy. Romney refuses to answer but then immediately embraces Grover Norquist's Read more...
On Tuesday's morning call-in show on C-SPAN, Washington Journal, a caller from Texas demonstrates what happens to your brain after watching too much Fox News and paying attention to Red State's Erick Erickson and his ridiculous "We are the 53%" campaign he launched in response to the Occupy Wall Street protests. Read more...
For Republicans on the warpath against Warren Buffett, President Obama's willing poster child for raising taxes on wealthy Americans, this week has been a very bad one. First, new polling confirmed that Americans overwhelmingly support President Read more...
Warren Buffett has answered the Wall Street Journal's snarky remarks about his tax returns. Today in an interview with Fortune Magazine editor Carol Loomis, he challenged Rupert Murdoch to release his tax returns to the press. Buffett said he'd Read more...
While discussing President Obama's proposal to make sure that the ultra-rich pay some sort of minimum tax rate or as it's been described, "the Buffett rule", George Will offered up this explanation, which is one I usually hear repeated day in and Read more...