trickle down economics

Robert Reich Takes On Ryan Adviser Who Claims Income Inequality Is Not A Problem
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich takes Ryan economic adviser and former Third Way flack, Scott Winship, to school. Read more...
I don't know why these Sunday talking heads show anchors like David Gregory even bother asking politicians questions if they're not going to push them for some actual answers. On this Sunday's Meet the Press, first Gregory had to hide behind the now Read more...
Bill Maher took a few shots at those coveted "undecided voters" that politicians are still vying for and that the media constantly puts on a pedestal, and voiced his disdain for having been subjected to one too many of these so-called "focus groups" with a bunch of “nincompoops" who have trouble focusing. Read more...
The Young Turks Cenk Uygur weighs in on Romney's tax plan if we're unfortunate enough actually find ourselves with him as president after the upcoming election: Mitt Romney wants the middle class to pay $500 more in taxes so the rich can get Read more...
Thom Hartmann responds to a caller's question about Supply Side Economics and why St. Ronnie's theories on what stimulates job growth are completely upside down. As Hartmann explained, the middle class spending is what drives the economy and Read more...

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Charlie Rose actually broke from his standard fare which is generally populated by the likes of David Brooks and Tom Friedman and their cohorts in the corporate media and had a conversation with authors Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer about their new Read more...
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney who had previously been avoiding doing any interviews with the media before it started looking like his frontrunner status in the GOP primary race was in jeopardy with Newt Gingrich rising in the polls, sat Read more...
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich wrote a terrific column today on how completely irresponsible Newt Gingrich's new tax plan he just released is, so naturally CNN apparently wouldn't put him on the air unless he was forced to argue with The Wall Street Journal's resident hack, Stephen Moore. Read more...
Karoli and Murshed already wrote about this speech given by the Republicans new golden boy, Sen. Marco Rubio, at the Reagan Library this Tuesday, but I wanted to share a bit more of it. They may be pretending like this is some fresh face for the Read more...
In the Republican Weekly Address, Sen. Jon Kyl continued with more of the GOP's latest excuse for why no one can ever dare to take tax rates back to where they were when Bill Clinton was in office. Heaven forbid we can't raise taxes on the "job Read more...