Pulitzer-Winning Reporting Duo Don Barlett And James Steele On 'The Betrayal Of The American Dream'

The famed award-winning investigative reporting team of Donald Barlett and James Steele have just published a new book, "The Betrayal of the American Dream," a followup to their landmark bestseller, "America: What Went Wrong?" As Republicans and Democrats continue disputing who should bear the brunt of the tax burden, Barlett and Steele argue that America’s middle class has been decimated over the years due to policies governing not only taxes but also bank regulations, trade deficits and pension funds.

BBC Asks Why Does American TV Book Bad Guys?

Jack Abramoff, a former lobbyist imprisoned for his role in a wide-ranging Washington corruption scandal, has appeared as a pundit on CNN. The BBC asks "Why have US television networks turned into comeback springboards for disgraced public figures?"

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'Sadly, No!' nails Jonah Goldberg, the Doughy Pantload. James Wolcot issues the ultimate Pantyload smack down and sums it up like this: “Yes

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Via Brave New Conversations (FaceBook): Here is the first of the Chat series -- Art, Space and Politics: Shepard Fairey asks Robbie Conal Best kno