"In the world we've lived in over the past 40 years there's been the largest income redistribution scam in American history. And it's been the middle class that's been looted while trillions keep flowing into the bank accounts of billionaires," he said.
Biden's next round of proposals are breathtakingly ambitious.
Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert (R) has proposed raising taxes on the poorest Americans even if the only money they have to pay is money that they get from government programs like welfare.
Remember the days when Fox News mocked John Kerry for being too French? When we were supposed to boycott France? That was so last decade! Now that France's high court has overturned a measure raising taxes on the wealthiest, Fox News wants us to
Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) says that Republicans are willing to compromise on a deal to reduce the deficit, but a "balanced approach" would include no increases in tax rates. "A real solution includes both revenue increases and spending reductions,"
Conservative economist Ben Stein on Thursday seemed to know that he had wandered off message when he joked that the hosts of Fox & Friends might murder him for saying that it was not possible to balance the budget without raising taxes.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's campaign was forced to quickly issue a clarification on Tuesday after their candidate admitted that President Barack Obama had not raised taxes during his first four years in office. "I admit this,
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke spoke dire words during a hearing before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday.
Timothy Noah gets through this entire post, noting that even the tea partiers mostly agree with tax hikes, and is still wondering why Republican officials are so out of step with most Republican voters -- without mentioning the famous pledge to Pope
The Reagan Years - an interview from Face The Nation on April 12, 1981 with Rep. James Jones (D-Oklahoma) on his introduction of The Jones Budget for 1981.