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Robert Reich: Bedford Falls Or Pottersville?

Go read the whole thing, but I wanted to share at least this portion of Robert Reich's post from this Saturday: Bedford Falls or Pottersville?: But we are still in danger of the “Pottersville” Capra saw as the consequence of what happens

Kristol: GOP Should Extend Payroll Tax Cut To Become 'Champions Of The Working Class'

Bill Kristol decided to double down on his remarks from a couple of weeks ago on Fox News Sunday and the fact that Republicans in Congress and the GOP shouldn't "fall on its sword" to defend tax breaks for millionaires. What Kristol was in favor of though, was the idea that Republicans should be supporting an extension of the payroll tax cuts and that it would give Republicans a "huge opportunity" to be "the champions of the working class and the middle class."

Patriotic Millionaires' Message To Congress: 'Tax Me'

Some patriotic millionaires have a message for Congress: Ten years ago, Republicans made a mistake. They gave tax cuts to millionaires. They decided our country needed less money and millionaires needed more. Now our country doesn't

Colbert: Pity The Poor Billionaires

After first taking a shot at the right-wing "jobs report truthers" and their latest conspiracy theory that the BLS somehow cooked the unemployment statistics - and now that it seems some of those lazy moochers are out there drawing paychecks just to