House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) defended his bid to repeal the tax on estates worth over $11 million because he said the law is not "fair" to dead people wishing to pass on all of their wealth to family.
The richest member of Congress was, once again, Rep. Darrell (Benghazi!) Issa.
In an extended essay, Bill shares striking extremes of wealth and poverty across the country.
I predict that this latest pronouncement by Pat Robertson is going to go over about as well as his supposed secret messages from God about who was going to win the presidential election.
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
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."
Now that it appears Republicans' backs are against the wall on whether taxes are going to go up for the wealthiest among us one way or the other, Bill Kristol decided to double down on his remarks that Republican Party shouldn't "fall on its sword
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
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
Paul Ryan is the mastermind behind the extreme GOP budget plan. It's a plan Mitt Romney endorses...
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