The rich, those born sucking silver spoons like Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, really are different from the middle class.
"He who trusts in his riches will fall ... He who troubles his own house will inherit the wind" - Proverbs 11
Since forever, the Republican message is STILL "Dems take your money and give it to black people." Doesn't change. Doesn't have to. It's OUR fault. Since Forever
What do Marie Antoinette and one Bill Koch have in common?
Written with Michael Winship. Originally posted at Bill Moyers.Com.
This isn't as far-fetched as it seems:
The author is the Director of Public Policy for POGO (Project On Government Oversight)
The national leader of one of America's feistiest unions is aiming to expand the economic fairness debate. He's proposing a cap on incomes at the top that rises only if incomes at the bottom rise first.
Mitt Romney (or someone) writes (or writes for him) in Murdoch/Al-Waleed's Wall Street Journal, that lessons he learned at Bain Capital will help him turn the country around if he is elected President. Is he right?
Every day we rise and tell ourselves this will be a good day, free of that unique combination of predation, self-pity, mediocrity and disingenousness which characterizes the modern bank executive. And every day somebody proves us wrong.
Move over John Derbyshire. Make room for Kevin D.
This week's Public Policy Polling poll showing Republican Sen. Scott Brown opening up a 5-point lead over Consumer Financial Protection Bureau architect Elizabeth Warren will certainly be a wake-up call to her campaign and her supporters. But will she, and we, draw the right lessons?
The following is a short version of the visionary report "Prosperity Economics" by Jacob S.
Last week the Obama administration announced a new National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute in Youngstown, Ohio.
Well, if you ask the National Republican Senatorial Committee ... Good morning –
Next week the Republicans hold their convention.
Originally posted at Capital Gains and Games.
She's baaaaa-aaaack! The Romney/Ryan campaign has resurrected Reagan's "Welfare Queen." It would be laughable, if they weren't serious, if the stakes weren't so high, and if there weren't so likely to get away with it.
The Romney strategy of offering few or no details about anything lets him be everything to everyone, while denying anything that could be a problem. So we are all left to guess. It's the case with his tax returns -- and its the case with his tax plan.