In the wake of the news about the expectations that the poverty rate rose in 2011 to pre-Great Society levels, I have to second Dean Baker’s story about the plans by the corporate elite to exacerbate that problem even more. Steven Pearlstein at the Washington Post wrote approvingly over the weekend of an effort by the nation’s leading CEOs to install a deficit regime that would demolish the social safety net.
|By: David Dayen Monday July 23, 2012 1:10 pm|
|By: Kirk Murphy Saturday April 11, 2009 6:05 pm|
It’s back! Remember the 50 billion the world’s greatest zombie-feeding station debate club wanted to give away to those nice folks who just can’t keep their nuclear waste to themselves? Remember how the nuclear pork had mutated into a part of the stimulus bill, and how the House/Senate conferees excised the whole thing in February?