The Grand Bargain Circus Is Back in Town!

By: Wednesday September 25, 2013 5:45 pm

Hey looky, the circus is back in town – and here come the two lead clowns, one red clown and one blue clown – specially chosen by the Ringmaster.


Politicians and Oligarchs Love the Banks and Despise People

By: Sunday May 5, 2013 10:00 am

Are you in debt? You are a bad person. Politicians in both parties despise you and would prefer that you be crushed under the weight of your debt.

Has NPR Joined Peter Peterson’s Crusade Against Social Security and Medicare?

By: Wednesday March 6, 2013 2:45 pm

The most striking feature of the U.S. economy over the last three decades has been the upward redistribution of income. The top 1.0 percent of households has managed to pocket the vast majority of gains over this period. That is a sharp contrast with the three decades immediately following World War II when the benefits of much more rapid growth were broadly shared.

The Brutality of the Rich and the Morality of the President

By: Sunday November 18, 2012 11:00 am

Obama says you are morally obligated to pay the debts incurred to benefit the hyper-rich. Rich people fire workers because their candidate lost an election. Which is the more immoral?

Obama Proves WSJ Editorial Writer Wrong by Capitulating on Taxes

By: Thursday December 2, 2010 9:11 am

President Obama can’t match big words with action on taxes for the rich.

Americans to Congress: Give Us Jobs, Not Deficit Dance

By: Tuesday June 22, 2010 9:45 am

Americans overwhelmingly rank jobs and the economy as the most important challenge facing this country, according to a new CBS News/“New York Times” poll. The disconnect between the Washington elites, who have been swept up in deficit hysteria, and the rest of the country couldn’t be more stark.

David Broder Can’t Understand Why Government Can’t Support Education

By: Sunday June 6, 2010 7:00 pm

For many months, the Washington Post has been running as “news” front page editorials and propaganda fed by Pete Peterson deficit hawks/vultures attempting to terrorize the Beltway over the federal deficit. But the Post’s David Broder seems unaware of this misinformation when he lectures Democrats, but not Blue Dogs and Republicans, about not funding school teachers.

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