Making the Fears of the 1% Come True

By: Friday February 21, 2014 3:20 pm

Tom Perkins did squirm when asked to prove that the richest 1% are the nations’ most creative. “They create the most jobs.” he finally said, weaseling out of the real answer which was, “I’m wrong and you busted me, but I won’t admit it because I’m rich and powerful and you are an annoying lowly journalist”

 

The Obscure Charm Of The Plutocracy

By: Monday July 9, 2012 7:30 am

The media managed to capture the comments of the uber rich on their way to Mitt Romney’s for rich people only fundraiser. So here is what Mitt Romney’s people will be attempting to defuse on Monday after Mitt’s Hamptonspalooza.

Lobbyists Buy Shiny New Terms for Super Congressfolk

By: Friday September 16, 2011 9:25 am

Can I have a nice lecture from Senator Murray on how it’s my duty as a citizen to vote for one or the other of the corrupt jerks they put in my face?

The Lucky Bystanders

By: Friday December 17, 2010 6:01 pm

Steven Pearlstein just can’t understand why Republicans are so obsessed with cutting taxes for rich people. It’s “one of the great enduring mysteries of American politics.”

Do Progressives Hate Rich People?

By: Tuesday December 14, 2010 6:01 pm

Roger Simon looks at the Congressional Democrats trying to block the Obama-McConnell tax-cut-extensions-for-everybody-whether-they-need-them-or-not bill, and draws the only possible conclusion: Democrats hate rich people, and want everyone else to hate them too.

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