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Republicans after adding over $1 trillion to our national debt to fund tax give-aways to the rich, say they can’t find $8 billion to extend health care for 8.9 million children living in poverty

While sold to the American people as a “middle class tax cut” that wouldn’t help the super-rich like Donald Trump, the tax reform legislation just passed by the Republicans is, in fact, a windfall for the rich that does considerably less for American’s middle class than the Obama stimulus package of 2009 did. Had the […]

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In a last ditch effort to satisfy their donors, Republicans attempt to kill the ACA and transfer billions of dollars to America’s super-rich by calling it a “middle class tax cut”

Remember how, this past summer, we all came together, fought like hell, and killed the Republican health care plan that would have robbed some 22 million Americans of their coverage? Well, it looks like it’s time for us to get back in fighting shape, as the Republicans seem hellbent on pushing legislation through Congress before […]

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Joe Biden: “These guys bet against America all the time”

God, I loved seeing Joe Biden put Paul Ryan over his knee and paddle him with facts. So, what’d you think? Here, if you didn’t watch it live, and can’t watch the above video in your cubicle, is a clip from the transcript. MS. RADDATZ: OK, on to taxes. If your ticket is elected, who […]

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Stabenow on Maddow

I guess this was on TV last night. I hadn’t seen it until just now, though, when I followed a link left by someone in the comments section. I don’t consider myself to be a huge fan of Stabenow’s but I really like what she has to say here about the Republican opposition to extending […]

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Reagan’s budget director David Stockman on why taxes on the wealthy must be increased

I know that I should be writing about TSA pat downs and the new Wikileaks brouhaha tonight, like everyone else with moveable appendages and a blog, but I can’t seem to get with the program. For whatever reason, I feel as though I need to stick with the Bush tax cuts. I know it bores […]

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