Fiscal Cliffs: Can We Drive The Rich Over One, Leave The People Safe?

In General Interest by Jonathan Tasini1 Comment

People complain a lot about Congress not working hard enough. For my money, and the money and pocketbooks of millions of people, I’d be happy to give the entire lot of them say a year off. Then, maybe, we could enroll them in an advanced political “recovery” program and wean them off this idiotic obsession with the non-existent debt and deficit crisis.

Letting the Rich Escape

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   If this is true, Obama is done: The parties are looking for ways to include smaller tax increases than Democrats had previously sought but more than Republicans want. In …

Deficits Are No Threat

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  A number of people–including your truly–have been making the point for a long time that there is no debt and deficit "crisis". The problem is that there is a …

Dumb Ass Commission II

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   There are days when I would just rather be a sports reporter. Today is one of those days. Sports news repeats itself–but every day there is a new twist. …

Friedman Foolery

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   My friends say, correctly, that I should not waste my time reading Tom Friedman. Yes, true. But, I dipped into his moronic column yesterday mainly because it’s in the …

Sen. Tom Coburn, Thank You!

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    Ha! You wonder, why I would praise one of the people most determined to destroy a decent government? Because he may have single-handidly cratered the idiotic "Gang of Six". …

Your Dog Won’t Help

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   I have a small amount of sympathy for Kent Conrad, even though he is one of the leading obsessed people about the phony deficit crisis. He is one of …

There Is NO Debt-Deficit Crisis

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   We keep repeating the same mistake–no matter how many times good progressive leaders, writers, thinkers and activists use the word "framing". And we are at it again–offering "better proposals" …