Tag Archives: income inequality

For Democrats, a Tax-the-Rich Road to Victory

As we enter into yet another round of budget discussions, the Democratic Party is confronted with an opportunity – and a challenge. There’s an opportunity to shift the budget debate to an area where they hold the high ground. But it will be a challenge… Continue reading

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Atlas Whined

“There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession  with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, … Continue reading

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It’s D-Day in the Class War

“We cannot negotiate with those who say, ‘What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is negotiable.’” –John F. Kennedy On November 6th, 60 million Americans waited in line to yank the monkey wrench from Congress.  We reappointed our Democratic general … Continue reading

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Left – Right Word Association

Let’s try a little word association game, between the political left versus the radical right. Left Right Facts Opinions Research Fabricate Confirmed Sources Conspiracy Therories Youtube Evidence “Gotcha Politics” Any network or cable news except Fox “Lamestream Media” Mainstreet Wall … Continue reading

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The Romneys, a story of income inequality

Sam Pizzigati of Alternet wrote a piece on Romney during the 2008 presidential race that is just as relevant to the 2012 race: Want to really understand how dramatically the distribution of wealth and income in the United States has … Continue reading

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GOP faces income inequality in South Carolina

Greg Kaufmann of The Nation provides some poverty stats facing the GOP candidates in South Carolina: Kids 8 and younger living in poverty: 28 percent, tied for fifth worst in the US (including DC). People living in poverty: 18.2 percent, … Continue reading

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Occupy WallStreet: Why the protesters are so angry

From the Business Insider – the US trails 92 other countries in income equality… GOP hopes you’ll think, “cool, we made the top 100!

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