Tag Archives: Bush tax cuts

Cut food stamps, save the F-35!


And save the rich from having to return to those grim days before the Bush tax cuts, which have, over the past decade, added $2.4 trillion to the federal deficit. From ThinkProgress: Yesterday, House Republicans moved legislation forward aimed at … Continue reading

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Belated populist rhetoric from the big chief


It’s rude and obvious, so I’ll say it: If Barack Obama had stood up to Republicans early on instead of being cowed by their enmity and wowed by his own rhetoric, he’d have a much better chance of being re-elected. … Continue reading

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