The Republicans are conducting a dangerous bluff intended to suck more cuts in working people's benefits and rights.
Bank of America, Citibank, GE, Exxon Mobil and billionaire CEOs were all found guilty today - on the streets of New York and around the country.
President Obama's policy speech on lowering the government deficit by $4 trillion in 12 years drew both praise and criticism from labor and liberal circles.
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What to do in a hostage crisis? Sometimes it seems there are no good choices. Giving in to the demands may save the hostage's life for now, but it encourages the terrorist to try again.
A Government Accountability Office analysis showed that almost three-fifths of all American-based corporations pay no federal taxes.
Some of the most affluent Americans actually pay lower effective tax rates than many middle class Americans.
However, there is a solution to knowing if Americans want a war or not. Tax checkoff.
The way out of this crisis is to stop blaming the victims and to make the wealthy culprits pay. It is irresponsible and immoral not to do so.
Paul Krugman's recent quip - that the Republican leadership has adopted the slogan "Kill the Future" to counter Obama's "Win the Future" slogan in his State of the Union address - gets truer every day.