But did you see E.J. Dione, Jr., in the Washington Post commenting on ITEP’s just-released annual findings?
How Government Helps the 1 Percent
You may think that government takes a lot of money from the wealthy […]
Except that with Audible, you don’t need any physical tape or CD — you can start listening right now.
Or as you do your power-walk.
Or sit in traffic on the way to work.
It’s Neil Patrick Harris’s Choose Your Own Autobiography, read by the author, way more fun than reading it with your […]
I promise soon to serve lighter fare — I just finished listening to Neil Patrick Harris’s memoir! wait til you hear! — and I have pictures of animals! — but I couldn’t resist handing the mike to two of you, on two different topics, sort of, but each getting at the question, really, of how Mitch […]
So yesterday’s column was abusively long — I apologize! — and my early Nielsen research shows that only 2% of you managed to make it to the end:
Misinformation is a dangerous thing. If people are told often enough that the overwhelming scientific consensus on climate change is a conspiracy — by, for example, the […]
You may have seen that the President proposes to make community college free. Estimated annual cost: $6 billion, about 1% of our military budget; double what Procter & Gamble spends on advertising.
Satirist Andy Borowitz:
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—President Obama’s plan to offer Americans two years of college for free has come under fire from congressional […]
A war hero with not a single scandal I can recall, Dwight Eisenhower — a Republican — served two terms as President . . . yet you just don’t hear about him from Republicans. They think he was a socialist.
He stood up to Khrushchev and built our nuclear arsenal; but also famously said . . .
From WheelTug PR:
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So the Republicans control both houses of Congress, many of them buying into the George W. Bush notion that slashing taxes for the wealthy creates jobs. (An eight-year experiment proved that not to work.) And that raising taxes on the wealthy kills jobs. (A fourteen-year experiment — eight under Clinton, six now under Obama — dramatically […]
So this is just a little subset of hope. (Friday’s post — TONS Of Hope For The New Year! — was broader.) But for maybe 5% of the world’s population plus our friends and relatives . . . and in the general interest of everyone’s getting along more cheerfully . . . it’s not nothing. […]