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Why the Debt Ceiling is a Dumb Idea

Our Constitution, so beloved of the political right, gives the power of the purse to Congress. The Senate and the House have the responsibility of writing and passing the appropriation bills that keep our government funded. The President can only … Continue reading

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The Plutocracy Stands United!

Yesterday, April 16, our fearless representatives in Congress voted down the Buffet Rule, which would have required people making a million dollars or more, to pay taxes at a rate equal to the rate paid by the middle class. You’d … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Republicans Grow Up?

Great Daily Show yesterday. Samantha Bee got Grover Norquist to admit that his trademark idea to get Republicans to sign a pledge to never raise taxes, ever, was something he conceived of when he was twelve. That explains a lot. … Continue reading

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