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Budget Cuts and Tax Plan Are Reverse Robin Hood

By: Todd Smekens BLOG – Very quietly, Congress has set the stage for another upward redistribution from the poor and elderly to the richest 1% and corporations (Donor Class). This is being done by cutting programs which benefit the poor and elderly and then passing along the savings to the richest Americans and corporations in […]

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“Fix the Debt” CEO Group a Sham

Pete Peterson’s “Fix the Debt” Astroturf Supergroup Detailed MADISON, WI — One of the most hypocritical corporate PR campaigns in decades is advancing inside the beltway, attempting to convince the White House, Congress, and the American people that another cataclysmic economic crisis is around the corner that will destroy our economy unless urgent action is […]

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Crony Capitalism is Undermining This Nation

(photo courtesy of takomabibelot/Flickr) The question is, “Have you had enough of crony capitalism and all the usual players receiving the usual breaks?” While the Tea Party across the country chants, “No more taxes!” and force their 2010 conservative right-wing ideologues to take a stand for “American Patriotism” to eliminate the evil public unions who […]