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Entries by Paul Abrams from 09/2010

Blair to Donate Entire Book Proceeds to Wounded Veterans. Will Bush and Cheney Do the Same?

| Posted 09.06.2010 | Politics

Tony Blair is donating all the proceeds from the sale of his book, The Journey, to wounded British veterans. Let us see if Bush and Cheney match Blair's generosity when they publish their memoirs.

Reagan and Clinton Raised Taxes in Recessions -- And Created 40 Million Jobs

| Posted 09.13.2010 | Politics

It is positively flabbergasting to observe otherwise intelligent and knowledgeable economists swallow the political pablum that raising taxes in a recession inevitably chokes a recovery.

The Politics and Economics of Tax Cuts: Make Each Bracket a Separate Bill, and a Separate Vote

| Posted 09.20.2010 | Politics

It is very important for the Democrats to cut taxes for 98% and allow taxes to rise (4.6%) for the top 2%. To do that, they should write a separate tax bill for each bracket.

How to Make Republicans Choose Between the People and the Big Health Insurers

| Posted 09.21.2010 | Politics

As of this Thursday, it shall be illegal for insurance companies to drop your coverage when you become ill. The day should not be allowed to pass, however, without calling the Republicans to task. With votes.

The Absolute Dictatorship of Insurance Companies Over Healthcare Has Ended

| Posted 09.23.2010 | Politics

All the same tired, worn, absurd lies have been made about "Obamacare." It almost worked to derail the entire program, but this law planted a giant stake in the ground.