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Entries by Sen. Bernie Sanders from 06/2011

Deficit Reduction Requires Shared Sacrifice: Will the President Stand Tall?

| Posted 06.02.2011 | Politics

The deficit crisis is real and must be addressed. But it cannot be solved on the backs of the weak and vulnerable. Every segment of our society, including those who have money and power, must contribute and must sacrifice.

Stop Oil Speculation Now

| Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

The same Wall Street speculators who caused the worst financial crisis since the 1930s through their greed, recklessness, and illegal behavior are ripping off the American people again by gambling that the price of oil and gas will continue to go up.

Shared Sacrifice: Sign Bernie's Letter to the President

| Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

Mr. President, please listen to the overwhelming majority of the American people who believe that deficit reduction must be about shared sacrifice. The wealthiest Americans and the most profitable corporations must pay their fair share.