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Buffett Tax

Post-Romney Tell: Bring the "Buffet Rule" to Another Vote in the Senate

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Mitt Romney (R-MA) says that people who do not pay income taxes are not accountable, do not take responsibility for their lives. There are thousands of millionaires and many corporations who do not pay income taxes. Indeed, Mitt may be one of them himself.

Dems Hit Rich Montana Republican On Buffett Tax

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Democrats are back with another whack at Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) for being a rich guy who voted to protect tax breaks for the wealthy. In an a...

What's Fair? Five (or Six) Principles of Tax Fairness

Jared Bernstein | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

The wealthy have been paying a larger share of federal income taxes not because their tax rates have gone up -- in fact, they've gone down. It's because they've been collecting the lion's share of the growth for decades.

Income Inequality Worse Under Obama Than George W. Bush

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.11.2012 | Business

President Obama may talk a big game about economic fairness, but his record on the issue doesn't quite match up. There are lots of reasons to think...

Obama's Inept, Elitist Political Warfare

Robert Lenzner | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics
Robert Lenzner

Mr. President, you lost me and most of America with all your talk about Trojan Horses and Social Darwinism, as I thought I was back in a course on classics or American intellectual history at Harvard in the 1950s.

Guess Who's Getting Sued For Not Paying Taxes!

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.27.2012 | Business

You'd think Warren Buffett would jump at the chance to pay more taxes. Evidently not. Buffett, the billionaire investor and CEO of Berkshire Hathaw...

The Hypocritical Oath?

Eric Schoenberg | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Eric Schoenberg

I feel no need to apologize for only paying what I owe in taxes -- I'm a human, not a saint. Why should I let rich conservatives free ride on my contributions? Are they willing to forgo the benefits of public goods like national defense?

Amanda Terkel

White House: No Cabinet Shake-Up Before 2012 | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Senior Advisor David Plouffe went on CNN, ABC and Fox News on Sunday to explain President Obama's economic policies. He blam...

Buffeting Tax Hike

Sunil Adam | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam


Sam Stein

White House Looks Ready To Hit GOP Over Millionaire Tax | Sam Stein | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In certain corners of the progressive political universe, there has been ongoing frustration with the Obama White House for attacking th...