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Bush Tax Breaks

Obama Says He Won't Extend Bush Tax Cuts For Wealthiest Americans

AP | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

By KEN THOMAS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In a challenge to Republicans, President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to extend exp...

The Bush Tax Breaks and Small Business 101

J. Kelly Conklin | Posted 08.05.2012 | Business
J. Kelly Conklin

Any move to extend special breaks for income over a quarter of a million dollars a year is another giveaway for the richest Americans, and small business owners will pay the price as the middle class -- the bedrock of our customer base -- continues to disappear.

"Middle-Class Millionaires"? Dissecting a Democrat's Misguided Move

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Instead of caving to Republican rhetoric, we would have expected Leader Pelosi to counter it. The message is a simple one, and it's been used by centrist Democrats from Clinton to Obama: From whom much is given, much is expected.