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Why President Obama Is Right to Focus on Inequality

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

During a period when the economy doubled in size, the total income earned by 90 percent of Americans didn't increase by a single penny. All the gains went to the richest 10 percent.

Whatever Became of Those Catchy Presidential Campaign Slogans?

Bill Lucey | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Bill Lucey

To get a sense of the sequence of political slogans and catchphrases through the years, I've compiled a list of some of the more entertaining slogans advanced during presidential campaigns.

Obama's Debate Mission

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The president should make clear that our exceptionalism is not how wealthy the few become, but how much prosperity is created and shared by the many, and the fairness and justice and decency we stand for.

Bill Clinton to Treasury

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Today the economic pain in the nation is real, but for many Americans there has been an economic recovery. America has come a long way since Obama took office.

By Historical Standards, It's Still A Very Slow Recovery

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

The economic news is looking better lately. But after previous false starts -- remember “green shoots”? -- it would be foolish to assume that all ...

It Could Be 'Morning in America' for Obama - But...

Lanny Davis | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics
Lanny Davis

Despite recent positive political and economic signs and a good State of the Union speech, the president still has a lot to worry about.

Common Sense

Matthew Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matthew Dowd

We tend to want in our political leaders many of the same things we want in our television shows.

Mourning in America: Death of the Middle Class

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The deficit, the Social Security shortfall, difficulties with Medicare -- they could all be solved if the nation returned to taxing policies that existed under Republican President Eisenhower, when the rate on top earners was 91 percent.

Just Say "No" to Adult Children Wanting Money

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

You are not doing your children any favors by not allowing them to grow up. I'm OK with parents helping children through college (in four years, not forty), but after that they are on their own.

Top Ten Ways Obama Could Seal the Deal In Thirty Minutes Tonight

Jennifer Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Donahue

Tip #5 -- Include a three-minute piece on family life in the Obama home. Let us see those cute kids in their home. Let us see the family together. That is not only an interesting story, but is something everyone can relate to.