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Kill the Bloomdoggles
Writer/director, 'The Ledge'; Author, Trials of the Monkey'; P...
For Bloomberg bloomdoggles that sticks for any length of time, I'd like to apply for credit for the invention of a German-style compound word, "Dinglebloomdoggle," this being a bloomdoggle that's really hard to shake loose.
McConnell Boehner 2013
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One More Reason To Be Concerned About The Fiscal Cliff
The Tax Deal: How to Win by Yielding
Michael J. O'Neil
President, O'Neil Associates Public Opinion Research and Host ...
There is a relatively simple proposal that the president make that could raise more money than the nominal rate increase he wants, be progressive in its impact, and produce a more equitable and widely understood tax system.
Private Hill Memo Instructs Dems On How To Sway GOP On Taxes
Obama Faces Bipartisan Resistance on Fiscal Policy
New Year, New Tax Deal, New Troubles
Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies
The tax deal shift signifies political willingness to start altering the way we pay for Social Security in way that has never been politically possible before.
An Obama Christmas
Lisa Kaas Boyle
Attorney, Consultant, Writer
'Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the House, Congress was conferring: every mensch, every louse.
WATCH: Howard Fineman Tells Chris Matthews What The Tax Deal Symbolizes For Obama
After Obama-GOP Tax Deal, AFL-CIO's Trumka Seeks to Rally Liberals to Save Medicare, Social Security
The Washington Monthly
Will labor and progressive groups have the financial and organizational power to fight an ascendant GOP and outside pro-business conservative groups?
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Tax Cut Deal Stalls Temporarily In House
Cut the Payroll Tax to Save Social Security
L. Randall Wray
We need a permanent payroll tax holiday. But meanwhile we need to strengthen our social compact, not by legislating future benefit cuts, but rather by legislating more generous retirements.
Obama Does a "W"
A leader in socially responsible investing
The deal the President negotiated with the Republicans would make the United States the only large and wealthy country in the world to withstand the global wave of reactionary and horribly-timed cuts in government spending.
Tax Fight Loss Helps Reenergize Liberals
Tax Deal Will Normalize the Bush Era
Joseph A. Palermo
Professor, historian, author
Whatever Obama accomplished during his first two years in office his decision to normalize the sweeping changes in American governance of the George W. Bush period will likely neutralize any lasting positive effects for Democrats.
Tax Bill: Now It's The Tea Party's Turn
WATCH: Howard Fineman Talks Romney's Opposition To 'The Obama Compromise' On 'Hardball'
The Nature of Compromise in the Parallel Universe of White House Political Leadership
Clarence B. Jones
Obama's compromise on the current tax deal must be evaluated against several other previously important issues connected to the exercise or lack of exercise of his presidential leadership.
Senate Rules Must Be Reformed in January
Political Organizer, Strategist, Author; Partner Democracy Par...
Next year the Republicans will have ironclad control of the House. It would be outrageous if Democrats allowed a minority of Republican Senators to use the current rules to limit what the Democratic majority can do in the Senate.
Bernie Sanders Referenced 4 Books In 8-Hour Filibuster
Obama, Clinton and Selling the Tax Deal
Writer, pundit, analyst and kibitzer. For more about me, visit...
The ease with which Obama let Bill Clinton take over a White House press conference was alarming. Instead of a serious discussion, the American people had two presidents pouring water down our backs, telling us it was raining.
The Tax Deal and the Apocalypse
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The proponents of the tax deal that Obama and Republicans negotiated last week have gotten out their TARP and Iraq War hysterics, now telling us that if Congress doesn't approve the package, it will be the end of the world.
David Axelrod: No 'Major Changes' To Tax Cut Deal
Van Hollen To White House: We're Not Bluffing On Estate Tax
Democrats Need to Back Obama
Democrats in Congress, by their actions, are labeling themselves the "pro-spending" and "pro-tax party" and distancing themselves from the president in all the wrong ways. He is not triangulating -- they are doing it for him.
What Obama Can Learn From Reagan
Senior Fellow, Roosevelt Institute and Director of Our Story -...
The president fails comprehend that his style of public vacillation and preemptive compromise is more to blame for the disillusionment so many Democrats share than the substance of what he gave up.
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