Economics

Ed Schultz: the Buffet-Reagan Rule

Ed Schultz: the Buffet-Reagan Rule

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Progressives are hoping that if Republicans won’t listen to President Obama on the Buffett Rule, then maybe they’ll listen to President Reagan. The Center for American Progress unearthed video of Reagan making the case in 1985 for closing tax loopholes on the rich in strikingly similar terms to […]

Elizabeth Warren on the state of the economy

Elizabeth Warren on the state of the economy

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Democratic Senate candidate, Elizabeth Warren, sat down with Today’s Savannah Guthrie and discussed Ronald Reagan’s famous campaign question regarding whether Americans were better off in the present than they were four years ago and how that same question is answered today. When asked about Mitt Romney, Warren replied: […]

Adding to the deficit – G.W. Bush vs. Obama

Adding to the deficit – G.W. Bush vs. Obama

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Thanks to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Ezra Klein of the Washington Post, MSNBC, Bloom and Wonkblog, we now have a great chart explaining Pres. G.W. Bush and Pres. Obama and their role in the creation of America’s budget deficit. When Obama first took office […]

Robert Reich explains the magic of private equity in 8 easy steps

Robert Reich explains the magic of private equity in 8 easy steps

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit So how did Mitt Romney get so obscenely rich?  Bill Clinton’s former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich explains the magic of private equity in 8 easy steps in the video below. According to Reich: “Now that Mitt Romney is the presumed Republican candidate, it’s fair to ask how he made […]