Archive | October 3, 2011

Tax Loopholes for Millionaires are “Crazy”

Pop quiz: Who said this? “We’re going to close the unproductive tax loopholes that allow some of the truly wealthy to avoid paying their fair share. … They sometimes made it possible for millionaires to pay nothing while a bus driver is paying 10 percent of his salary—and that’s crazy.” It’s not President Obama. That’s […]

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Obama for America Memo: “Republican candidates support policies that the American people oppose”

Obama campaign press secretary Ben LaBolt released a memo Monday morning underscoring just how out of step with average Americans the 2012 Republican presidential candidates have become in their quest to pander to the extreme right-wing Tea Party. LaBolt writes: “From economics to immigration, Governor Perry, Governor Romney, and the Republican field have embraced policies […]

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October 3: News Roundup

Republican attempts to pass laws establishing more stringent voting laws “could make it significantly harder for more than five million eligible voters to cast ballots in 2012,” according to a study by the Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU School of Law. Eligible poor voters, young voters, and African-American voters in particular may be […]

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