As pointed out by today's (Sept. 12) front page article, "For the very richest Americans, low tax rates on capital gains are better than any Christmas gift." Our nation cannot afford daily Christmas gifts for the super-wealthy!
Here is the article, which should spur us all to demand change.
The challenge of President Obama’s speech to Congress on the American Jobs Act was just what we as a nation needed to pull out of the polarizing rhetoric and to move toward working together for the good of the whole. Read more
"The ease with which the rich and well educated have shrugged off the recession shouldn’t be surprising; strong winds have been at their backs for many years. The recession, meanwhile, has restrained wage growth and enabled faster
restructuring and offshoring, leaving many corporations with lower production costs and higher profits—and their executives with higher pay."
Last week, in a Pentagon news conference, Secretary Leon Panetta indicated that the proposed $500 billion cuts in Pentagon spending would bring about serious national security consequences which he termed a “doomsday mechanism.” Read more
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