“The ‘Fix the Debt’ CEOs are trying to pass themselves off as noble leaders who are willing to compromise in order the save America from financial ruin,” says report co-author Scott Klinger. “In reality, the campaign is a Trojan horse concealing massive corporate tax breaks that would make our debt situation much worse.”
We can no longer allow a hopelessly unreasonable minority in a severely corrupted system to dictate the terms of our economy.
Just like in the classic western, Obama stands alone, outnumbered against forces who seek his destruction.
The last thing we need is an all-powerful congressional committee allowed to make crucial spending decisions without the scrutiny of an engaged citizenry and press.
With the economy foundering like a man overboard in heavy seas, we’ve attempted to rescue it by throwing it an anchor.
We really can have a more equal America. We just need to fight for it.
In Washington, adults are playing games that even slow-witted teenagers don’t play anymore.
Will this raised ceiling put a roof over our heads?
As with the debt-ceiling deal, there’s no end to the largesse that the Obama administration bestows on the nuclear weapons program.
Our economy needs a new stimulus package, not a poison pill.
Commentators who say that the two sides were almost “unable to come to an agreement” in the debt talks are laughable.
If the companies that offshore their profits and design tax scams paid their fair share, we might not have a budget crisis.
Trying to hold down the deficit by not raising the debt ceiling is like trying to balance your family budget by deciding not to pay the rent or your mortgage.