The supercommittee was a super dud, but Congressional Republicans continue to outmaneuver and cow Democrats, who are supposed to be protecting the social safety net. More here.
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Here’s Robert Scheer’s reminder that we need a president whose policies help the 99 percent of Americans who are hurting, not the one percent who are extremely wealthy: … To accomplish that, we need a moratorium on bank-ordered evictions, along with a government-funded program to aid the underemployed that is as robust as the trillions […]
It was excessively generous of Paul Krugman to describe Barack Obama’s jobs plan as “bold,” given the fact that it’s long-overdue and just happens to coincide with the start of Obama’s re-election campaign…
Here’s part of an e-mail I recently received from Barack Obama’s spin doctors: David — As someone who got his start as a community organizer, President Obama’s entire career has revolved around the idea that ordinary people working together can do extraordinary things. So I hope you can take part in marking his 50th birthday… […]