Week in Review, April 22, 2012

Happy Earth Day, everyone! If you’re able to smell clean air and enjoy drinkable water, you may want to take a good look at some of the proposals coming from the right to ensure that those little amenities are a thing of the past. What’s a little toxicity-free soil and oil-free water when compared to the bigger priority of increasing profits for big business?… [Read more]

The Reagan Rule

In one breath, they scream, “Class warfare! Class warfare!” In the next, “It’s statistically insignificant!” Well, which is it? They can’t have it both ways. The they to which I refer, is the ever-duplicitous and incessantly histrionic Republican Party. The it, is the Buffett Rule. If it is truly insignificant, then how can it be considered class warfare?… [Read more]