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Katrina vanden Heuvel: With Combative Deficit Plan, Obama Is 'Picking The Right Fights'

Looks like Warren Buffet isn't the only billionaire with a social conscience. Yesterday, entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban called on America's richest citizens to pay their taxes, stating on his blog that contributing to the social fund is "the most patriotic thing you can do." Cuban's post comes on the heels of Obama's "combative" deficit reduction speech, which includes a "Buffett Rule" tax on American millionaires and billionaires.

The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel praised Obama's shift in strategy on The Ed Show last night, adding that "the majority of Americans are on his side." 

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