The former president set in motion a sizable slice of the fantasies destroying America.
Was Obama’s appeal to US competitiveness just about beating the Chinese and Indians—or doing right by Americans?
With no tax justice coming from Washington, municipalities across the country will have to take matters into their own hands to save the jobs and social lifelines on which their communities depend.
In the media frenzy over Obama's recent tax deal, few have mentioned the host of tax extenders and sweeteners that will end up costing the country billions of dollars.
Republicans have spent their postelection victory lap fearmongering over the deficit. But now they've insisted all Bush tax cuts be extended, at great price to the national debt.
America doesn't have a drug problem. It has a poverty problem.
The administration is promoting failed law enforcement programs as economic stimulus.
GOP leaders are going to the mat for the wealthy while abandoning those who lost their jobs because of Wall Street's recklessness.
Instead of cutting benefits for the poor, how about taxing the total household wealth of the rich?