Progressives and tea party activists: Where we agree, disagree, and how we can find common good.
Matt Ryan, the mayor of Binghamton, New York, is sick and tired of watching people in local communities “squabble over crumbs,” as he puts it, while so much local money pours into the Pentagon’s coffers and into America’s wars.
I would pay less if Congress extended my tax cuts, but as a citizen I think it would be irresponsible.
Taxpayers spend too much on wars.
Those of us who have disproportionately benefited from these investments have a corresponding patriotic responsibility to reinvest in the common good.
Why has the financial industry recovered so quickly, when the rest of America is still hurting?
Solely jailing the whistleblower sends a chilling message to would-be financial whistleblowers that will continue for decades to the detriment of our economy.
He would literally take the food out of the mouths of people in real need.
What we need now is a serious incentive to pollute less.
No jobs, no affordable health care, no public housing in this country, but thank God we still have free enterprise!
Is Bush “the” commander guy or just “a” commander guy? It really doesn’t matter much since he’s the commander in chief. He gets to command, unless Congress decides it’s had enough and commands him not to.