Fiscal Cliff

Bernie Sanders: 1 in 4 Profitable Corporations In America Pay 0 Federal Taxes

Bernie Sanders: 1 in 4 Profitable Corporations In America Pay 0 Federal Taxes

Bernie Sanders has a message for America. The battle over getting the wealthy and corporations to pay their fair share…

11 years ago

Paul Ryan Tries to Take Credit for Caving to Obama on Fiscal Cliff

Paul Ryan (R-WI) explains his yes vote on the fiscal cliff deal, praising the House for 'providing certainty' by making…

11 years ago

Disgusted with House Republicans, Senate Announces ‘We’re Done’

Senate Democrats are done playing Republican House games. They won't be making changes to the agreement. 'We're done,' an aide…

11 years ago

After Telling the Senate and Obama to Lead, House GOP Refuses to Support Fiscal Cliff Bill

House Republicans demanded that Obama and the Senate lead on the fiscal cliff, but are now objecting to passing the…

11 years ago

Republicans End 2012 by Showing Their Contempt for Everyone Who is Not Rich

It is an incredibly sad commentary on American politics to know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that the Republican…

11 years ago

In an Act of Political Cowardice House Republicans Shove America Off the Fiscal Cliff

Cowardly House Republicans will shove America off the fiscal cliff because they are afraid of voting for tax increase on…

11 years ago

Obama Warns the Rich that the Fiscal Cliff is Just a Down Payment on Paying Their Fair Share

President Obama said today even if a fiscal cliff deal is agreed to, the rich and the Republicans are not…

11 years ago

Senate Republican Compares Raising Taxes to Drowning the Rich

Rand Paul (R-KY) brought the shrillness to new heights today on the Senate floor, likening taxing rich people to 'drowning'…

11 years ago

There Has to Be Room for Dissent Among Obama Supporters

Harsh attacks by liberals on liberals who disagreed with the President's Social Security proposal seem aimed at stifling democratic dissent

11 years ago

A Defeated Boehner Forges Blindly Ahead with Plan C: Blame Obama

Speaker Boehner made little sense Sunday as did a run around reality after Obama held him responsible for the fiscal…

11 years ago

Obama Calls Out Republicans for Being Rich Protecting Deficit Reduction Frauds

President Obama called out the called out the the Republicans as deficit reduction frauds, and turned the fiscal cliff into…

11 years ago

Bernie Sanders Slams Boehner and Right Wing House Extremists for Fiscal Cliff

Bernie Sanders went on MSNBC today and slammed John Boehner for not being able to control his caucus of right…

11 years ago

Obama has learned that dealing with Republicans is an exercise in futility

President Obama has learned that dealing with Republicans is an exercise in futility regardless the issues facing the nation.

11 years ago

Democrat Chris Van Hollen Destroys Fox News’ Fiscal Cliff Propaganda

Van Hollen schooled a Fox News anchor today, saying, 'Why is that? Do you know the answer to why that…

11 years ago

Mitch McConnell Threatens to Kill Unemployment Benefits for 2 Million Unless He Gets Spending Cuts

Sen. Mitch McConnell has returned from Christmas, and is threatening to kill unemployment insurance for 2 million Americans unless he…

11 years ago

Obama’s Record Destroys the Republicans’ Big Spending Democrat Propaganda

There has been no huge increase in spending under President Obama, and yet Republicans claim he has been on a…

11 years ago

Republicans Aren’t Misguided and Misinformed;They’re Ideological Saboteurs

It is simplistic to think Republicans are misguided and misinformed about the damage their policies will cause. As ideological saboteurs,…

11 years ago

As Usual EmoProgs Overreact because they Don’t Understand Negotiating and Governing

There has been no dearth of outrage from EmoProgs who are furious with the president for his third fiscal cliff…

11 years ago

Republicans Are Once Again Trying to Hold The Economy Hostage Over Christmas

This Christmas is shaping up like every other year's end since President Obama has been in office, with Republicans holding…

11 years ago

John Boehner’s Attempt To Pressure Obama on the Fiscal Cliff Completely Backfires

John Boehner took to the House floor to pressure President Obama, but instead he only made things worse for the…

11 years ago

Republicans Spread the Holiday Hate by Trying to Kill Medicare for Christmas

As a hateful attempt to cut the nation's deficit, and avoid the dreaded fiscal cliff, the GOP is going all…

11 years ago

Republicans Are More Willing to Cause Another Recession than Abandon the Rich

The tragedy is that Republicans are more than willing to see America suffer a deep recession than they are to…

11 years ago

Failed Republican Economics are at the Root of America’s Decade of Economic Woe

The GOP bears most of the blame for the economic woes over the past 12 years whether it was unfunded…

11 years ago

John Boehner’s ‘Counter Offer’ is an Insulting Joke on America

Republicans remain under the illusion that if they just use the right combination of words for a proposal that has…

11 years ago

Obama Uses Twitter to Explain to Republicans Why Their Deficit Plan Is a Fail

In an hour long Twitter chat, President Obama took questions from a few Republicans and explained to their why their…

11 years ago

The Republican Austerity Bomb is the Real Threat to America

Budget negotiation drama is getting more intense as the fiscal cliff or 'austerity bomb' approaches. The stakes for the poor…

11 years ago

Bernie Sanders,’The wealthy and corporations must play a significant role in reducing the deficit.’

After Social Security was officially taken off the table today, Sen. Bernie Sanders applauded Obama and said, 'The wealthy and…

11 years ago

The Republican Obsession With Obstructing Obama is Endangering the Country

The GOP's insane obsession with obstructing the President is a danger to economic recovery and 98% of the population.

11 years ago

Rush Limbaugh Claims the Fiscal Cliff is an Obama Plot to Wipe Out the GOP

The Democratic position of strength is bringing out some serious crazy on the right, as Rush Limbaugh is claiming that…

11 years ago

Bernie Sanders Applauds Obama for Taking Social Security Off the Fiscal Cliff Table

After the White House took Social Security off the fiscal cliff negotiating table, Sen. Bernie Sanders applauded the move and…

11 years ago

You Lost Republicans, so Stop Pretending Like Obamacare is On the Table

The latest joke from Republicans was offered up by Eric Cantor who called for Obama to put Obamacare on the…

11 years ago

3 Lies Republicans Tell to Defend Not Raising Taxes on the Wealthy

The political consensus may be shifting on raising taxes on the wealthy, but many Republicans keep sticking to these falsehoods…

12 years ago

Pelosi and Reid Have Obama’s Back: No Social Security Cuts and Taxes Must be Raised on the Rich

Both Democratic leaders in the Senate have Obama's back on the fiscal cliff. Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi are emphatic…

12 years ago

John Boehner Hates the World Until President Obama Mentions His Birthday

While meeting in front of the press to discuss the fiscal cliff Speaker John Boeher looked like he hated the…

12 years ago

Republicans Melt Down and Slip into Total Denial on Taxing the Rich

There are different types of denial, and after President Obama won re-election last week, Republicans expressed minimization and simple denial…

12 years ago

After Getting His Ass Kicked By Obama, Paul Ryan Tries to Boss Around Barack

Showing that he learned absolutely nothing from getting his ass kicked on Election Day, Paul Ryan returned to the House…

12 years ago

As Fiscal Cliff Approaches Republicans Try to Kill 2 Million Jobs

With fiscal cliff in sight, Republicans will not accept anything less than austerity measures that guarantee to kill 2 million…

12 years ago