TPM2012 It may have taken President Obama and the Democrats months of building up the Buffett Rule as a way to boost equity in the tax code, but it only took Fox News and Republicans a few hours to knock it back down. Divisive? Check. Wealth redistribution? Check. Gimmick? Check, Check, Check. But, unsurprisingly, even… More The Day In 100 Seconds: Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems
Following, are three opinions on President Obama’s “Buffet Rule”… The Week The president passionately argues that we ought to hike taxes on the very richest Americans — which, if nothing else, is a handy campaign talking point President Obama has been making a lot of hay about the Buffett Rule. Named after billionaire Warren Buffett, who has… More Obama’s Buffett Rule: Just a political gimmick?
The White House This week, the President hosted a forum on Women and the Economy, welcomed the President of Brazil, traveled to Florida to urge the Senate to pass the Buffett Rule, and took part in the great annual White House tradition — the Easter Egg Roll. Related Topics: Inside the White House
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Let’s see how the GOP will respond to “The Obama ‘populous’ Budget”. Think Progress President Obama unveiled his budget for fiscal year 2013 this morning in Virginia, touting it as a budget that took a balanced approach toward investigating in American economic growth now while reducing the nation’s deficit over the long-term. The budget is… More Ten Facts About The Obama Budget