How weird can it get?
“In exchange for ravaging the most popular and successful programs Democrats have ever produced, and for a vital chunk of nearly every American’s retirement savings, Barack Obama’s grand bargain would have meant accepting an entire economic philosophy diametrically opposed to the one he had run on. For the most basic principles of public life to […]
Virtually Speaking reports that Washington State’s Darcy Burner played an important role in Harry Reid’s move to fix the Senate filibuster. Click here to hear filibuster experts Joan McCarter and David Waldman’s analysis. Listen from 10:30 to hear the discussion of Darcy’s role. Here’s an excerpt: To me Darcy Burner was instrumental in moving us […]
“The number that I find most unusual and gives you a sense of what is systemic about it is: The top 400 people, individuals — you could get them in this space if you squeeze just a little bit — have more wealth now than the bottom 180,000,000 Americans taken together. That’s a medieval number. […]