It's official. The American middle class is dead.
Scott Walker Quietly Consolidating Power In Wisconsin Huffington Post ..."This is the most massive turn toward privatization of public services in not only the history of the state of Wisconsin, but possibly across the country..."
Do Tax Cuts Create Jobs? Forbes ...The answer appears to be no for companies big and small...
Talking Points Memo has the story:
This isn't your Tea Party uprising at a town hall. This is people furious with a Republican congressman, Dan Webster, because he voted to cut taxes for the rich and end Medicare.
Think Progress brings us the video from Orlando, telling us
47,291 public and private jobs to be lost from cuts to education sectors in Ohio Policy Matters Ohio ...The $2 billion in cuts to Ohio's primary, secondary and higher education proposed in House Bill 153 for the FY2012-13 budget may have a larger impact than just the direct jobs cut and the weakening of education in Ohio...
Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted to end Medicare, raise taxes for the middle class and cut taxes for millionaires.
The proposal now goes to the Senate, where it has no chance of passing. But 235 Republican representatives swallowed some powerful political poison by voting to destroy America's middle class today.