Cartoon of the Day: We. Are. Not. Broke.
A new analysis shows that the Republican budget plan would lower taxes a lot on the rich – and raise them for middle-class families.
“They can’t talk about it in blunt terms, but as far as conservatives are concerned, upward redistribution is a feature, not a bug.”
Mitt Romney doesn’t have a plan to deal with our immediate unemployment problem. #sortofimportant
Also: In Michigan, Romney bakes pies, but doesn’t talk about how he wants to bust unions.
For real econo-nerds, a live blog of Fed chair Ben Bernanke’s press conference today. (Spoiler alert: they’re still dragging their feet.)
American Airlines continues to fight its employees’ effort to form a union.
Undeterred by the Koch Brothers’ win in Wisconsin, Recall Bobby Jindal presses on in Louisiana.
We can’t say it enough: hundreds of thousands of lost jobs in education and public safety are a drag on our economy.
What happens when ALEC takes over your town? Ask Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
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