At last, America’s political leaders indicate that they now hear the voices and feel the pain of the poor and of the millions of working families slipping out of the middle class. Alas the “solution” they propose just offers aid to the same corporate elites who’ve been knocking them down.
Watching the Republican presidential debaters and their Tea Party supporters on CNN the other night, an ordinary citizen might feel confused. Those people sound angry, but exactly what do they believe our government should (and shouldn’t) do on behalf of its citizens? Ensuring affordable health care for everyone seemed to be on the forbidden list, […]