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  • Donald Trump: Tax the rich more [and middle class less]

    08/27/2015 5:58:23 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 61 replies
    Gant Daily ^ | Aug 27 2015 | CNN
    Donald Trump is finally showing us more of his economic plan beyond the “Make America Great Again” slogan on his red hat. America has now learned: — He wants to tax the rich more and the middle class less. — He wants to lower corporate taxes. — He wants to cut government spending and stop raising the debt ceiling. “The hedge fund people make a lot of money and they pay very little tax,” Trump said in an interview Wednesday with Bloomberg. “I want to lower taxes for the middle class.”
  • Fauci tries to calm US after missteps on Ebola, amid concerns Americans have lost faith

    10/19/2014 9:00:03 AM PDT · by MulberryDraw · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 19, 2014 | unknown
    America’s top infectious disease expert on Sunday again acknowledged that the safety protocols used for the nation’s first Ebola patient were inadequate, and that the Obama administration overstated the country’s readiness for the deadly virus, amid concern that Americans have already lost faith in the government. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told “Fox News Sunday” that the adopted World Health Organization protocol for handling an Ebola patient was better suited for field work than confined hospital care. -snip- Murphy also said the so-called Ebola czar that the president appointed to oversee the...
  • Bush deserves better than groundless blame

    01/19/2009 6:44:26 PM PST · by Railroad · 27 replies · 1,081+ views
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | January 19, 2009 | Luke Boggs
    When George W. Bush leaves office Tuesday, he will do so with a 27 percent exit approval rating, lower even than Jimmy Carter’s was. I think he deserves better. Why? Because, while national security is not the president’s only job, it must be his first priority, and Bush has been an excellent wartime leader. Even when it cost him politically, he has remained a relentless and successful defender of this nation and its people. Like all of us, Bush saw those two great towers reduced to rubble, the smoke pouring from the Pentagon, the smoldering scar cut through a Pennsylvania...