Why is President Obama Quoting a Corporate Billionaire’s Opinion on Taxing the Rich?

President Obama wants you to agree with the words of Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet, a billionaire who has been made richer by the tax break extension signed into law late last year. Why? Because, unlike many wealthy corporate CEOs who insist “trickle down” economics is best for everyone, Buffett believes he and his super-rich friends […]

President Barack Obama: ‘I Will Not Yield to This’

The fifth day of negotiations between congressional caucuses and the White House ended with no movement toward increasing the debt ceiling or reigning in the national deficit. The session on Wednesday, July 13, ended with President Barack Obama leaving the table after two hours of talks, led by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor who leads […]