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What if they held a class war and nobody noticed? For decades, liberals and progressives have been bashed for conducting a "class war" every time they suggest that it would be appropriate for the extremely wealthy to shoulder a bit more of the burden of paying for government. Meanwhile, a swarm of far-right think-tanks and political action committees have been working tirelessly to promote the idea that taxes on the wealthy should be lowered further from their historic lows, and that entitlement programs such as social security and medicare are too expensive to sustain (and in any case, immoral). The latest attempts to delegitimize public employee unions are the logical next step in what genuinely appears to be the systematic dismantlement of the middle class. This blog will highlight some of the more extreme examples of this activity that may not always show up in your news feeds.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Another Gun Tragedy

Mother, father, and three young kids (9, 5 and 2) shot dead by 15-year-old son.

The moral of the story:  if only those kids had been properly armed with assault weapons, they could have prevented it.  (Logical conclusion of gun nut arguments about arming everybody to stop crazies from carrying out mass murders.)

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