Democrats need to show they still have a spine

Commentary | December 8, 2010 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

It’s not pretty watching President Obama and the Republican minority collude in giving away billions to the wealthy, under the guise of the deceptively named “middle class tax cuts.” But the fight is not yet over. Our elected representatives owe their allegiance to a difference set of constituents, namely: the great - and lately, disrespected - middle class. Let’s make them do something about it before this Congress closes its doors on history.

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Posted in An Inclusive Economy, Column, Progressive Tax Reform