Deficit Reduction Commission

Freedom Rider: Obama and the Class War

Submitted by Margaret Kimberley on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 00:30

by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley

Back in 2006, Barack Obama sold his soul to Wall Street bankers, who then supported his run for the presidency. “Barack Obama became president because he told the Rubins and Altmans of the world that he was on their side while simultaneously convincing millions of voters that he was on theirs.”

Obama’s Steady Road to Austerity

Submitted by Glen Ford on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 14:36

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

President Obama has been remarkably disciplined and focused in his four-year pursuit of a “grand austerity bargain” with the GOP. “With this month’s agreement to make Bush’s tax cuts permanent for 98 percent of the public, Obama and the Republicans’ positions are closer than ever.” It seems that soon, the axes may start to fall.

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