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    08/22/2012 8:42:50 AM PDT · by AMP1 · 9 replies ^ | 2012-08-22 | AmpersanArchist1
    A liberal is a man who will give away everything he doesn’t own.Frank Dane While I have a tendency to swear like a sailor at times, I refrain from utilizing vulgar language when I write. I think it demeans me as a writer and increases the possibility that I will offend some readers. Since I seek the largest audience possible, I would only be engaging in selfish and self-defeating behavior. But sometimes the subject demands that sort of language. This is just such a time.As I read a wide variety of news sources, conduct my own research, explore and develop...
  • Obama: Millionaires should pay at least 30 percent in taxes (Obama paid 25%, Mitt 13%, Buffett 10%)

    01/25/2012 3:23:15 AM PST · by tobyhill · 68 replies · 5+ views
    msnbc ^ | 1/25/2012 | By Michael O'Brien
    People earning over $1 million per year should pay an effective tax rate of no less than 30 percent, President Obama said in his State of the Union address Tuesday night. The president laid down one of his most political markers of the annual policy speech by crafting what he called the "Buffett Rule," named after the famous billionaire investor. "Tax reform should follow the Buffett rule: If you make more than $1 million a year, you should not pay less than 30 percent in taxes," Obama said.
  • Obama helps Buffett’s railroad

    11/18/2011 8:18:39 AM PST · by Mustang Driver · 8 replies
    Charleston (WV) Daily Mail ^ | November 18, 2011 | Don Surber
    Crony capitalism is alive and well and occupying 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The latest billionaire donor to cash in on his connections to President Obama is Warren Buffett, who now joins billionaire George “Solyndra” Kaiser and George “Petrobras” Soros in cashing in on Obama’s pay-to-play energy policy. Warren Buffett is about to make a pile of money off the Bakken Oil Shale in North Dakota the old-fashioned way with a monopoly worthy of Here is how it works, President Obama put the brakes on the Keystone Pipeline, which would have delivered oil from Canada. That delay means Burlington Northern Santa Fe...
  • Warren Buffett to headline Obama campaign event

    09/21/2011 1:05:12 PM PDT · by Baladas · 35 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sept. 21, 2011 | Eric Johnson
    (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett will help raise money for President Barack Obama's re-election effort at a $35,800-a-ticket fundraiser next month in Chicago, an Obama campaign official said on Wednesday. Buffett will attend the October 27 event at a private home on Chicago's North Shore that is expected to include major donors to Obama's 2008 presidential run. The Democratic president, who is not expected to attend, is running for re-election in 2012. Buffett, the legendary chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has landed in the center of a growing political battle over Obama's proposal to raise taxes on the wealthy...