GOP: The New Nero, Fiddling While the Middle Class Burns.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The middle class is in a state of crisis. “Huge tax giveaways to corporations and the wealthy, near catastrophic deregulation of all aspects of our economic system, and free trade practices that have seriously damaged the country,” are crushing the middle class. If we don’t reverse these policies soon, there might be no middle class left. 

Reverse the Policies that Are Destroying the Middle Class - Huffington Post 

Don’t bank on Congress working to help solve the problems that are hurting the middle class. They won’t even take action to avert the upcoming sequester. Turns out the House GOP will do just about anything (including putting our service members and other middle class families on the chopping block) to save their rich buddies from losing their precious tax loopholes.

Wonkbook: Congress is doing nothing about the sequester - Washington Post 

If you don’t know just how terrifying the sequester is, here are five of the scariest things about it (though the list is hardly comprehensive).  

The Five Most Terrifying Things about the Sequester - American Prospect

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The great American middle class wasn’t something that just happened – it was built brick by brick. It was built by soldiers returning from war and a government that repaid them by giving them a shot at college.