Thingish Things

Gov. Cuomo Succumbs to Class War Fever

The class war in America spreads. Its latest front is New York, where Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) has succumbed to pressure from the public employee unions to hike taxes on higher-income families. That’s bad enough — New York has a spending problem, not a revenue problem — but the second part of the Cuomo tax […]

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Obama’s Victims & Demons

Charles Krauthammer writes thoughtfully this morning on a point I touched on last week to some criticism: In an attempt to fire up his base, President Obama has ginned up a dangerous climate of blame-the-other-guy in this country. Krauthammer calls it “The Scapegoat Strategy.”  He writes: Obama’s new strategy: Don’t whine, blame. Attack. Indict. Accuse. Who? The rich […]

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The 235,413 to Blame

  The culprits have been exposed.  Those greedy millionaires that President Obama and the Democratic Party have been pounding on for months have been identified.  There are 235,413 of them, according to solid reporting from Jennifer Epstein of Politico today.  They comprise .01% of the U.S. population.  A small subsection of them — 8,274 people– made more […]

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