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Thom Hartmann: The Question Republicans Can't Answer

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With less than a week to go until our nation defaults - it's looking more and more likely that IF a debt-limit deal is struck this week - it will be almost entirely on Republican terms.

That means massive spending cuts targeting working and middle class families - and not one shiny penny of tax increases on corporations, millionaires, and billionaires.

So now is the time that we ask the Republicans a question - a question that I guarantee they can't answer. And that question is... "Can you name one thing - just one thing - that millionaires and billionaires will have to sacrifice in this debt-limit deal as part of a 'shared sacrifice' approach?"

That's all - what will millionaires and billionaires have to give up like the rest of us?

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Thom Hartmann is a Project Censored Award-winning New York Times best-selling author, and host of a nationally syndicated daily progressive talk program on the Air America Radio Network, live noon-3 PM ET. www.thomhartmann.com His most recent books are "The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight," "Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Rights," "We The People," "What Would Jefferson Do?," "Screwed: The Undeclared War (more...)
 

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click here... by Ashraf Moussa on Thursday, Jul 28, 2011 at 7:09:58 PM
That's a simple question.  I'm surprised you ... by prsmith on Thursday, Jul 28, 2011 at 8:06:52 PM
Last night on Charlie Rose IMF chief Christine Lag... by Mari Eliza on Friday, Jul 29, 2011 at 12:10:19 PM
She lies.... by Silverpegasus on Friday, Jul 29, 2011 at 3:35:54 PM
They were taxed like crazy?!?!?!?!...let alone thi... by David Vicks on Friday, Jul 29, 2011 at 4:59:29 PM
more theft by the elites is not the answer nor is ... by prsmith on Friday, Jul 29, 2011 at 8:13:37 PM
The middle class and the sick and poor are already... by David Vicks on Friday, Jul 29, 2011 at 5:03:19 PM