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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 Against the Middle (more...)
 

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