1. Yes. It is ‘class warfare.’ And that is unfair to rich people, who — generally speaking — would prefer not to fight our wars.

    — STEPHEN COLBERT, on Republicans calling President Obama’s debt reduction plan — which depends in part on raising taxes on the rich — “class warfare,” on The Colbert Report (via inothernews)

  2. WASHINGTON POST: "Of last year’s 100 highest-paid corporate executives in the United States, 25 earned more in pay than their company recorded as a tax expense in 2010. Those 25 firms reported average global profits of $1.9 billion. Among the 25 were Verizon, Bank of New York Mellon, General Electric, Boeing and eBay." →

    inothernews:

    Yes, by all means, let’s continue to give corporations and the wealthiest tax breaks.  Because they’re creating jobs with all that cheddar.