Posts by Elon Green

With the failure (a foreseeable and eminently welcome development ) of the so-called
November 22, 2011 | Elon Green
Earlier this week, Governor Rick Perry released a tax plan that would further shift the federal tax burden off the wealthy and on to the rest of us.
October 28, 2011 | Elon Green
They say it's tough to make predictions, especially about the future. But a month or two from now, I expect media outlets to look at their outlays for coverage of Herman Cain's campaign -- the...
October 25, 2011 | Elon Green
Last month, the White House introduced a program that would effectively overhaul the tax code and, as Robert Kuttner put it, "locked [Obama] in as a defender of social insurance and working...
October 6, 2011 | Elon Green
A week after the White House released its jobs bill, Paul Ryan took Fox News to say this:
October 3, 2011 | Elon Green
Ever since the September 7 Republican debate, a lot of attention has been paid to Governor Rick Perry's executive decision requiring that young girls receive a vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV...
September 20, 2011 | Elon Green
Incredibly enough, Social Security -- long considered a third rail of politics -- has become a ferocious touchstone during this Presidential primary cycle, even with the Iowa Caucus still a half-year...
September 13, 2011 | Elon Green
In the wake of disasters across the Midwest, most of the entire east coast and at least 30,000 acres of Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster relief fund has dipped below $550...
September 12, 2011 | Elon Green