Larry Beinhart

'Wag the Dog' author: Trump is too dishonest to win re-election by attacking Iran

If Donald Trump is convinced that he will lose his bid for re-election or if he is convinced that an investigation is getting too close, would he go to war with Iran? Or Venezuela? Or some other player to be named later?

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3 Things You Have to Know About the Bogus 'Fiscal Cliff'

Obama won. Romney lost. That is a crisis averted and a very good thing.

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Myth Romney's Big Propaganda About Taxes

Here’s an actual fact.

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Corporations Are Working to Destroy One of the Few Tools We Have to Stop Their Abusive Behavior

Everyone has heard of the woman who spilled coffee on herself and won $3 million from McDonald’s. Perhaps you recall an editorial similar to the one that ran in the San Diego Union Tribune: “A winning lottery ticket…absurd… a stunning illustration of what’s wrong with America’s civil justice system.”

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The Astonishing Stupidity of Not Raising Taxes on the Rich When Budgets Are Tight

The current economy is routinely and universally referred to as the worst recession since the Great Depression.

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Tax Cuts Simply Do Not Create Jobs

MYTH #1: Tax cuts create jobs. Tax increases cost jobs.

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