For this weekend’s reading list, we have an article on how the GOP has broken our political system, a detailing of how ObamaCare will save Medicare $200 billion by 2016, an interview with President Obama, an overview of studies finding that higher taxes on the wealthy will not harm the economy, and a summary of Marco Rubio’s sketchy background.
Let’s Just Say It: The Republicans Are the Problem – A thorough overview of how DC is largely unable to address the problems facing our country today because “the GOP has become an insurgent outlier in American politics”
The Affordable Care Act: Lowering Medicare Costs by Improving Care – A Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services report on how the Affordable Care Act will save the Medicare program $200 billion by 2016
Ready for the Fight: The Rolling Stone Interview With Barack Obama – President Obama on jobs, rescuing the auto industry, health care reform, ending DADT, reforming student loans, and the challenges of being President
Recent Studies Find Raising Taxes on High-Income Households Would Not Harm the Economy – an overview of a number of recent studies finding that reasonable increases in tax rates on the wealthiest Americans would raise revenue and help pay down the deficit without having any significant adverse impact on small businesses, jobs, or savings and investment.
10 Things You Need to Know About Marco Rubio – a detailing of the sketchy background of Marco Rubio, the media’s flavor-of-the week in the Republican Vice-Presidential candidate sweepstakes.