After an update on the news of the day and the House GOP "Tax Cut & Jobs Act," Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC returns to talk politics. Today, we focus on what, if anything, the DC Democrats stand for.
After a look at the day's news, we welcomed Stephanie Kelton back to the show. Stephanie is a professor of public policy and economics at Stony Brook University and former chief economist on the US Senate Budget Committee, working under Bernie Sanders. Check out Stephanie's op-ed for the LA Times from from Sept. 28, "Congress can give every American a pony (if it breeds enough ponies)", and her op-ed for the NY Times from yesterday, "How We Think About the Deficit Is Mostly Wrong."
Trump's tax "plan" (or thing, as NBC's Ali Velshi called it) would cut taxes for the rich and screw over the poor. Same GOP crap, different year. If you voted for D'ump thinking he'd drain the swamp, it serves you right -- but the rest of us don't deserve this shit. Today on Twitter, I noticed an op-ed from the Sacramento Bee from my old friend- media activist, film maker and broadcaster - Sue Wilson, about Net Neutrality. As the apprentisident's new FCC chairman Ajit Pai's priority seems to be killing Net Neutrality, I invited her on the show today [...]