March 13, 2013

Before Rubio, Before Luntz: Meet A Founding Father of Climate Change Denial


Republican consultant Frank Luntz, a master of words, made clear in a 2002 GOP strategy memo how conservatives would address the growing threat of climate change: They would simply deny it was happening. According to the memo: The scientific debate remains open. Voters believe that there is no consensus about global warming within the scientific community.
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February 3, 2012

Private Equity Titans Launch Pro-Tax Loophole PR Blitz; Only Finds Stock Image Supporters

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Wealthy private equity managers pay a lower tax rate than many middle income Americans because of the “carried interest” tax loophole. With the revelation that Mitt Romney, through his investments in private equity firm Bain Capital, receives a windfall profit every year that benefits from the loophole, Wall Street lobbyists are stepping up the campaign
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