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Senate Republicans prevent passage of the Bring Jobs Home Act to end tax breaks for corporations for outsourcing jobs overseas!

On Viewpoint, Current TV, July 19, 2012, Eliot Spitzer interviews Senator Bernie Sanders on the endless filibustering by Senate Republicans of the Bring Jobs Home Act, a bill that would have ended the huge tax breaks for American and Multinational Corporations for outsourcing American jobs. Instead of permitting significant tax deductions for Corporations moving their machinery and operations overseas, or building new manufacturing facilities and offices in China, India, the Philippines, and other countries in Asia, the Act would have provided for huge tax incentives, including a 20% tax credit, to bring those plants, equipments, and businesses back to the United States. Continue reading

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Cenk Uygur attacks Maria Bartiromo and CNBC for protecting the fraudsters on Wall Street

On July 13, 2012, Maria Bartiromo on CNBC’s show, the Closing Bell, interviewed Eliot Spitzer, former Attorney General of New York, and accused him of having a personal vendetta against former CEO of AIG, Hank Greenberg. Cenk Uygur criticizes Maria Bartiromo on the Aggressive Progressive portion of his show, The Young Turks, for protecting the media establishment, Wall Street, and the fraudsters. Continue reading

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LIBOR Contractions: Diamond Cracks. Who is Watching the Watchdog? Eliot Spitzer on Viewpoint with Matt Taibbi and Dennis Kelleher, July 3, 2012 and July 16, 2012. Videos.

‘The mob learned from Wall Street’: Eliot Spitzer on the ‘cartel-style corruption’ behind Libor scam. July 3, 2012. Who is watching the watchdog? July 16, 2012. Viewpoint on Current TV. Guests Matt Taibbi and Dennis Kelleher. Continue reading

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Maria Bartiromo accuses Eliot Spitzer of having a personal vendetta against the former CEO of AIG, Hank Greenberg: isn’t this the very same Hank Greenberg who was fined $15 million?!?!

Maria Bartiromo defends Hank Greenberg to Eliot Spitzer, and accuses Eliot Spitzer of having a personal vendetta against Hank Greenberg. Of course, Maria, Hank Greenberg is guiltless and Eliot Spitzer merely had a vendetta against this Wall Streeter. Everyone on Wall Street is guiltless, too, Maria. And, of course, your attack of Eliot Spitzer is not motivated by any personal motive, like a well-paying job on a Wall Street “news” channel, is it, Maria?! Continue reading

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The scary humor of Mitt Romney: where the heck is a time machine when you need one?

Mitt Romney, Bain Capital, the Blind Trust, the Retroactive Retirement Time Machine would be hilarious if his fictionalizations did not remind you of the fairy tales of Kim Jong! Continue reading

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Is Rocky Anderson the spoiler or the moral alternative in the 2012 Presidential election?

Is Rocky Anderson a spoiler in the 2012 Presidential election or is he the moral alternative that we must choose in order to save our country from its corrupt political and financial system Continue reading

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Republicans, conservative Democrats, Romney, Obama, continue to support the outsourcing of jobs with trade agreements unfair to American manufacturers

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, member of the Democratic Progressive Caucus, discusses the need to change our trade agreements in order to advantage American manufacturers with Eliot Spitzer on Viewpoint, July 13, 2012. Continue reading

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Historical Facts Debunk Myth that Tax Cuts for the Rich Create Jobs

We have heard over and over again ad nauseum the Republican mantra that tax breaks for the rich will create jobs here in America. But historical facts show otherwise. Another myth is debunked. Continue reading

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Attorney General Eric Holder: the Slow and the Listless

On June 29th, the House of Representatives found Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt of Congress; however, Cenk Uygur on The Young Turks holds Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for not prosecuting any of the big bank executives for all of that mortgage and foreclosure fraud since he has been Attorney General of the United States. Continue reading

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Cutting taxes creates jobs: wrong! History shows the exact opposite!

Cenk Uygur debunks the tax myth of the Republicans that lowering taxes creates growth in the economy and jobs. History shows that quite the opposite occurs: when the tax rates are at their lowest levels, so are the rates of growth in Gross Domestic Product and employment. Continue reading

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