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Wiretap: Our warring political faiths

In case you haven't noticed, the division between parties in America has become personal. Presumably, we already knew that, but now we really know...

Littwin: The real climate hoax

  I ALWAYS used to feel uncomfortable writing about climate change because I don't really know much about it. But it turns out, I had it...

‘Patriotic Millionaires’ battle Tea Party-fueled ‘war on the weak’

It's tax time 2011, which means it's the second anniversary of the Tea Party. It's also nearly a week after the first great Washington budget battle of the Tea Party-era in what's sure to be a series of similar battles pitting the Republican-controlled House against the Democratic-controlled Senate and President Obama. Indeed, as many of its critics have noted, the controversial GOP budget plan written by Wisconsin Tea Party-Rep. Paul Ryan for the next fiscal year would turbo-charge the trend in U.S. politics of attacking the poor, ignoring the middle class and rewarding the rich. Against that backdrop, Patriotic Millionaires for Fiscal Strength, a group of dozens of extremely wealthy Americans, is backing the Democrats and calling on lawmakers to end the Republican tax-cuts-for-millionaires experiment in federal government "fiscal discipline."