Obama, Reid and Pelosi Lead Charge Against Tea Party Millionaire Party

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The Number 1 issue next year will be that President Obama, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and Democrats will be fighting for working people while Republicans will be fighting for millionaires who they believe should make no sacrifice for America.

Immediately after Congress passed the payroll tax cut and jobless benefits extension, Harry Reid renewed the battle for a surtax for those making a million bucks a year to join the rest of America in being part of the solution.

Reid made his move fast, strong and hard with his immediate call for action.

Meanwhile, the airwaves are full of Tea Party members of the House whining and complaining. They are willing to throw 160 million American workers under the bus in order to prevent the most wealthy millionaires from making even the tiniest contribution to helping our country become economically stronger.

Brent BudowskyWhen Reid came out swinging today he was telling the Tea Party, like Clint Eastwood told the crooks: Go ahead, make my day.

There are smiles today throughout the Democratic base because the fighting spirit is back for the Dems.

There are smiles today throughout the heartland of working-class America because the Democrats are back fighting for them, and winning.

Brent Budowsky
The Hill 

Published by the LA Progressive on December 24, 2011
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About Brent Budowsky

Brent Budowsky served as Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Lloyd Bentsen, responsible for commerce and intelligence matters, including one of the core drafters of the CIA Identities Law. Served as Legislative Director to Congressman Bill Alexander, then Chief Deputy Whip, House of Representatives. Currently a member of the International Advisory Council of the Intelligence Summit. Left government in 1990 for marketing and public affairs business including major corporate entertainment and talent management. He can be reached at brentbbi@webtv.net.