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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

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The Mandate To Raise Taxes On The Rich

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BY SUSAN ESTRICH Within days of winning the election, President Obama announced that his victory gave him a mandate to raise taxes on the “rich.” Come again? This was a two-and-a-half-point election. It reflected a painfully divided electorate. The only mandate I saw was to unite a divided country. I voted for Obama. I voted […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.