The Patriotic Millionaires campaign, pulled together quickly by the Agenda Project in New York City, just happens to appear on the same day as a new study from the Center for Responsive Politics revealing that half of the members of the House and the Senate are millionaires.
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Not surprisingly, some of the super-rich declined to join the Patriotic Millionaires when the Agenda Project reached out to them. At least two airily dismissed the Bush tax cuts for millionaires and above – which will cost well over $700 billion over the coming decade – as small potatoes.
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Joe Conason was born in New York City, New York, USA. He is an American journalist, author and political commentator. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of The National Memo. Since 2006, he has served as editor of The Investigative Fund, a nonprofit journalism center. He was formerly the executive editor of the New York Observer. He was also a columnist for Salon.com from 1998-2010. He has written several books include: The hunting of the President (with Gene Lyons), Big lies, The Raw Deal, It Can Happen Here, and Man of the World (Won- New York Press Club's Byline Award). He earned a BA degree in History from Brandeis University in 1975.
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