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As Congress tightens the national budget belt, big corporations are getting monster tax breaks, with the help of high paid lobbyists. Tom Ashbrook talks to Christopher Rowland and David Cay Johnson about how corporations get tax breaks.
Christopher Rowland is the Washington bureau chief for the Boston Globe and an author. (@globerowland)
David Cay Johnston is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and columnist at “taxanalysts.com.” and an author. (@DavidCayJ)
Source: On Point with Tom Ashbrook: Big Corporations Lobbying For Big Tax Breaks
The Myth of a Polarized America
Morris Fiorina argues that Americans are far less polarized than the public is led to believe by the media and political pundits. Morris Fiorina is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of political science at Stanford University and an author.
Source: Book TV at the Hoover Institution: Morris Fiorina, "Culture War?: The Myth of a Polarized America"
Music includes Soylent Gringo - Let Start A War (Part 1), Man of God - Eliza Gilkyson (Paradise Hotel), Charles Lindbergh, Dave Lippman - Geithner, Capitol Steps - Hillary's Way, Reverend Billy - First Amendment Song, Dave Lippman - Food Clothing, John Prine - Your Flag Decal Won't Get You Into Heaven Anymore, Capitol Steps - Help Me Romney, Makana - We Are The Many, Reverend Billy - They Have Taken Our Houses, Pete Seeger - Waist Deep in the Big Muddy, Charlie Chaplin - The Great Dictator, Mamborama - Cuba Te Llama
On Point with Tom Ashbrook: Big Corporations Lobbying For Big Tax Breaks
Book TV at the Hoover Institution: Morris Fiorina, "Culture War?: The Myth of a Polarized America"