"The class war is over, the rich won. All that is left is fighting over the scraps."
– Warren Buffet
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God Bless America
Paul O'Neill said he tried to warn Vice President Dick Cheney that growing budget deficits-expected to top $500 billion this fiscal year alone-posed a threat to the economy. Cheney cut him off. "You know, Paul, Reagan proved deficits don't matter," he said, according to excerpts. Cheney continued: "We won the midterms (congressional elections). This is our due." A month later, Cheney told the Treasury secretary he was fired.
"Almost all new propane production over the past three years has been exported to more lucrative overseas markets instead of being used to meet consumer demand right here in the United States," Vermont’s congressional delegation wrote in a letter asking the Obama administration to put a temporary ban on propane exports.