Black Consensus Remains Intact

The worst possible outcome of Tuesday’s election would have been that George Bush won with the help of a divided Black electorate. Instead, African Americans reaffirmed the vitality of the Black Political Consensus – our eyes firmly fixed on the prize: peace, jobs and justice.

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Bush's Ownership Society: No Taxes for Owners, only workers

While the economy did receive some stimulus from tax cuts it was very little for the trillions of dollars of present and future revenue sacrificed. Much more could have been achieved with a fraction of this money going to beleaguered state governments and people with less income than the rich. The real purpose of Bush's tax policy was to rewrite the tax code to create 'an ownership society': one in which owners do not pay taxes, but workers do.

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