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Obama's offering business a tax break

10/06/11 08:00PM

President Obama wants to cut taxes. Business opposes him.Think this is odd?  Why would people oppose a cut in the taxes they have to pay for each worker they have on the payroll?  Why wouldn't an American business person want a tax break so he could hire more workers and save money doing it?  Wouldn't it make good business sense to back a president - regardless of his politics or political party - if what he was doing helped your business, helped your stockholders, and helped you?Well, politics, as the saying goes, makes strange bedfellows. read more

Coming up on Hardball...

10/06/11 06:14PM

President Obama is selling his jobs plan…does his sales pitch include daring Republicans to explain to their constituents why they won’t pass the plan? And can he muster grassroots support he needs to win in 2012? msnbc Political Analyst Howard Fineman and New York Magazine National Affairs Editor John Heilemann are here to discuss. Next up: Occupy Wall Street. Can President Obama harness the anti-Wall Street anger and channel it into political gain? Can he—and does he want to—become the movement’s leader? We’re asking Fmr. read more

Let Me Start...

10/06/11 09:28AM

Democrats are trying to harness the anti-Wall Street fervor. Can they successfully use the sentiment of the Occupy Wall Street protesters to their political gain? Or are they playing with fire -- something that just might not sit well with middle America? The nexus of politics and protest tonight on Hardball. Then - Sarah Palin's not running for president. read more

What did she say?!

What did she say?!

10/05/11 08:00PM

Sideshow: Hardball’s Chris Matthews talks about the lack of clarity of Rep. Michele Bachmann’s response when asked whether President Barack Obama should be... watch

A word on Hank Williams, Jr.

10/05/11 08:00PM

by Hardball guest host Michael SmerconishAllow me a final word about the incivility that has become all too common in our political discourse. This week's poster boy is Hank Williams Jr. who with regard to the president golfing with the speaker of the house made some inane analogy to Hitler and Netanyahu. I think we all know who, in Williams' mind, was supposed to be the Hitler figure.Yesterday, while reading about Hank Williams Jr, I let my eye wander in search of other stories then in the news that could have provided for legitimate criticism of the White House. read more

Florida braces for RNC

Florida braces for RNC

10/05/11 08:00PM

Big Number: In preparation for the Republican National Convention in Florida, 238 security cameras have been installed on various street corners. watch

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