Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Rahm's great ideas

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Rahm's great ideas:

Rahm's great ideas

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Rahm considering taxing "high net-worth individuals". What a concept! 


Just to prove that I'm not a Rahm hater, I'll give a SmallTalk salute to two things the mayor said this week.

The first was meant as a warning to fellow Democrat bigwigs. Stop focusing so much on Trump and start fighting for middle-class and working families.

Emanuel is worried. He thinks everyone in Washington is too focused on the crazy around Trump to see what’s actually going on — and what’s not... “Talking to ourselves and persuading ourselves,” Emanuel said, “is not going to be the way you get to a majority.” (Politico)
Of course, he then went on and spent the rest of the interview talking about Trump.

But then this:

“I think there are certain things we as a party wandered off from as it relates to being a party that fought for hard working families." (The Hill
Okay, so that's one thing. Here's the other:

Mayor Rahm Emanuel may seek new taxes on downtown businesses, “high net-worth individuals” or both to dig the Chicago Public Schools out of a $596 million hole without state help, City Hall sources said Monday. Sources said the new taxesMike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Rahm's great ideas: 


 

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