1% News Debuts
15 Jun 2015
Money Looms Over All
14 Oct 2014
Democracy Extremism: Lawrence Lessig, Alan Grayson & Net Neutrality
14 Mar 2015
Nashua, NH — The presidential primary press corp was shocked into silence today when a transgender Paul Revere defied a police order and walked into a Republican leadership summit to hand out anti-corruption flyers. Revere, a silversmith who was male when he raced on horseback to alert the Colonial militia that “the British are coming” […]
The first ever budget proposal from the Congressional One Percent Caucus was released today at an exclusive event held in a basement crypt below the U.S. Capitol. One Percent Solutions spokeswoman Reagan Peabody-Peabody explains the elegant simplicity of a budget with no numbers and only four words (one of which is “no”). Daniel Weeks of […]
April 15th is a melancholy time for the 1%. On the one hand, they can rejoice that they often pay a lower tax rate than nurses, plumbers and utility line workers. But on the other hand, they still pay something. One Percent News anchor Margaret Theismann interviews wealth therapist Will Rice about how the One […]
“Net neutrality”–giving everyone equal access to the Internet–is the kind of privilege-free approach to society the One Percent can’t support or even understand.
Even though budgets by definition have nothing to do with people, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) gamely tries to explain the radical tax-and-spending plan of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. WARNING: Contains populist ideas 1%’ers may find offensive.
Red-carpet interviews at a screening of the feel-good movie “KillSwitch”–all about how the Internet is safely in the hands of the elite–are interrupted by a One Percent News flash on the FCC’s outrageous net neutrality decision. See democracy extremists Lawrence Lessig and U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson struggle to explain their oddball crusade for online equality.
Enjoy all the action from the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), where each year hardworking Americans gather to ensure the 1% stays firmly in control and able to completely ignore them between elections. It’s a selfless act of giving by non-wealthy Americans on behalf of very wealthy Americans. But some libertarians are starting to catch […]
Molly Kristen Kelly reports from Waterloo, Iowa, where GOP presidential hopefuls have gathered to gain the support of a small group of rich guys. Watch the debut of seasoned journalist (and former Miss Arizona) Molly Kristin Gretchen Kelly as she shares all the excitement from the Presidential Money Primary. Molly brings a fresh and very […]
For all its hopes and its boasts, America will never be truly free until a handful of wealthy oligarchs have the freedom to control our government with their money.
President Obama’s budget would inflict financial hardship one the wealthiest 1 percent in America. 99% of the revenue to pay for Obama’s “Middle Class Economics” would come from raising taxes on the top 1%. And, 80% of that revenue would come from the people we most admire: the top .1%. Washington DC think tank One […]