Who are the Real Losers?
Actor Noah Wyle, arrested at DC protest against Medicaid cuts, joins Thom Hartmann. Maybe we should ask Speaker Boehner what his definition of a "loser" is. Are school teachers who haven't made millions laying off factory workers losers? What about community organizers who devoted their days to registering voters rather than mergers and acquisitions - are they losers, too? If so - that might explain a lot about what Republicans have been trying to do in the House of Representatives the last year - giving trillions in tax breaks to so-called "winners" - and ripping the social safety net out from under the rest of us. It's in response to this attack on working Americans - that around 100 people were arrested last week for demonstrating outside Congressman Paul Ryan's Capitol Hill office.