Rahm Emanuel and the Classless Society

Rahm Emanuel co-authored a book that reads like the precursor to Obama's primary campaign document, Blueprint for Change, Obama and Biden's Plan for America. Rahm Emanuel and Bruce Reed wrote The Plan, Big Ideas for America (copyright 2006, amazon.com link here).  We know who Emanuel is - he's about to become the second most powerful person in the federal government.  Reed, according to the book's jacket, ...writes a daily political column for Slate and is the editor-in-chief of Blueprint, the leading magazine of new Democratic ideas...He is President of the Democratic Leadership Council.    Many of the key proposals in Obama's Blueprint document were aired-out in The Plan.  Here's a sample.1. A new social contract - universal citizen service, universal college access, universal retirement savings, and universal children's health care - that makes clear what you can do for your country and what your country can do for you.2. A return to fiscal...(Read Full Post)