The president is still defending his decision to extend the Bush tax cuts, and at the same time, he refuses to believe that the Democrats are really angry about this. Ed Schultz is “Fired Up” and fires back at the president for putting the needs of the wealthy over the needs of American families.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced