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If you want to know why the Wall Street elite and the bankers who robbed us blind are laughing all the way to their mansions , it's because the joke is on YOU. On every American. Because after they ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 11:30 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Fox News reports, "Another government watchdog report has flagged inappropriate behavior at the IRS, this time claiming government credit cards were used to make questionable purchases on items ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jun 26, 2013 at 03:36 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Contrary to the naive rhetoric of the “flat tax” pushers, simplifying and restoring fairness to the federal income tax code does not mean flattening our current seven rates to one rate. Before ...
by ConnectTheDotsUSA
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Apr 14, 2013 at 08:01 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
The Republicans seem to prefer to increase revenues by limiting the deductions that can be taken by high-income people, rather than increasing the tax rate on higher incomes (and on income that is ...
by leevank
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 12:53 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Mitt Romney has been talking about his 20% across the board Tax Cut plan for months now ... until tonite. Tax Cut Plan ... what Tax Cut Plan? Romney: No $5 trillion tax cut by Rachel Weiner, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 09:09 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
With the Bush tax cuts of 2001 and 2003 once again set to expire at the end of this year, President Obama on Monday once again proposed temporarily extending them only for families earning less than $
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 70 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 11:36 AM PDT with 188 Recommends
Let me start off by saying Mitt Romney is a Pathological Liar. The New York Times reports that the Romney's took a $77,000.00 Tax Deduction on their dancing horse, Rafalca. The ...
by keepemhonest
Comment Count 483 comments on Mon Jun 18, 2012 at 06:07 AM PDT with 411 Recommends
by WALTER BRASCH On a bright Monday morning, a day before tax returns were due, I bumped into my ersatz friend Marshbaum who was placing a change container at the Gas-High Mini-mart on Low Octane ...
by brasch
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 07:51 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Now for a thought experiment. Suppose that I told you I had a plan which over the next decade would slash $6 trillion from the national debt of the United States. Imagine further that I promised I ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Apr 11, 2012 at 05:40 PM PDT with 69 Recommends
Many of the most contentious interactions I have had surrounding the issues transpeople deal with is the matter of getting transgender medical care paid for out of the common weal. For some reason, ...
by rserven
Comment Count 54 comments on Sun Nov 13, 2011 at 08:12 AM PST with 67 Recommends
The best way to avoid war may be to allow payroll deductions to pay for the cost. In this satire, award-winning journalist Walter Brasch looks at the best way to decide to go to war, whether Iraq or ...
by brasch
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Mar 31, 2011 at 12:27 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The Republicans have found a new argument for opposing reproductive rights. Jerry Nadler spent yesterday in a hearing fighting the notion that a woman's deduction on her income tax for the ...
by Christy1947
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 10, 2011 at 05:02 PM PST with 6 Recommends
First off, I can't claim credit for that question. As she frequently does, Randi Rhodes, gave me the topic, as she was explaining it to a caller on her radio show today. So, sincere Hat ...
by jamess
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Jan 31, 2011 at 07:54 PM PST with 37 Recommends
Hey, remember that diary I wrote about my brother Joe and what his life has in common with [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2010/10/1/907022/-...is-surely-better-off-dead Neil Alan Smith], the poor ...
by Auntie Neo Kawn
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Oct 14, 2010 at 07:12 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
I have had the TV tuned to MSNBC while doing some computer work this afternoon, so I wasn't paying close attention, but I caught Mitch McConnell blathering about health care reform. My ears ...
by marleycat
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jul 22, 2009 at 02:06 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Well, it’s that dreaded time of the year again for all American Taxpayers who have procrastinated long enough to find themselves scrambling for those “important tax documents,” and ...
by lbines
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2009 at 08:22 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Well, if charity doesn’t start right at home, it at least starts at the elite, private, preparatory schools the McCains just happen to send their kids to. What ...
by dmhlt 66
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2008 at 01:47 PM PDT with 8 Recommends