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The new capital gains tax rate in 2013 (23.8%) for billionaires is still about ⅓ less than what the top marginal rate is for regular wage earners ( 39.6%). Any single wage earner with an annual ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Samuel "Sam" Wyly was born and grew up in one of the poorest communities in the United States. He was able to attend college only because of a scholarship program. After receiving his MBA in 1957, ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 12:50 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Sometimes life delivers moments of irrefutable insight, shattering fragile illusions like so many soap-bubbles. Remember that post-Katrina telethon where Kanye West said, "George Bush doesn'
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Aug 05, 2010 at 05:21 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
After hearing Rep. Anthony Weiner's spirited denunciation of Republican blockage of legislation providing needed aid to 9/11 responders, I ...
by alaprst
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jul 30, 2010 at 12:22 PM PDT with 6 Recommends