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It's pretty common knowledge that CNBC is a very pro-business cable TV show, excluding the fact that they also air the show "American Greed". In some ways it's odd, as their sister station (MSNBC) ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 05:27 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Full disclosure. I’m typing this blog on a Mac. Within reach is my IPhone. So, this is not some sort of stealth pro-PC campaign. But, enough already — Apple is perhaps one of the biggest ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 04:13 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
One year ago the Citizens for Tax Justice stirred controversy with a report highlighting 280 corporate tax-dodgers, highlighting companies they said were paying under the 35 percent federal income ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 01:22 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
CEOs and 1 percenters have elevated that old bait and switch con to a whole new level. To them, bait is not a lure to a store but a taunt about the poor. “Look over there, a welfare queen!” they ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 06:48 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Nike has been accused of having a history of using sweatshops and utilizing child and slave labor -- just like Apple and many other U.S. corporations do to manufacture and market their products in " ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 06:36 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Unlike for his first Inauguration, Obama has chosen to allow unlimited corporate contributions to fill the fund-raising coffers of the entity legally known as the Presidential Inaugural Committee. ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 06:46 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Elections don’t happen in a reality created in one debate, or even one election season. People think about things– emotionally — in ways that reflect being propagandized to over many years. ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Oct 11, 2012 at 01:44 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I guess it's a function of inflation and/or a numbness to reality but the rhetoric about money isn't what is used to be. Back in the day, Republican Senator Everett Dirksen (whose name probably ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 05:40 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Today, about fifteen people gathered in front of the IRS building in Fresno, CA to protest current tax policies that favor corporations and the rich. As this man said: One ...
by ybruti
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 17, 2012 at 03:46 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
The Obama administration is proposing to cut the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 28 percent (25 percent for manufacturing), close scores of loopholes that currently reduce the effective tax ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 163 comments on Wed Feb 22, 2012 at 08:47 AM PST with 83 Recommends
According to Citizens for Tax Justice they estimate that enacting the Buffett rule will raise $50 billion per year for the U.S. Treasury. That is $500 billion in a decade which is no chump change. ...
by Drdemocrat
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Jan 27, 2012 at 02:27 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Beset by budget shortfalls that are partly the consequence of failure to ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 77 comments on Thu Dec 08, 2011 at 11:06 AM PST with 164 Recommends
Corporate and clandestine campaign contributions have undermined the power of traditional voting, the kind done at polls on election day. Rather than voters, politicians now serve donors, who invest ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2011 at 06:06 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Welcome to another edition in the economic philosophy of the Republican Party, where the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. Today, courtesy of the Citizens for Tax Justice, it's the Herman ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Oct 18, 2011 at 10:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Sure, for humor, I turn to listen to Jon Stewart and Colbert. But, really, if you want the funniest laughs you have to mix in Republican leadership talking points. Seriously.
by Tasini
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Oct 07, 2011 at 08:29 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Sometimes numbers are a bitch. Because they expose ugly truths that we either choose to ignore or don't understand. We better get this one straight in the next few months or the bi-partisan cuts ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Aug 03, 2011 at 05:56 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Happy Birthday to the Bush Tax Cuts! Today they are 10 Years old . My, my, it seems like only yesterday, that the Bushies were promising us the world, if Congress ...
by jamess
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Jun 07, 2011 at 07:55 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Every CEO running a big multi-national company in America knows that, when times are tough, they have one sure way to save a lot of money and a place to go for cash: the U.S. Treasury. This is ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Mar 25, 2011 at 06:27 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Corporate welfare and the scam on the American people is a daily scandal. And it gets obscured sometimes in the rah-rah competition in the marketplace that we get sucked into by the traditional ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri Feb 25, 2011 at 01:45 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Visiting the Citizens for Tax Justice website I learned that the Bill Senate Republicans are behind would RAISE TAXES on the bottom 60% of Americans . That's right while maintaining ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Nov 11, 2010 at 09:02 PM PST with 48 Recommends