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Cross-posted from Middle Class Political Economist .
by Kenneth Thomas
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 11:06 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
A bombshell of a story broke this week involving the increasingly sketchy Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). We'll let WKOW Channel 27 in Madison give you the details in their ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat Jul 12, 2014 at 05:52 AM PDT with 106 Recommends
The House continued its piecemeal approach to tax extenders today by passing a bill to extend the bonus depreciation tax credit for businesses permanently. The bill would add $287 billion to the ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 10:08 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
The Patriot Post has a Conservative meme (featuring an attractive white woman, of course) going around on Facebook that says this: “I think you should pay for your own mortgage, birth control, ...
by Marty Essen
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2014 at 01:30 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Cross-posted from Middle Class Political Economist .
by Kenneth Thomas
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 28, 2014 at 11:11 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.) will be giving Duck Dynasty actor Phil Robertson a fist time ever "Governor’s Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence.” However as reported by Reason.com the show has been ...
by windsong01
Comment Count 139 comments on Thu May 15, 2014 at 09:47 PM PDT with 145 Recommends
Today, the House voted to make the corporate research and development (R&D) tax credit permanent. This will add $155 billion to the deficit over the next decade, and although Republicans have ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri May 09, 2014 at 01:59 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Two or three times a month I have the privilege of listening to desperately poor people tell their stories. It seems as though virtually every one of them I have talked to in the last several months ...
by Bill Day
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Apr 27, 2014 at 04:21 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Sometimes a letter-to-the-editor hits its target, right smack in the bull's-eye. Not that Ray Welch is your average letter-to-the-editor writer: a quick look around the intertubes reveals that he's ...
by Steve Masover
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Apr 04, 2014 at 11:43 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Yeah... that's just what I need to see during one of the few shows on Television I actually watch. Rick Scott talking about how his daddy only had a 6th grade education and about how economic ...
by Homer177
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Mar 19, 2014 at 08:01 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Koch Brothers likes to champion themselves as crusaders against the welfare state. But a new report shows that they took $88 million of your taxpayer dollars while demanding that governments stop ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun Mar 09, 2014 at 02:18 PM PDT with 178 Recommends
From the Huffington Post : One of the largest recipients of federal government contracts paid nothing in taxes last year, according to an analysis from the Center for Effective Government, a left-...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 03:53 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Cross-posted from Middle Class Political Economist .
by Kenneth Thomas
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 03:02 PM PST with 1 Recommend
What if rich bankers had the power to give themselves free money, creating it out of thin air? What if this decision were made not by elected officials, but by unaccountable lords of crony capitalism?
by Eric Stetson
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 04:42 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Just ask Honeywell International ... who reaped millions in tax breaks, by moving their home office to Morristown NJ. Wolff & Samson, Firm At Heart Of Christie Controversy, Has Had An Ally In The ...
by jamess
Comment Count 63 comments on Sun Feb 02, 2014 at 06:31 PM PST with 99 Recommends
As we prepare for this afternoon's Super Bowl, regardless of whether you're cheering for the Denver Broncos or Seattle Seahawks, here's some food for thought. This morning on Fox News Sunday, ...
by Paul Hogarth
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Feb 02, 2014 at 02:13 PM PST with 28 Recommends
The last Farm Bill failed and that was a good thing Though this latest Bill has some good provisions, other provisions are very bad policy; The disclosure requirement of crop insurance premium ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 07:06 PM PST with 49 Recommends
I'll admit this right up front. I don't get Republican math (not to mention Republican science, or Republican thinking in general, but one thing at a time). They say the only way they'll pass an ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 86 comments on Sun Feb 02, 2014 at 10:00 AM PST with 67 Recommends
It's one thing this particular type of _corporate welfare_ (meant to be "temporary") got started under the Grandpa Reagan regime... it's another thing that Obama keep it going.. _forever_ apparently.
by Superpole
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Jan 26, 2014 at 03:20 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I should know better than to pay attention to the evening news on teevee. It just ticks me off. Not because I can't handle the news, but because of the way that it's slanted. The other night I ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Jan 10, 2014 at 06:17 AM PST with 58 Recommends