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I want to keep this short and sweet. Nothing tells us more about the state of politics right now than the emerging Biden-McDonnell deal to extend Bush tax cuts on income between $250K and $450K per ...
by kid oakland
Comment Count 376 comments on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 03:24 PM PST with 364 Recommends
Harold Meyerson has a great op-ed in the Washington Post examining an under-reported aspect of the Biden-McConnell tax deal: its low tax rates for capital gains and dividends that effectively reward ...
by kid oakland
Comment Count 163 comments on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 09:48 PM PST with 284 Recommends
The tax deal that Senate Democrats settled for is, sadly, a very bad deal. It gives to the wealthy, and takes from working families. Many of those who disagree with that assessment are urging ...
by kid oakland
Comment Count 136 comments on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 01:25 PM PST with 244 Recommends
The next time your Republican uncle tells you that increasing taxes is bad for the economy, be sure to tell him that's he's right. And that he's wrong. It all depends on whose taxes ...
by Keith Pickering
Comment Count 79 comments on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 01:06 AM PST with 216 Recommends
You've heard the Republicans say it: the rich are "job creators"! Tax them more, and they will create fewer jobs! Taxes! Fear! Doom! In a diary last week, "
by Keith Pickering
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Jan 05, 2012 at 10:07 AM PST with 68 Recommends
In recent weeks, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has tried to redefine the calendar by inserting the new milestone "AB"—or "After Bain" —into the timeline of human history. Defending its man ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon Jul 02, 2012 at 01:29 PM PDT with 61 Recommends
Last year Ralph Nader wrote to Tim Cook , the CEO of Apple: "Corporations and their attorneys like to be judged as 'persons' under our constitutions and laws. So it is entirely appropriate to judge ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 63 comments on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 03:29 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
My latest LTE to my local hometown conservative newspaper can be found here. Since my first letter on the subject the local Conservatives have been hammering me pretty good and have written a few ...
by Jlukes
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 01:53 AM PST with 50 Recommends
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by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Jan 17, 2012 at 10:03 AM PST with 45 Recommends
Team Romney isn't refuting a damning new report evaluating the impact of his tax proposals by the Tax Policy Center of the Urban Institute and Brookings Institution. It'...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Aug 01, 2012 at 12:13 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Senator Byron Dorgan just finished his speech on the Senate floor, as just seen on C-Span, blasting corporations for seeking to renounce their "American citizenship" to avoid paying their taxes ...
by ImpeachKingBushII
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Mar 22, 2007 at 08:51 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Long before the Great Recession ( when 8.7 million Americans lost their jobs ), there was plenty of discussion about wealth inequality, wage disparity, the shrinking middle-class, CEO pay, and low ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 26 comments on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 12:14 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
President Obama can do more than showing anger , and vowing to prevent such occurrences in the future. There is a mechanism ...
by arodb
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2009 at 09:31 PM PST with 37 Recommends
Mitt Romney has another Bain outsourcing public relations embarrassment on his hands as Ryan Grim and Dave Jamieson, of Huffingtonpost report that Mitt Romney Gets Tax Break Off Firm Sending Jobs To ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 10:02 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
NPR's Steve Inskeep interviewed Obama yesterday. There really isn't much commentary to add, ...
by Cedwyn
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Dec 10, 2010 at 10:21 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Hi, there, fellow neoserfs. Ever wonder how the Lords of the Manor launder their money so they hardly have to pay any income tax? Well, look no further ...
by Dragon5616
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri May 14, 2010 at 09:55 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
At events across the country, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign is trying to convince voters that small business owners in ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jul 26, 2012 at 12:24 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Here's another story I didn't get a chance to cover but I wanted to pass along to all of you: http://www.agri-pulse.com/Senators-introduce-bill-to-address-family-farmer-bankruptcy-ruling-08082013....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Aug 12, 2013 at 05:01 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
This whole tax debate has eclipsed a central progressive tenet. Hey Democrats, if you want to win the white vote back, why don't you help poor people for God's sake, instead of glossing over their ...
by Nulwee
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat Dec 04, 2010 at 12:00 PM PST with 25 Recommends
With the IRS "scandal" (and, yes, "scandal" belongs in quotes), we have seen an increased attention to the exemptions built into the tax code for various types of organizations. In the story in ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 88 comments on Sun May 19, 2013 at 11:29 AM PDT with 23 Recommends