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of what is is wrong in America. What I post below was drafted - and posted - as a comment on another diary. I place it here, entirely above the fold, as its own entry so that perhaps a few more ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 123 comments on Sun Aug 05, 2012 at 06:37 AM PDT with 343 Recommends
Tax Day 2012 has been a busy one for the propagandists of the Republican Party. After the GOP successfully filibustered the Buffett Rule in the Senate, House Speaker John Boehner claimed that ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Apr 17, 2012 at 02:04 PM PDT with 266 Recommends
In 2008, the campaign of multi-...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 269 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 01:58 PM PDT with 252 Recommends
in a New York Times blog post titled More Chips For Tax Reform . In case you do not recognize the name, Rattner is a long-time Wall Street player who served as the "car czar" in the first Obama ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 72 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 03:47 AM PST with 154 Recommends
Conservatives this week were quick to mock the Obama campaign's " The Life of Julia ," an online slideshow highlighting how government investments in education, health care, small business and ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon May 07, 2012 at 11:19 AM PDT with 140 Recommends
Now that we know that Mittens will be releasing his tax return on Tuesday , ...
by johnny wurster
Comment Count 53 comments on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 08:41 AM PST with 95 Recommends
There's nothing wrong with being born with a silver spoon in your mouth. It's what you do with that good fortune that matters. And that is at the heart of Mitt Romney's problem with the American ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 02:25 PM PDT with 83 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
Structure of a private equity fund (c) Tax ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 117 comments on Sun Apr 17, 2011 at 07:00 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
"It is more blessed," Jesus said, "to give than to receive." That may be, but the billionaire backers of Mitt Romney's presidential campaign and Super PAC plan to do both. As they gather this ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 11:45 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
On January 24th, Netflix will air Mitt , a documentary about Governor Romney's quixotic quest for the presidency. But that hagiography, lovingly compiled by a close friend, covers only the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 12:02 PM PST with 45 Recommends
Yeah, he did it again (video from Lawrence O'Donnell's The Last Word ):
by Steven D
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Feb 02, 2012 at 12:41 PM PST with 44 Recommends
I’m sure that some, or even many of you have heard of the Alternative Minimum Tax (“AMT”). And if you haven’t, then chances are that you will before this year is over. Now, ...
by clammyc
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2007 at 12:43 PM PST with 44 Recommends
On Monday, the Associated Press gave Mitt Romney great headline . Summing up recent analyses comparing how President Obama and his challenger would fare under their own tax plans, the AP reported "...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Jun 04, 2012 at 10:37 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
As is evident from my ...
by burrow owl
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat May 29, 2010 at 05:55 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
When I wrote the "The Audacity of Greed" in 2008, I had a chapter called "Vodka and Penises" which detailed a ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Aug 19, 2011 at 05:18 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Why is Mitt Romney alone among the Republican presidential candidates ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Dec 28, 2011 at 10:11 AM PST with 31 Recommends
Back in November 2010, I wrote a piece titled " The End of the Tea Party ." A year later, a version of that essay ("Tea Party Activists Are Just Republicans by Another Name") appeared ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Dec 26, 2013 at 01:39 PM PST with 30 Recommends
And now for some unsolicited advice for Cliven Bundy and the armed militia members gathered at his Nevada ranch. If your business model depends on cheating the federal government, you need a new ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 22, 2014 at 05:01 PM PDT with 28 Recommends