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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
What I really like about corporate skullduggery is that at least it's usually done with big numbers, as in billions of dollars. Nothing on the cheap (except, of course, when it comes to paying ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 97 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 11:12 AM PDT with 111 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
It gets to a point, in this crazy world--the world in which our bridges are falling down, roads are crumbling, hospitals are closing down, schools don't have enough supplies for kids--when flushing $...
by Tasini
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 01:29 PM PST with 67 Recommends
Corporations, my friend, are people who shouldn't pay taxes. Yeah, that's the ticket. Last week, the Obama administration issued new ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 60 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
Thirteen days away, tick tock, tick tock...everyone is getting ready to write those checks to the IRS for the money they owe on income earned--you know, the ones that fund highways, education, ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 02:20 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Big money. Two trillion dollars. If you could touch it, it would reach...oh, I dunno, I'm not going to tell you how high that stack would go and, actually, the point is, you can't touch it: it's ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue May 20, 2014 at 09:28 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
If what follows doesn't make you mad, then what hope do we have for a return to sensible, transparent, caring, equitable government that truly serves all? When Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Mar 26, 2014 at 09:42 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
With one hand, he giveth a few dollars to the people, and with the other hand, he showers huge corporations with a tax gift that is astounding in its...audacity? That's how I suggest you can look at ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Mar 12, 2014 at 03:29 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
It's new data but not a new revelation because this bit of news is nothing we haven't already become accustomed to. Corporations are robbing the country, robbing because corporations pocket profits ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Feb 26, 2014 at 03:50 PM PST with 23 Recommends
It's April 15th -- tax day. The day of reckoning for many Americans, unless you are really rich or a Fortune 500 company. Today Bernie Sanders spoke at a Capitol news conference in front of a photo ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 10:22 PM PDT with 22 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
It's not "breaking news" because it's pretty common knowledge that corporate America--or, more accurately, American-based corporations--is treated differently allowing it to rob the public, day ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue May 27, 2014 at 01:13 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Just so we're clear, and this bears repeating even if it is obvious, the richest people in the country are going to, once again, be the gift of more welfare-for-the-rich under the tax proposals of ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 09:29 AM PDT with 18 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
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
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
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
Let's deal with some facts. The richest one percent of Americans are paying taxes that are too low--and Republicans are pushing budget proposals that would shovel even more money into the hands ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2009 at 05:57 AM PDT with 16 Recommends