Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tag: tax reform

Now’s the time to unrig the tax code

Leaked IRS data proves the rumors are true: Many billionaires pay no income taxes. Will that spur reform?

Another tax scam for the rich

It’s another big handout to the wealthy, another huge increase in the federal deficit, and it’s illegal.

Speak loudly and carry a limp twig

Trump once promised a Teddy Roosevelt-style populist agenda. There's nothing left of it.

Republican tax reform: Principles of ethics and morals be damned

Republicans are trying to peddle the old worn out “trickle down” economic theory that they insist will greatly stimulate growth and create millions of jobs.

“You all just got a lot richer” Trump celebrates with friends...

Trump was kicking off his holiday weekend at Mar-a-Lago, dubbed the "Winter White House."

13 shocking truths about the Trump-GOP tax plan

More than 80 percent of tax cuts under the GOP’s plan will go to the nation’s wealthiest 1%, while also raising taxes on 92 million middle-class families.

Bernie Sanders responds to passage of disastrous GOP tax plan

“It says a lot about the priorities of the Republican Party when the tax breaks for corporations in this bill are permanent while the tax breaks for working families expire at the end of 8 years.”

The billion-dollar loophole

The most generous charitable deduction in the federal tax code is being manipulated to make big profits – and there’s no sign that Congress has any intention of fixing the problem.

Here are the 227 Representatives that just voted to give tax...

“These are the 227 GOP House members who voted for the #GOPTaxScam...SHAME!”

The big lie that is behind the Trump/GOP tax bill

Absent union pressure, the bosses will never raise wages.

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Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.

Paying for an overheating Earth

At a time when the major fossil-fuel companies are still raking in staggering profits off their oil and natural gas supplies, as that line straight out of my childhood went: There oughta be a law.