Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: tax scam

‘Greed has no limit for GOP:’ McConnell estate tax repeal would...

"At a time of record inequality, the very last thing we should do is line the pockets of the rich."

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.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Worker's wages fall, Federal judge orders government to seek consent before medicating migrant children, Bernie Sanders thanks the Koch brothers, and more.

The kindly 87-year-old man who took all the school kids’ lunch...

There seems to be no corporate recognition of the shameful act of taking decades of societal largesse and then doing everything possible to avoid paying for any of it.

The GOP tax cuts are bad champagne for small business

But maybe, with our help, the next Congress will be up to the task of supporting small business, the real engine of growth in our economy.

Mnuchin flips tax-scam grift, hopes nobody notices

He and his cronies are on track to win twice – with tax cuts and stock payouts that benefit the wealthiest among us – while most Americans are destined to lose.

Corporations are spending their tax cut – on themselves

Instead of creating jobs, big businesses are using their tax cut bonanza to hike stock value and CEO pay.

Americans hate the tax bill because it wasn’t written for them

In today’s rigged political system, the special interests of a tiny minority trump the will of the great majority.

No, big corporations shouldn’t get tax breaks to create jobs

The breaks seldom pay for themselves — and put employees of local businesses out of work.

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.