Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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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Houston police launch investigation into mounted officer trampling protester on video

“We are aware of a video circulating showing one of our mounted patrol horses and a citizen. We are currently reviewing the circumstances behind the incident.”

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."

Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100M as IRS ends donor reporting rules

By choosing to keep their donors secret, these groups leave voters in the dark as to exactly who is funding their political activities. And the IRS won't know either.

Police are still killing unarmed black people

So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."