Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: taxpayers

Taxpayers are funding cruel and outdated DOJ training programs that kill...

It makes no sense to continue wasting both tax dollars and animals’ lives.

Elizabeth Warren urges Treasury and Fed to protect workers and taxpayers...

“You can and must do better for American workers, taxpayers, and the economy.”

Intuit CEO in internal video: Hiding free TurboTax was in ‘best...

After we revealed that Intuit had hidden its Free File product from search engines, the company changed its code. This was done after April 15, so it was too late for many people who could have filed for free.

CHP officers suspended for taking $360K in fake overtime pay

“This ongoing investigation serves as a reminder to us all of the important bond of trust we share with the public we serve and the importance of carrying out our duties with the integrity expected of our profession.”

Taxpayers are subsidizing corporations that pay CEOs hundreds of times more...

Author says the findings should fuel the movement to "use the power of the public purse to crack down on corporations that refuse to share the wealth."

Who really pays for corporate subsidies?

Beyond local business, our larger society pays a substantial cost for these subsidies.

Trump’s epic budget swindle

Only a politician who thinks his supporters will never figure out how he scammed them would attempt such an epic betrayal. And perhaps that is the worst insult of all.

Trump’s weekend trips to Mar-a-Lago are costing taxpayers

Trump has spent every weekend in Florida since his presidency, apart from the very first weekend he stepped into office.

Meet the Lobbyists Who Got a $250 Million Subsidy for a...

Scott Walker continues his cuts to the public sector despite his plan to score the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks a new arena costing more than $250 million in taxpayer money. Meet the lobbyists who won Walker’s heart in the deal.

Why We Shouldn’t Pay for the Political Spending of Federal Contractors

When government contractors spend money, the American taxpayer has to foot the bill. There should be a restriction on all political activities by corporations getting more than half their income from the federal government.

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Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.

Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and waterproof gear sold...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. After serving for 27 years, Breyer, 83, will step down from his lifetime position at the end of the term in June.

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...