Tag Archives: Taxation

Harry Targ : The Destruction of Public Institutions

Image from econoclass.com. One by one: On the road todestroying public institutions In the dystopian society the rich and powerful wish to create there will be education, health care, physical security, and a sustainable and fulfilling quality of life for … finish reading Harry Targ : The Destruction of Public Institutions

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Lamar W. Hankins : Grover Norquist and ‘Pledges Oft Interred…’

Blackmailer Grover Norquist. Caricature by DonkeyHotey. Inset photos below: Jack Abramoff and Ralph Reed.The pledges of men areoft interred with their bones Republicans fear Grover Norquist, who keeps their pledges locked in a safe as though they are valuable stock … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Grover Norquist and ‘Pledges Oft Interred…’

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Lamar W. Hankins : Tax Cuts and Republican Hypocrisy

At the trough. Image from Florida Pundit. Republican tax cut hypocrisy knows no bounds The average current tax cut on millionaires insisted on by the Republicans and agreed to by President Obama amounts to $200,000 each for 2011 and 2012. … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Tax Cuts and Republican Hypocrisy

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David Van Os : The Divine Right of Greed

Political cartoon by Deng Coy Miel, Singapore.(On being mad as hell…)The divine right of greed By David Van Os / The Rag Blog / April 20, 2011 Most of the income of the super-rich is in capital gains such as … finish reading David Van Os : The Divine Right of Greed

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Sid Eschenbach : Why Obama Took the Deal

Cartoon from Huffington Post.The myth about jobs and taxes,and why Obama took the deal By Sid Eschenbach / The Rag Blog / December 14, 2010 With little time left in this Congressional session, legislative scheduling should be focused on these … finish reading Sid Eschenbach : Why Obama Took the Deal

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Ted McLaughlin : The Big Lie About Tax Breaks for the Rich

Pinnochio image from Eurohero.Corporate profits at record high:The myth that the rich need more help By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / November 24, 2010 There is a huge lie being spread by right-wing Republicans. They are trying to … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The Big Lie About Tax Breaks for the Rich

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Poor Grow Poorer : Richest 1% Has Captured America’s Wealth

The ultra rich have captured America;How can we take it back? By David DeGraw / February 19, 2010 “The war against working people should be understood to be a real war… Specifically in the U.S., which happens to have a … finish reading Poor Grow Poorer : Richest 1% Has Captured America’s Wealth

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‘Trickle Down’ Folly : Cutting Taxes Doesn’t Create Jobs

The “trickle down” theory: how it works.How NOT to create jobs:Cut business taxes and lower wages? Money does not trickle down in a capitalist economy — it flows upward, and that has always been true. By Ted McLaughlin / The … finish reading ‘Trickle Down’ Folly : Cutting Taxes Doesn’t Create Jobs

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Greg Moses : The Perry Laffer Kudlow Report

Whenever the Laffer idea takes hold, as it did in 1980 and 2001, taxes are generally cut to a level below their ability to keep up with actual costs of government. The result is a combination of easy money and … finish reading Greg Moses : The Perry Laffer Kudlow Report

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Progressive Taxation and the Sad Saga of Joe the Plumber

Illustration by Tom Bachtell / New Yorker.It all started with Adam Smithby Steve Coll / October 27, 2008 The rise and fall of Joe the Plumber as a symbol of the American self-made man’s resistance to progressive taxation began on … finish reading Progressive Taxation and the Sad Saga of Joe the Plumber

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