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Taxpocolypse

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On December 18, 2017
Have you read about the #CorkerKickBack? David Sirota and Josh Keefe broke the story that the Junior Senator, and oh-so very troubled Republican, from Tennessee changed his vote on the tax bill after the conference committee added provisions that would net him a significant amount of money. Corker is, of course, shocked, shocked to find […]
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The Thread of Despair

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On November 29, 2017
I don’t know how you all are doing, but I can say that the last couple of days, watching the inevitably of this absurd tax plan move toward passage, that I have been the most depressed I’ve been since at least it looked like the ACA would be repealed. While you can’t be sure what […]

Fleece the 99%!

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On November 17, 2017

It is impressive how the Republicans aren’t even trying to hide it anymore. To finance a permanent cut in the corporate tax rate, the revised bill permanently repeals the Affordable Care Act’s

Repeal Prop 13

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On November 9, 2017

Dayen suggests that in the context of the Republican tax plan, it is time for California to repeal Prop 13. The natural response to this turn of events would be to rebalance the revenue mix. Californi

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Republican Lies About Taxes

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On September 27, 2017
Now that ACA repeal is dead, at least for the moment, Republicans claim they will move on to tax cuts. I am skeptical. While all Republicans support giving more money to the 1%, the devil is in the details. As we move closer to the midterms, this gets even harder. In any case, Republicans are […]

Drain That Swamp!

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On April 26, 2017

Congressional Republicans are really going to sell the public on keeping themselves on the ACA while they continue attempting dooming millions of Americans to early and painful deaths. House Republica

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CEO Tax

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On December 27, 2016
This is an interesting approach to grotesque CEO pay in the New Gilded Age. In Portland, Oregon, lawmakers aren’t holding their collective breath. In a move that made international headlines, Portland’s City Council voted earlier in December to approve a first-of-its-kind tax on public companies that pay their chief executive officers more 100 times their […]
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