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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

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Good essay here, pointing out that the tax bill isn’t just a giveaway to the plutocrats. It’s also open warfare on every institution considered a home of liberals and nearly every blue state. It’s just another tool in the culture war of resentment against everyone who is not a white Christian conservative. Up with Us, […]
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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 individual mandate — the requirement that people get health insurance or pay a penalty — which would leave 13 million more people uninsured, […]

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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In the aftermath of the 2016 elections, there’s been way too many articles trying to explain conservative white voters in terms of one issue. Did white people vote for Trump because they were racist? Did they vote for him because they were misogynist? Did they vote for him because their jobs were shipped overseas and […]

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

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, Portla

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