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Why did the Payment Protection Program become a mechanism for the upward distribution of wealth? The New York Times provides one possible answer: the big banks who were best prepared to disburse funds favored their wealthy clients. [S]ome of the nation’s biggest banks, including JPMorgan Chase, Citibank and U.S. Bank, prioritized the applications of their […]
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GOP Class Warfare

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On May 16, 2017
Once again, the primary threat to this nation is not Donald Trump, it’s the Republican Party. Under enormous internal pressure to quickly balance the budget, Republicans are considering slashing more than $400 billion in spending through a process to evade Democratic filibusters in the Senate, multiple sources told POLITICO. The proposal, which would be part […]

The Trump Budget

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On March 16, 2017

I interrupt my travels around Appalachia this week that have taken me away from both the blog and the 21st century for a brief post on the Trump budget. It’s as great a monstrosity as you would

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Finally, someone is standing up for our wealthiest citizens and the lives of endless luxury they deserve. Two of the biggest tax cuts in Republican proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act would deliver roughly $157 billion over the coming decade to those with incomes of $1 million or more, according to a congressional analysis. […]
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The sociopath in the Maine governor’s chair continues his war on the poor: Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage, an outspoken opponent of public assistance, managed to remove thousands of residents from the state’s food stamp rolls over the past 15 months by way of his new work requirements. The number of healthy, childless adults receiving […]
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