Category Archives: Tax Cuts

Torture is Not Torture, Banks Up For Bailouts, and Merry Christmas to You Too!

“Helpless” is a word I feel right now, when it comes to what is going on in the nation. The nation is arguing about if “Enhanced Interrogation Techniques” are torture and if

Jonah Goldberg’s Comments about Charles Schumer Deceptive

Big, Bad, Evil Government; this is what Republican talking heads like Jonah Goldberg want us to believe, which really is just a cover for the real evil; wealthy billionaires using our government

Democrats Should Relax, Republicans Will Lose in 2016

The GOP had a good night Tuesday Night, sweeping into a majority in the U.S. Senate – though still not enough to overcome a super majority of 60 seats, which is what

Compassion from Prolife Conservatives Ends at U.S. Border and the Womb

The movement to end abortion in this country and to block birth control in a supposedly effort to stop unborn fetuses or even the possible seeds of reproduction, from being aborted, shows

Hunger in USA Rises, but So Does Wealth for the Wealthiest

A USA Today article that I just finished reading, “Hunger is a ‘silent crisis’ in the USA”, points out the seriousness of hunger in America. The article specifically talks about two different

Imagine: America without the GOP

Legislative roadblocks, religious extremism, Tea Party bigotry, and favoritism to wealthy interests in the form of huge tax cuts and deregulation for chemical polluters of our air and water. All this along

Income Inequality: Conservatives Find Blame, Not Solutions

Jonas Goldberg, a conservative columnist, wrote an article in USA Today called “Define Income inequality” about a 12-year-old girl, Dasani Coates whom recently was living in a homeless shelter with her parents.

Stock Market Soars, but Jobs and Wages Do Not

Trickle-down Economics do not seem to trickle down. Instead, the economy seems to flow upward; as ordinary people lose their jobs and their income stagnates, those at the top keep making larger

Obama’s Speech on the Economy

 Here is Obama’s speech for July 24, 2013, concerning the economy, in its entirety, courtesy of The Atlantic Wire: Eight years ago, I came here to deliver the commencement address for the

Sen. Baucus & Rep. Camp Want to Rewrite Tax Laws: For the Rich

Perhaps I may sound cynical when I say that any new tax system may look like it makes the rich pay their fair share but I think we can count on it: