Category Archives: Tax Cuts

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:

Stock Market Soars While Workers Struggle

The Stock Market has had record-breaking profits for Corporate America and businesses are doing just fine. Unfortunately, they are keeping it to themselves and not sharing it with their workers. Workers’ wages

Medicare and Social Security Can Expect Cuts

If there is ever a deal between Congress and the president, to divert cuts and find some common ground, or should I say some fair trades, the big three entitlements will face

Obama’s State of the Union: Big Dreams, Little Hope, But Great Legacy

I for one hope President Barack Obama will see fruition to everything he asks for in his first State of the Union address of his second term. Many of the things he

The Congress We voted for at 14 percent Approval Rating

Congress as a whole is very unpopular with the American people. Here is a branch of government that should be the collective representation of all our interests and yet the new congress