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Why AOC's tax plan makes sense: It would help keep oligarchs in check.
The main reason to hike top tax rates, in this view, isn’t to keep the deficit in check; it’s simply to keep individuals from becoming too wealthy, because inequality is itself toxic for society.
taxes  politics  money 
26 days ago by deusx
Stephen King: Tax Me, for F@%&’s Sake! - The Daily Beast
Mitt Romney has said, in effect, “I’m rich and I don’t apologize for it.” Nobody wants you to, Mitt. What some of us want—those who aren’t blinded by a lot of bullshit persiflage thrown up to mask the idea that rich folks want to keep their damn money—is for you to acknowledge that you couldn’t have made it in America without America.
politics  stephenking  wealth  taxes  america  economics 
may 2012 by deusx
memeorandum: Senate blocks $60 billion infrastructure plan, another part of Obama jobs bill (Rosalind S. Helderman/Washington Post)
Rosalind S. Helderman / Washington Post:Senate blocks $60 billion infrastructure plan, another part of Obama jobs bill  —  The Senate shot down another piece of President Obama's $447 billion jobs bill Thursday, as a stalemated Congress goes through the motions of attempting legislation to spur...
ttrss  shared  economy  jobs  taxes  politics 
november 2011 by deusx
Iowa Poll: Many think Cain’s 9-9-9 plan would help them | Iowa Caucuses
The bottom line: A family with an income level of $40,000 to $50,000 would pay $3,407 more a year in taxes, while families making $500,000 to $1 million a year would pay on average $80,315 less, according to the Tax Policy Center.
morons  politics  taxes  republicans  cain 
november 2011 by deusx
Daily Kos: Two thirds of Iowa Republicans are really, really stupid
Two-thirds of likely Iowa Republican caucus goers earning less than $50,000 a year believe they personally would be better off or in the same situation under Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 tax plan, The Des Moines Register’s new Iowa Poll shows.

Research-group reviews of the plan have found that most families making $100,000 or less would pay thousands of dollars more each year.
politics  cain  taxes  economy 
november 2011 by deusx
memeorandum: Boehner: Debt deal will include new tax revenues (Nancy Cordes/CBS News)
Nancy Cordes / CBS News:Boehner: Debt deal will include new tax revenues  —  House Speaker John Boehner addressed one of the biggest sticking points for the 12 member Congressional “supercommittee” today, acknowledging that any bipartisan agreement will need to include some new tax revenue.
politics  republicans  taxes  economy 
november 2011 by deusx
Daily Kos: Bartlett:  Teabaggers Totally Ignorant About Taxes
"So my conclusions: The ignorance (willful or otherwise) is deep. The anger (justified or otherwise) is high. Teabagger solutions are silly at best and dangerous at worst. But what bothers me more is that our side has been so woefully inadequate at laying out these facts. These are not sophisticated concepts and the words can be small."
teaparty  teabaggers  taxes  politics  morons  from delicious
march 2010 by deusx
possible/probable » Blog Archive » Wealth
"I make a good living, and I suspect that I will end up paying more taxes under Barack Obama than I would have under John McCain. I am delighted to pay those taxes. My father worked his entire life for the federal government. My brother, who has cerebral palsy, lives on Social Security. Much of what I know about the world I learned in public schools and libraries. I cannot possibly repay the government for all they have done for me, but I am happy to do my share."
wealth  charity  taxes  government 
may 2009 by deusx
Tax Tea Party Time, Part Two - Forbes.com
"People should remember that while they have the right to their opinion, they are not entitled to be taken seriously. That only comes from having credibility gained by the correct presentation of facts and analysis and a willingness to be even-handed--criticizing one's own side when it is wrong and not only speaking up when the other party does the same thing."
economy  taxes  teaparty  opinions  morons 
april 2009 by deusx
Obama and McCain Tax Proposals - washingtonpost.com
"Obama's plan gives the biggest cuts to those who make the least, while McCain would give the largest cuts to the very wealthy. For the approximately 147,000 families that make up the top 0.1 percent of the income scale, the difference between the two plans is stark. While McCain offers a $269,364 tax cut, Obama would raise their taxes, on average, by $701,885 - a difference of nearly $1 million."
obama  mccain  taxes  politics  america  president  election 
august 2008 by deusx
State Legislation Impacts Creative Economy Initiative
"Southeast Michigan's creative business community will get a boost as a result of Governor Granholm's signature on a series of bills that would make creative businesses eligible for state MEGA tax credits."
detroit  michigan  creative  taxes  business 
august 2008 by deusx
New Michigan Tax On Services Impacts Many Businesses and Consumers at a r b o r l a w
"The creative and intellectual property service industries in Michigan (software developers, graphic designers, technical artists and writers, dance and music teachers) may be particularly hit hard."
michigan  taxes  ugh  government  coolcities 
october 2007 by deusx
Reward for the Hereditary Elite . . .
"Repealing the estate tax is like erecting protectionist barriers around the hereditary elite. It is anti-meritocratic and unfair -- and antithetical to this nation's best traditions."
taxes  politics  bush  economy 
june 2006 by deusx
Wired 14.05: Posts
"If figuring out your taxes were easy, why would anyone bother to hire H&R Block?"
ugh  taxes  competition  business  law  politics 
may 2006 by deusx
BREITBART.COM - April Tax Revenue 2nd-Highest in History
I thought we got tax cuts? "A flood of income tax payments pushed up government receipts to the second-highest level in history in April, giving the country a sizable surplus for the month."
politics  taxes  government  bush 
may 2006 by deusx
Attytood: When the levee breaks
"The president told us that we needed to fight in Iraq to save lives here at home, and yet -- after moving billions of domestic dollars to the Persian Gulf -- there are bodies floating through the streets of Louisiana. What does George W. Bush have to say
politics  neworleans  economy  bush  taxes 
september 2005 by deusx
meta-roj blog: what you just bought for iraq
"and while we've got your attention, let's consider what else $5 billion might be doing..."
iraq  taxes  bush  haliburton  war 
july 2005 by deusx
Blogcritics.org: George W. Bush and the Ascension of the Hyper-Rich
"In fact, by analyzing income and tax data, it appears that the higher up the income ladder you climb, the less subject you are to paying taxes in the United States."
bush  economy  taxes 
june 2005 by deusx
[IP] Data Mining Tool detects Tax Evaders
"DiscoverTax is a powerful suite of tools designed to reduce the tax gap."
taxes 
february 2004 by deusx
indi.ca: Tax Cuts in Time of War?
Some very scary graphs concerning US economy and taxes
economy  taxes 
february 2004 by deusx

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