Post Tagged with: "tax cuts"

Hilarious High School Prank Highlights Everything Wrong With GOP’s Education Cuts

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Seniors pulled an incredible prank on their school, but some of what they said in that prank puts GOP education cuts in an uncomfortable light.

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Kansas Crippled As GOP Tax Cuts Fail To Magically Boost Economy

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Kansas Republicans sold tax cuts for the wealthy as the stimulus they needed to increase state revenues. Their plan has utterly failed.

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Kansas Republicans To Tax The Poor To Pay For Disastrous Tax Cuts For The Wealthy

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It’s been three years since Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and his Republican gang enacted steep tax cuts for the rich that have ravaged the state. But now they think taxing the poor is the solution to the problem.

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Paul Krugman: Republicans Are Running A Con Game On America

Oh, you're a billionaire and your feelings are hurt? I feel just TERRIBLE for you! Really!

What do you do when all of your economic predictions turn out to be 100% wrong? You lie. About everything. All the time.

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Wisconsin In Danger Of Default Thanks To Tax Cuts

Reality hitting Scott Walker

To pay for tax cuts (and a new NBA arena), Scott Walker has decided to just not bother paying Wisconsin’s next debt payment.

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Gov. Sam Brownback Tried To Turn Kansas Into A Republican Utopia And The Results Are Laughably Bad

Gov. Sam Brownback Tried To Turn Kansas Into A Republican Utopia And The Results Are Laughably Bad

Governor Brownback wanted to turn Kansas into the greatest argument for Republican economics, and instead destroyed the state.

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GOP Governor Departs From Standard Republican Rhetoric And Blames THEM For National Debt

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For once, a Republican actually blames the GOP for the debt.

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Paul Ryan’s Take On Obama’s Tax Plan Erases Any Remaining Doubt About His Wealthy Bias

Republican Congressman Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan flung exhausted rhetoric back at Obama regarding the president’s plan to raise taxes on the wealthy. All he proved is that his proposals are the jokes.

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Kansas GOP Governor Says He Needs To Slash School Funding After His Tax Cuts Bankrupts Treasury

Kansas GOP Governor Says He Needs To Slash School Funding After His Tax Cuts Bankrupts Treasury

Once again, it is proven that GOP trickle-down economics doesn’t work.

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‘Fiscally Conservative’ Jan Brewer Leaves Arizona Broke, Dishes Out Thousands In Staff Bonuses

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As Arizona sinks further and further into a monumental budget deficit, outgoing Governor Jan Brewer frivolously handed out hundreds of thousands of dollars to staffers and political minions (many of whom made over $125,000 in the first place).

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Republicans Vow To Punish Poor People With Higher Taxes Because Of Obama’s Executive Action

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Like someone who tortures by inflicting pain on loved ones, they are vowing to make sure that poor people will suffer every time President Obama does something they don’t like.

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Red State Economic Strategies Are Failing — Cutting Taxes Isn’t Helping Growth

Red State Economic Strategies Are Failing — Cutting Taxes Isn’t Helping Growth

Republicans advertise cutting taxes for growth, but the truth is that there doesn’t seem to be correlation.

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The Wizard In Oz: Brownback’s Bad Economic Idea For Kansas

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For the past couple of years, Kansas did a disappearing act on income taxes – the largest percentage in one year of any state. But when the wand moved across the black top hat, there was no bunny, a.k.a. replacement for those taxes.

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After Huge Tax Cuts For The Rich, Kansas’ Economy Is Foundering

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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s (R) massive economic experiment of cutting $1.1billion in state income taxes, primarily for the rich, to jumpstart the state’s economy is a roaring failure.

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This GOP Governor’s Excuse For Slashing Jobless Benefits Is An Outrageous Lie (VIDEO)

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NC Governor Pat McCrory justified cutting unemployment insurance benefits by claiming they were so generous, moochers were moving there just to get them.

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Kansas Republican Actually Opposes The Poor Buying More Food

Let the poor eat better? NEVER!

Only a Republican could oppose a tax cut on food so the poor can buy more of it. Jesus must be so proud…

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5 Hilarious Scenarios That Show Why We Should Never Try To Run Government Like a Business (HUMOR)

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Conservatives and neoliberals think we should run government like a business. These five hilarious scenarios show why this might not work.

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In One Short Sentence, A GOP Senator Describes Everything That’s Wrong With Republicans (VIDEO)

In One Short Sentence, A GOP Senator Describes Everything That’s Wrong With Republicans (VIDEO)

Once Again, A GOP Senator Proves He Doesn’t Give A S*** About Anyone Else.

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Utah Congressman To Federal Employees: Pay Back Taxes Or You’re Fired

Utah Congressman To Federal Employees: Pay Back Taxes Or You’re Fired

This kind of selective targeting when it comes to tax liability is typical of Republicans; punish the little guy in every way possible.

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Conservatives Frustrated With Paul Ryan’s Same Ol’, Same Ol’, Budget Ideas

Conservatives Frustrated With Paul Ryan’s Same Ol’, Same Ol’, Budget Ideas

Conservatives all over the place are upset about Paul Ryan’s budget plan, which is basically last year’s plan recycled. Must have had some copies left over.

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