Post Tagged with: "tax"

This Republican’s Job Growth Claims Are Bull-Sh#t

“[his] proponents pluck out statistics to show that the grand experiment is right on schedule. But early numbers show little evidence that the policy has created jobs — and worries about a looming state budget shortfall could cost Brownback his job come November.”
Photo Credit: VictoryNH: Protect Our Primary, Senator Brownback in Manchester Senator Brownback Proudly Displaying His Protect Our Primary Sticker

I live in Brownbackistan, formerly known as Kansas. We are literally the heart of the country, its true center. And Kansas U.S. Senator, Sam Brownback developed a career path from his family farm to the oval office. All he had to do was turn Kansas into The United States of […]

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What Would You Do With $67 Million? Cash-Strapped States Eye Colorado’s Weed Tax Revenues

The GOP is upset with Obama over his refusal to enforce federal drug laws in states where marijuana is legal. They call this failure 'executive overreach.' - Image: Jenni Konrad

Colorado is estimating $67 million a year in new revenue from taxes on marijuana. California wants to get in on the act. Can Washington, DC be far behind?

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CEO Brags About Apple’s Success, Then Demands Lower Taxes During Senate Hearing (VIDEO)

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Apple CEO’s defense of tax avoidance and demands for even lower taxes shows how multinational corporations are making the world’s governments broke.

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The Extremely Bold Tax Evasion Technique Apple Doesn’t Want You To Know They Use

The Extremely Bold Tax Evasion Technique Apple Doesn’t Want You To Know They Use

We have to remove these incentives from both the government and corporations like Apple to stop profits from coming at the expense of the people.

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Only Chile And Mexico Have Tax Revenue Lower Than The United States Among Industrialized Nations

Only Chile And Mexico Have Tax Revenue Lower Than The United States Among Industrialized Nations

If individuals ran their finances the same way conservatives expect the government to use tax revenue, everyone would rent their house and drive an old car.

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BREAKING: The 1% Caught Hiding Trillions In Tax Havens, 100,000 Names Leaked (VIDEO)

BREAKING: The 1% Caught Hiding Trillions In Tax Havens, 100,000 Names Leaked (VIDEO)

The financial information for more than 100,000 wealthy people around the world was leaked via an anonymously submitted hard drive.

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Corporate Welfare – Employees Paying Taxes Directly To Corporations

How your company can be pocketing your taxes

The same corporations that pay no federal taxes to begin with are also taking the money withheld from your paycheck for state taxes and giving to…themselves. And it’s all legal.

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Addicting Info’s Weekly News Roundup — Week Of February 3rd-9th

Addicting Info’s Weekly News Roundup — Week Of February 3rd-9th

This week’s ‘Addicting Info’ news in review, divvied up into your favorite categories, including Those Danged Republicans, Guns, Gays, and The Jabbering Classes.

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Palin’s Back: Apologizes For Calling Republicans In Congress ‘Wussies’ (VIDEO)

Palin’s Back: Apologizes For Calling Republicans In Congress ‘Wussies’ (VIDEO)

Only Palin could say she’s not interested in calling people names then immediately call the President a Socialist.

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FOX & Friends ‘Outraged’ Over White House Invitation To MSNBC Hosts (VIDEO)

FOX & Friends ‘Outraged’ Over White House Invitation To MSNBC Hosts (VIDEO)

FOX & Friends pitched an on-air fit yesterday.

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Fiscal Cliff Talks Fizzle: Obama Urges Public To Pressure Congress, Show Support (VIDEOS)

President Obama makes his case for middle class tax cuts during his press conference on Wednesday, November 28th. Image from a screen shot of the CBS News broadcast.

Faced with a recalcitrant congress and a hostile House Majority Leader, the President takes his case for middle class tax cuts directly to the public.

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Millionaire Carly Fiorina Complains About ‘Rich’ Public Employees On ‘Meet The Press’ (VIDEO)

Millionaire Carly Fiorina Complains About ‘Rich’ Public Employees On ‘Meet The Press’ (VIDEO)

Is it ‘fair’ for public employees to lose pensions after years of service, while Fiorina makes $80 million after years of incompetence?

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GOP Pushes For Tax Breaks For Fetuses

GOP Pushes For Tax Breaks For Fetuses

Michigan Republicans have introduced legislature that would give a tax credit to anyone with a fetus 12 weeks along.

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1% Demands Higher Taxes: GOP-Run House Passes ‘Buffett Rule’ Lite (VIDEO)

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), author of lame-ass new 'Buffett Rule' legislation passed by GOP-run House.

New Buffett Rule solves nothing by promoting voluntary contributions from wealthy tax payers to reduce deficit.

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It’s Time To Focus On Helping People And Not The Liberal Versus Conservative Divide

It’s Time To Focus On Helping People And Not The Liberal Versus Conservative Divide

In the United States, we have divided the political landscape into liberal versus conservative for too long. These terms only serve to divide us and stereotype each other and this infighting only benefits the ruling classes.

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Paul Ryan Running Scared: Charges Voters Fee to Ask Questions, Skips Town Halls

Image from the Associated Press.

Is Rep. Paul Ryan really looking to make a buck off his constituents? In yet another Republican stunt that proves the GOP only cares about people with money, Ryan is charging a fee akin to a ‘poll tax’ for the right to speak with him.

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Warren Buffet Calls Out GOP Over Taxes

Warren Buffet. Image from http://www.forbes.com/lists/2008/10/billionaires08_Warren-Buffett_C0R3.html

Warren Buffet dismissed the typical Tea Party argument that low taxes stimulate investment and create jobs saying,’My friends and I have been coddled long enough by a billionaire-friendly Congress. It’s time for our government to get serious about shared sacrifice.’

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Tex Shelters’ Speech at the Conservative Republicans Engaged in Excessive Politics, C.R.E.E.P

From http://peoplesworld.org/the-rich-are-dying-to-avoid-paying-taxes/

Tex Shelters writes a fake speech discussing how the wealthy deceive and use the Tea Party base for a fictional meeting in Rancho Mirage. And how conservatives regret missing the meeting and the speech.

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How to turn the economy around in one year or less (without tax dollars)

How to turn the economy around in one year or less (without tax dollars)

Our country’s leaders do have the power to turn this economy around within a year. Yes, they can do this without using taxes or expanding debt.

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