Even by the modern GOP’s illustrious standards, this a stunningly ruthless act of class war.
The reviews of Trump's tax plan are in! “Trickle-down economics on steroids." "Absolutely crazy.” “Utterly implausible.” “Deeply flawed.” “Absurd.”
The documents could possibly have come from Trump himself, or someone acting at his direction. The theory is far from implausible. For one thing, the return is for 2005, which was a particularly good year for Trump’s business.
Filings to date reveal that more than 60 Fortune 500 corporations paid their CEOs more than they paid in federal corporate income taxes.
New research from Berkeley political scientists gave Americans a choice of seven policy options on taxes, with the first three all involving raising taxes on the rich and the last three all involving options that would cut the taxes rich people pay. Americans overwhelmingly chose the first three options.
You may not want to believe that the companies that give you the iPad and help you in your search for cat videos operate like a two-bit hustler, stealing the wages of employees and setting up dummy tax shelters. But that’s the sad reality.
Paul Buchheit Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/08/19-1 Scary because he claims “We don’t have the power to coerce anybody” while providing massive funding to organizations that attack public education, social programs, worker salaries, business regulations, and the environment. Scary because he refers to himself with words like ‘integrity’ and ‘principles’ while saying “I want my fair...