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What he said

Props to Bernie Sanders. If you don’t want to watch the entire 9 hours (and I don’t either) I think the first 12 minutes are worthwhile: He states towards the end of this segment that the estate tax only applies to the richest .3% of Americans. I did not know that. Here’s a bit more […]

Comparing Tax Plans

The Washington Post has a great infographic comparing the Republican and Democratic tax plans. Remember my last post about unequal distribution of wealth?

Banana Republic

Not the clothing manufacturer… the United States now arguably has a more unequal distribution of wealth than traditional banana republics like Nicaragua, Venezuela and Guyana. Let’s just get this straight. Who will really benefit from the tax cuts Republicans are pushing? I’ve got a 1 in a 1000 bet that it won’t be you. The […]

more freak outs

Yeah, I’m thinking about politics again… “…the biggest problem in this country is…they’re big babies. I mean, people keep saying they don’t want any tax increases, but they don’t want to have their Medicare cut, they don’t want to have their Medicaid [cut] or they don’t want to have their Social Security touched an inch. […]