Income Tax

 Income Inequality At Record Levels
The top 10 percent of earners took more than half of the country’s total income in 2012, the highest level recorded ever. Read more...
From the White House White Board: It's clear commonsense immigration reform is good for the economy as a whole. Don't take our word for it — study after study has shown that commonsense immigration reform will strengthen the economy, spur innovation, reduce the deficit and increase U.S. trade and exports. Read more...
I don't expect we'll see any Republicans willing to support his legislation, but good for Sen. Sanders for doing this: Senator Introduces Bill To End Huge Corporate Tax Giveaway: Corporations offshoring profits costs both the federal government Read more...
From this Wednesday's The Last Word, Lawrence O'Donnell took apart "tea party" Rep. John Fleming for his remarks about irresponsible Republicans in the House never voting to increase taxes in the last 100 years -- and reminded everyone why they Read more...
Thank goodness there is at least one of these talking head shows on Sundays where Republican talking points are pushed back against and where it's not just a bunch of millionaire pundits talking about how we need to inflict pain on our senior citizens and raise the Medicare age in order to appease the GOP during these deficit negotiations, and that show is Up With Chris Hayes. Read more...

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In the 30 second ad, the narrator gets straight to the point, saying “Mitt Romney attacked 47% of Americans who pay no income tax, including veterans, the elderly and disabled." Read more...
The Young Turks Cenk Uygur weighs in on Romney's tax plan if we're unfortunate enough actually find ourselves with him as president after the upcoming election: Mitt Romney wants the middle class to pay $500 more in taxes so the rich can get Read more...
Why are the Koch Brothers Betting on Mitt Romney? Read more...
[Note: Not all political messaging involves framing specific words or phrases. Framing a political message involves longer story-telling, as well. It's about creating a picture in people's minds of who you are and what you stand for, Read more...
Hopefully we'll hear these statistics from an annual IRS report cited frequently during the 2012 campaign season. These shocking numbers emphasize the vast divide of income disparity between the 1 percent and the 99% of Read more...