tax loopholes

Loopholes allow some companies to pay no taxes, putting added burden on Americans. Read more...
It seems Republicans are ready to die on their sword of protecting tax cuts for the rich and are going to do their best to blame President Obama for their unwillingness to negotiate on anything in good faith. They've been wanting to take a pound of flesh from the working class by slashing our social safety nets and it looks like they might use this sequester to finally get their way: Read more...
In his weekly address, the president urged Congress to strike a compromise deal to avert $85 billion in automatic cuts. What we've accomplished thus far: "Over the last few years, Democrats and Republicans have come together and cut Read more...
In this week’s address, President Obama called on Congress to work together on a balanced approach to reduce our deficit and promote economic growth and job creation. Our businesses created 2.2 million jobs last year, and we just learned that our economy created more jobs over the last few months than economists originally thought. Our economy is poised to expand in 2013 if Washington politics doesn’t get in the way, and the President called on Congress to work together to keep moving us forward. Read more...
I don't make a habit of watching CBNC, and this disgusting display by one of their anchors, corporate CEO suck-up Maria Bartiromo is one of the reasons why. Mediaite posted this segment, and apparently the author over there didn't find anything Read more...

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On a conference call with House Republicans, Speaker John Boehner gave them some much-needed medicine as he tells them to fall in line. On a conference call with House Republicans a day after the party’s electoral battering last week, Read more...
I think Mitt Romney needs to find himself some better spokespeople to come on television for him. Tara Wall couldn't even handle Little Luke Russert back in July of this year. This Monday she had her hands full with Chris Jansing -- Asked For Read more...
Another Sunday, and another week goes by where Mitt Romney is still refusing to give any details about his tax plan and which loopholes he'd supposedly close so the rich don't end up getting another tax break. As Think Progress noted a earlier this week, even the host on Fox was getting fed up with the Romney campaign failing to give specifics and as they wrote in their post about his proposals: Read more...
I guess John Boehner believes that whoever yells the loudest wins, because he decided to throw another temper tantrum on the floor of the House this Friday -- John Boeher On ‘War On Women’: ‘Give Me A Break’: Read more...
GE CEO Jeff Immelt heard the voices of the 99 percent this morning as he started his prepared remarks at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress Tuesday morning in Detroit. A half dozen people interrupted his speech to deliver a message of paying taxes and stop dodging them through tax loopholes. Outside in the hallway another two dozen people played a game of tax dodger ball... Read more...