taxation

What's The Matter With Kansas? Austerity.
Results in Kansas lay waste to the lie that cutting taxes increases prosperity. Read more...
Here is one thing Congress could do that would create more jobs, boost the economy and reduce both the budget deficit and the trade deficit. It would provide a big boost now, and an ongoing boost from now on. Read more...
The District of Columbia is the nation’s Capital and therefore a lightning rod for national organizing, but it is also the home of 600,000 people who deal day-to-day with the consequences of many of the important issues that get protested 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...
From this Monday evening's The Rachel Maddow Show, guest host Ezra Klein does a recap of the column he wrote earlier that same day, debunking the right wing's latest talking point that the Affordable Care Act is “the largest tax increase in the Read more...

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April 23, 1979 - Selling SALT And Windfall Profits.
April 23, 1979. Selling SALT and Windfall Profits. Jimmy Carter back in Washington after Easter vacation. Congress back after Easter Recess. SCOTUS hears arguments regarding Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Assassination in Tehran. Cambodia fighting reported as heavy. Idi Amin lands in Iraq, seeking asylum. Please help keep Newstalgia from extinction. Donate what you can! Read more...
Conservatives say they want to "bring back" the old USA, the one that existed during those decades of the twentieth century they only seem to see through a gauzy golden haze. Whatever its problems, that country was a place where Republicans and Read more...
Jon Stewart had on Papa Bear, Bill O'Reilly, Wednesday on The Daily Show to ask him if he would indeed quit his job if his taxes go up. Bill said it was all a big joke. Ha, ha! Of course it was. Billo knows his audience well and the faux Read more...
Courage is contagious, and nothing shows it like the growing numbers of people joining in the UKUncut demonstrations against government austerity. (USUncut held rallies Saturday across the country.) Sign up for your closest group, get involved Read more...