Earned Income Tax Credit

CBO Study Shows Tax Breaks Favor The Rich

A new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis shows that half the value of the $900 billion worth of top tax breaks goes to the top quintile of American income earners.

Republicans Hate Tax Increases - Unless You're Poor

As Steve Benen did such a wonderful job of explaining in his post this Monday, Republicans continually claim to be the anti-tax party, but that label should come with an asterisk, because they really don't mind raising taxes on the poor. Those moochers had better get "some skin in the game" or else.

Your Budget Represents Your Values

Most Americans, over 80% in polls I have seen, understand that cutting Social Security benefits is a terrible idea. But it's also a moral issue.