Ron Johnson voted against the Infrastructure Bill, saying that it was too expensive, but then admitted he never read it.
NBC, Meet the Press, Aug. 30, 2015.
Some include loopholes that actually encourage corporations to shift U.S. profits offshore into tax havens.
What would Jesus do?
The country needs jobs. The country needs to fix its crumbling infrastructure. The country doesn't need more corporate tax breaks. Guess which of these three the House is passing – unfortunately with help from many Democrats.
Limiting one tax break for the rich would more than pay for extending unemployment benefits for 1.3 million long-term jobless Americans.
Guardian reporter Rob Booth spoke with anti-fracking protesters in Balcombe, West Sussex, on Friday shortly before their demonstration prevented the arrival of essential shale gas drilling parts.
Profitable American companies paid just 12.6 percent of their profits in federal income taxes in 2010 -- well below the 35 percent federal corporate income tax rate, according to a new study by the Government Accountability Office.
Congressional Republicans will try anything to keep tax breaks for the top 2% - even threatening to increase taxes for the middle class if they don't get their way. That's why MoveOn member Steve brings us this potent message: Republicans,
The traditional media keeps telling us that America is headed over the fiscal cliff if Democrats and Republicans can't work out a budget deal. The truth is much more complex than that -- and the American economy isn't going to be destroyed.
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