Republicans are describing their effort to change America’s tax laws as “reform,” but their proposals are really just one more giveaway to the top 1%, which gets 80% of the benefits of their plan. Here's one example: subsidizing private jets.
CNN, The Lead with Jake Tapper, Aug. 26, 2014. Sen. Bernie Sanders explains to host Jake Tapper why they have not passed any legislation in the Senate that would do something to close the a loophole in the tax code known as corporate inversion.
The Ed Schultz Show, May 23, 2014. Ed Schultz and David Cay Johnston discuss legislation introduced by Democrats to stop U.S. corporations from exploiting a tax loophole that costs the country millions of dollars a year.
Ed Schultz and David Cay Johnston discuss the legislation introduced by Democrats that would clamp down on corporate tax loopholes.
Loopholes allow some companies to pay no taxes, putting added burden on Americans.
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:
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
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.
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
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,
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