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The other day my oldest brother, Ron (I have four), emailed me the following request: The following is an argument by our brother, Steve, for not increasing taxes on the rich. Can you ...
by James Kroeger
Comment Count 382 comments on Thu Oct 21, 2010 at 11:45 PM PDT with 761 Recommends
Bruce Bartlett was on Hardball today. If you missed his appearance it was simply amazing. He destroyed every Republican fiscal talking point in 5 minutes. He then ended the interview with this ...
by SharksBreath
Comment Count 300 comments on Wed Jul 27, 2011 at 11:45 PM PDT with 647 Recommends
Bill Moyers on Plutonomy http://youtu.be/FSoglDcRbAg Uploaded ...
by jamess
Comment Count 131 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 08:51 PM PST with 566 Recommends
My heart does not bleed for those in the top 3%-4% of all incomes struggling to get by on $300,000 (or much more) a year. This is the fucking problem we (and President Obama) have with a few "...
by TomP
Comment Count 791 comments on Thu Sep 16, 2010 at 08:56 AM PDT with 547 Recommends
The Wall Street Journal prints a long letter from George Bush to Congress this morning - where he is as defiant as ever.
by Jerome a Paris
Comment Count 519 comments on Wed Jan 03, 2007 at 03:09 AM PST with 538 Recommends
This is a Diary with a personal story about wealth and taxes. My great-grandfather and grandfather (single male chidlren, like my dad) were very successful men. My great-grandfather built things, ...
by webranding
Comment Count 226 comments on Mon Jan 30, 2012 at 11:07 AM PST with 508 Recommends
[Top Diary of the Day: Wow. And Fishgrease Commented.. Booming Fishgrease] That was what the man said to me. Now Ordinarily, what with it being private property, and a rented hotel ballroom, I ...
by nathguy
Comment Count 572 comments on Sun Apr 24, 2011 at 07:05 AM PDT with 504 Recommends
A great comment by Disputo over at Kevin Drum's blog (in a discussion about the fact that supply-side ...
by Jerome a Paris
Comment Count 227 comments on Mon Apr 09, 2007 at 01:45 PM PDT with 426 Recommends
Arguably, there's been one good side effect of the chaos in Cairo and the horrible blizzard. Had it been the kind of slow news week you'd normally get in the early February dead of winter, your TV ...
by attytood
Comment Count 284 comments on Thu Feb 03, 2011 at 09:05 PM PST with 409 Recommends
With a likely focus to some degree over the next year or two on tax policy, coupled with the proposed tax on many employer provided health care plans, I've been doing thinking on the way tax policy ...
by clammyc
Comment Count 482 comments on Tue Jan 05, 2010 at 07:50 AM PST with 380 Recommends
After the first steps in the UK and France (with a 50% surcharge on bonuses payable by the banks, which they seem to ...
by Jerome a Paris
Comment Count 255 comments on Thu Jan 14, 2010 at 05:01 AM PST with 378 Recommends
Crossposted from The People's View . That's how the Tea Party Republican astroturfers describe unemployment benefits. �So today, I want to find out just ...
by deaniac83
Comment Count 228 comments on Wed Sep 08, 2010 at 11:42 AM PDT with 356 Recommends
which is taxing capital gains at a lower rate than income earned from labor. Consider - you can be a middle class person, and your salary is taxed at 28% plus 7.65% for payroll taxes. But if you ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 207 comments on Sun Jul 10, 2011 at 12:35 PM PDT with 304 Recommends
The protests on Black Friday of Walmart's treatment of their employees are encouraging, and Kossacks supported them overwhelmingly, but the heirs of Sam Walton—and others like them—have rigged ...
by Tim DeLaney
Comment Count 132 comments on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 08:00 AM PST with 284 Recommends
It is time to finally, once and for all, put a stake through the heart of this zombie myth that refuses to die: "Business Owners are Job Creators." Hearing it regurgitated by Speaker Boehner for ...
by electric meatball
Comment Count 153 comments on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 03:51 PM PDT with 252 Recommends
Sometimes, in the words of the great Branch Rickey, you get "addition by subtraction." [footnote below] In the case of Peter Orszag, the aphorism fits. Peter Orszag was the Director of the Office ...
by TomP
Comment Count 339 comments on Tue Sep 07, 2010 at 09:31 AM PDT with 251 Recommends
by Susan Gardner
Comment Count 265 comments on Fri Nov 11, 2005 at 06:34 AM PST with 247 Recommends
Jed Lewison links ...
by Armando
Comment Count 408 comments on Sat Jul 30, 2011 at 10:10 AM PDT with 235 Recommends
From *Piketty and Saez*, via the Center on Budget and Policy ...
by Jerome a Paris
Comment Count 176 comments on Fri Mar 30, 2007 at 02:03 PM PDT with 199 Recommends
I never studied economics in college, but I did attend law school. In fact I graduated 4th in my class. The standard buzz phrase that law school professors drum into the heads of their students is "
by Steven D
Comment Count 58 comments on Sun Aug 07, 2011 at 04:21 PM PDT with 183 Recommends