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GOP’s Cantor supports tax break for corporate foreign profit

February 8, 2011

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House Republican Leader Eric Cantor said today that he backs a tax break for companies on foreign profits brought back to the U.S. — a policy known as repatriation. The proposal is one of 37 corporate tax breaks submitted by members of the House GOP Tuesday. Under repatriation, companies can bring back to the U.S. […]

They took your house, now they’re after your insurance money

January 19, 2011

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Medical Bills Leading Cause of Bankruptcy, Harvard Study Finds http://www.examiner.com/health-care-in-national/harvard-study-shows-unpaid-medical-bills-is-the-leading-cause-of-bankruptcy-the-u-s It isn’t enough that intentionally unregulated and fraudulent corporate bankers bankrupted millions of taxpayers through mortgage bloat. Now they want to do the same through the forced failure of your health insurance. After this, they’re going to try to do exactly the same thing if […]

Republican “selfless” payroll cuts are nothing of the sort

December 23, 2010

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Remember a couple of weeks ago when Speaker-of-the-House-to-be John Boehner made that noble announcement that – in order to help reduce spending and “help the American people” – he was going to reduce his entire staff’s payroll by five percent?  What a guy, huh? Well, while the gesture seems magnanimous on the surface, it becomes […]

Out with the old, in with more of the old

December 9, 2010

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House and Senate Republicans on Wednesday thwarted Democratic efforts to award $250 checks to Social Security recipients facing a second consecutive year without a cost-of-living increase. President Obama and Democrats urged approval of the one-time payment, saying seniors barely getting by on their Social Security checks are facing particularly undue hardships without the COLA increase. […]

Far be it from me to say “I told you so”

December 7, 2010

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Here’s a little tidbit that I’m pretty sure you won’t find in any Fox News broadcast. Remember earlier this summer and fall when all you hard from the various TEA Party candidates – of all degrees of intelligence and credibility – was that they were, collectively and individually, all about cutting government spending, and that […]

Senators award themselves a death bonus while working to reinstate the Death Tax

October 17, 2010

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Here’s a nice little tidbit you won’t find on the campaign commercials or websites of any incumbents trying to keep their seats in Congress. On the last day of this Congressional session, as the incumbents slithered away to beg for their jobs – The U.S. Senate voted UNANIMOUSLY IN FAVOR of paying Senator Robert Byrd’s […]