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GOP proposes new “Corporate Tax Holiday” that *YOU* will pay for

October 25, 2011

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I know you’ll find this incredibly difficult to believe, but there’s a lobbyist organization in Washington DC that’s pushing a bunch of Republicans around like household servants, demanding that politicians grant big business yet another “tax holiday” to protect their off-shore profits. It would sound incredulous if it weren’t happening on a daily basis, wouldn’t […]

Gingrich: A fork-tongued clown of a higher caliber

May 13, 2011

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This is almost too easy.  You almost have to admire Newt Gingrich for his brazen, almost shameless lack of concern over what comes out the mouth on either side of his face. I mean, seriously, what kind of idiot announces that he’s running for president during the most devastating economy in almost a century – […]

The Death of Taxes

April 10, 2011

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Just in case your blood pressure is too low today. Here is a list of the top 10 corporations in the United States which either paid no corporate income taxes whatsoever, paid very little, or (Caution: Stroke alert) got a REFUND from the Internal Revenue Service.  The list was compiled by Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent […]

The G.E.ttysburg Address

March 30, 2011

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General Electric received $300 million in federal energy grants from 2000 to 2010 (and spent $19.5 million per year in the same time lobbying for more subsidies). That’s million, with an “M.” General Electric posted more than $2.94 Billion in net profits for the fourth quarter of 2010. That’s billion, with a “B.” General Electric […]