Category Archives: Taxes

It’s April 15th, Time For Conservatives to Start Bashing Their Base

It’s tax time folks, the most festive season next to Christmas for Conservatives; a time for them to revel in smearing those less fortunate, while ignoring the obscene tax breaks given to Corporate America, and failed presidential candidates. This year, … Continue reading

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Just Who Are The Job Creators? Hint: Not Who Republicans Say

Henry Blodget is the CEO of Business Insider, a site that has over 25 million visitors a month. Simply put, Blodget’s resume as a financial analyst, and success in the world of business is impressive. Blodget has written a column … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Officially Wins Me Over

“Some people continue to defend trickle-down theories which assume that economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably succeed in bringing about greater justice and inclusiveness in the world. This opinion, which has never been confirmed by the facts, … Continue reading

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For Democrats, a Tax-the-Rich Road to Victory

As we enter into yet another round of budget discussions, the Democratic Party is confronted with an opportunity – and a challenge. There’s an opportunity to shift the budget debate to an area where they hold the high ground. But it will be a challenge… Continue reading

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E-Mail to Ted Cruz: Shame on You!

The following e-mail is being sent to Senator Cruz. If you’d like to send your own, here is the web site. Dear Senator Cruz, As a resident of Texas, I am one of the people in Texas you were elected to … Continue reading

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Republicans Should Want To Lose The Shutdown Battle, And How They Can Gracefully

If Republicans win their quixotic battle to partially reverse, defund or in some other manner mangle, fold or spindle Obamacare, they will set one of the most damaging precedents imaginable. There have been other shutdowns in the past, but the … Continue reading

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Tea Party Politics Subsidized by the Taxpayer

At the House hearing on the IRS non-scandal, Congressman Jim McDermott of Washington cut to the only issue that the media should be focusing on – the real scandal – Tea Party politics subsidized by the taxpayer (with my emphasis): … Continue reading

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Right Wing Propaganda Machine Caught in Web of Lies

The radical right was giddy when they read a report by Tucker Carlson’s Daily Caller that claimed the Republican head of the IRS met with the Obama White House 157 times, versus 1 time under Bush. Turns out it was … Continue reading

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The Real IRS Scandal – Republicans Conspire to Cover-Up Conservative Tax Cheats

The mainstream media has been completely fooled by the radical right’s smoke and mirrors. There is no scandal involving so-called “targeting” of teabagger groups. That theory has been thoroughly debunked; all political groups were monitored, including liberal and progressive groups, … Continue reading

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Not a Single Tea Party Group Denied Tax Exempt Status

I’ve strongly disagreed with the corporate media (being lead by the nose by teapublicans) labeling the need for the IRS to monitor tea party groups for possible violations as a “scandal”. The tea party can waste time twisting logic into … Continue reading

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The IRS “Scandal” – How Teapublicans and Corporate Media are Misleading the Country, Again

Repeat after me: “There is no IRS scandal.” The radical right and their pals in the corporate media will drag this faux-scandal out until the 2014 election, which is their primary intent, but they are wrong on the facts. The … Continue reading

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Conservative Studies: Another Case Study In Just Making Stuff Up.

Several days ago I posted  about a George Will quote from last Sunday: “Conservatism begins by facing facts.” Beyond Will’s own record of willfully lying whenever he feels like it the last several weeks have seen the dismantling of two widely … Continue reading

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