The Hedge Fund Managers tax break: Because Wall Streeters want your money

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if you earn a billion dollars a year, do you get your own tax exemption? Take a guess.
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Meet the people who are so rich they’ve already paid their 2014 Social Security tax

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70 executives from corporations like Starbucks, ComCast, Pfizer & Philip Morris paid their full SS tax in 2 days.
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The mess that is federal benefits post-DOMA

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The feds are busying sifting through a lot of law and regulation to figure out who now gets benefits.

Apple subsidiary made $30bn from ’09 to ’12, paid no income tax

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Apple joins a growing list of American corporations that are sheltering money abroad to avoid paying US taxes.
Tea Party compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler in an email fundraiser.

The IRS shouldn’t investigate the Tea Party. Homeland Security should.

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It’s crazy that the IRS investigated the Tea Party. These folks are far too unstable for just the IRS.

Carnival Cruises pays paltry 0.6% in US taxes – let it rescue its own ships

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Carnival’s excessive safety problems cost US taxpayers millions, yet Carnival pays almost nothing in US taxes.
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A tax-holiday to sell even more guns and ammo?

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It’s hard enough to plan & execute the mass-murder of school kids w/o having to worry about pesky state taxes.
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Ed Asner narrates “Tax the Rich: An animated fairy tale”

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The solution to our problems is simple: We must tax the rich. When will we accept that simple fact?

Facebook getting a $429m tax refund even though it owes $559m

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Because of a cute accounting trick, Facebook is writing off its executives’ massive stock options.
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Citigroup hasn’t paid taxes in 4 years, got $2.5 trillion from feds

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Sen. Sanders: “You can’t be an American company only when you want a massive bailout from the American people.”
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