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Rand Paul’s “fair and flat tax” is neither fair nor flat

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Bad theory, bad practice and bad economics.
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Red states give more to churches, not charities

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People in red states give a lot of money to “charities” that do not do a whole lot of charitable work.
Dinnertime at St Pancras Workhouse, London.

Democrats need to think bigger on economic inequality

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We have an economic system designed to protect and perpetuate the concentration of wealth at the highest bracket.

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.
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.”
Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs

Obama’s bankster bromance

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Why does the President continue to treat Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein like he’s royalty?
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