Taxes

Medicare-For-All Is a Plot to Pillage You

– October 18, 2019

We still have no clue just who will pay for what and how much the bill will be.

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Taxes

The Big Fib about the Rich and Taxes

– October 17, 2019

The primary driver of Saez and Zucman’s claims about the tax rates on the wealthy do not reflect a regressive shift over time. They arise almost entirely out of unconventional and contested adjustments to their previous numbers.

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Taxes

Government Is the Real Victim of “Billionaire Greed”

– October 15, 2019

Casting billionaires as direct actors leading to poverty and inequality puts the actual well-being of people behind the short-term success of someone’s political agenda. Now that’s what I call injustice.

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Taxes
working together

Americans Aren’t Volunteering or Giving to Charity Because They’re Broke

– October 9, 2019

With the U.S. government taking in more taxes each year, it is clear that Americans aren’t able to use their hard-earned money for good. Perhaps that’s one of the main reasons why Americans aren’t volunteering as often as we once did. 

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Inequality, Taxes
Robber Barons

No, the Poor Don’t Pay Higher Taxes Than the Rich

– October 8, 2019

A new report in the New York Times claims the ultra-wealthy pay a lower tax rate than the poor. A closer look at tax statistics reveals that story is also likely wrong.

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Regulation, Taxes
Private Club

A Country Is Not a Private Club

– October 7, 2019

Private clubs are voluntary associations. Opting out of citizenship altogether is not a realistic option.

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