policies to raise the top marginal tax rate will raise some funds but wont really address wealth estate tax re
Policies to raise the top marginal tax rate will raise some funds but won’t really address wealth. Estate tax reform, some form of wealth tax, a transaction tax, and an increased cap gains rate all would help. But the IRS still needs to be brought back from Walking Dead status.
second this is utterly asymmetric republicans have been cutting taxes on the wealthy and attacking the irs for
Second, this is utterly asymmetric: Republicans have been cutting taxes on the wealthy and attacking the IRS for about forty years. Clinton and Obama and the Dems raised taxes on the rich (not by much and Obama acceded to the IRS cuts).
1 no call to raise taxes on the wealthy should fail to mention that the irs has been inexorably gutted and is
1. No call to raise taxes on the wealthy should fail to mention that the IRS has been inexorably gutted and is in a crisis. We don’t remotely approach adequately taxing, auditing or policing the rich anymore:
wow the sec just settled with wal mart over its bribery in mexico and elsewhere the subject of the pulitzer pr
Wow, the SEC just settled with Wal-Mart over its bribery in Mexico and elsewhere, the subject of the Pulitzer Prize winning series by David Barstow many years ago. I expected the SEC to deliver a wrist slap. I should have foreseen a hand massage instead:
while its necessary to focus on children concentration camps the reality is that our policy discussion has bee
While it’s necessary to focus on children concentration camps, the reality is that our policy discussion has been hijacked. The border crisis is a myth. Immigration has been falling. Doesn’t hurt wages or increase crime. It isnt in the top 100 serious challenges for our country.
heres the full saga of how wisc gov scott walker overrode environmental concerns to give foxconn the biggest s
Here’s the full saga of how Wisc Gov Scott Walker overrode environmental concerns to give Foxconn the biggest state subsidy ever for a foreign co. And guess what? The jobs & investments aren’t going to materialize:
ken griffin who just bought the most expensive piece of real estate ever in this country is worth 10 billion t
Ken Griffin, who just bought the most expensive piece of real estate ever in this country is worth $10 billion. The govt saved his firm Citadel during the financial crisis. He would have been wiped out without taxpayer welfare.
take home message from today imagine a world where white collar crime bank fraud accounting fraud and tax frau
Take home message from today: Imagine a world where white-collar crime, bank fraud, accounting fraud, and tax fraud were properly investigated & prosecuted. That’s a world where “PresidentTrump” is an impossibility.