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Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for uttering ‘climate change’ A Florida state employee has been reprimanded and told not to come to work after Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) administration banned the use of the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” Earlier this month, reports said that officials in the Scott administration ordered Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) administrators not to use the terms in documents or meetings because they asserted that the climate science behind global warming was not a “true fact.” More
Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
The Card Table Turned Upside Down: The First 6.8% Of Donald Trump Presidency – Analysis Donald Trump’s first 100 days as President have been full of high drama and controversy ... most important current individual deductions –that for state and local taxes paid– would likely be eliminated, effectively neutralising the cut. 04/29/2017 - 1:26 pm | View Link
Social Democracy and Capitalism: A Critique The Great Depression put paid to the economic Liberal argument ... Arguably for fairness corporations and the wealthy must pay more ; as far as it can be sustained. If there are consumption taxes, for example (perhaps to prevent tax evasion), the bad ... 04/24/2017 - 9:00 pm | View Link
17% Dividend Makes CEFL Still A Buy 2x Leveraged High Yield ETNs such as CEFL have provided ... Today the top 3% of households pay 50% of Federal income taxes and the rest of the 97% pay the other 50%. In 1969 the top 3% of households paid 75% of Federal income taxes and the rest of the ... 04/24/2017 - 2:40 am | View Link
We know this sounds crazy, but GE could help fix our unfair tax code Just last month, the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, or ITEP, reported that, averaged out over the last eight years, you paid ... taxes it deems excessive, and, let’s just say that its bar for “excessive” hasn’t been particularly high. 04/21/2017 - 5:05 am | View Link
How Tax Policy Created the 1% in high top marginal rates on earned income, and in sluggish depreciation schedules for corporate assets. 2 Indeed, most postwar free-enterprisers never acceded that capital gains taxes—paid by individuals on profits from investment—mattered very much. 04/18/2017 - 12:19 pm | View Link
TaxVox | Tax Policy Center We spent the better part of a beautiful, sunny weekend working on our taxes. We were among friends, if social media offers any indication: So many Facebook posts, so ... 04/25/2017 - 6:12 pm | View Website
Taxes – Just Facts Comprehensive and meticulously documented facts about taxes. Learn about the various types of taxes, the distribution of the tax burden, economic effects, hidden ... 04/24/2017 - 3:57 pm | View Website
Political positions of Mitt Romney The political positions of Mitt Romney have been recorded from his 1994 U.S. senatorial campaign, the 2002 gubernatorial election, during his 2003–2007 governorship ... 04/22/2017 - 12:00 am | View Website
Does Donald Trump Pay Taxes? Here’s What We Know For someone as wealthy as Mr. Trump to pay no federal income taxes would be remarkable, and it was a startling twist. By Tuesday, he was awash in questions ... 09/28/2016 - 12:33 pm | View Website
We asked a range of authors, artists, and poets to name books that bring solace or understanding in this age of rancor. Two dozen or so responded. Here are picks from the witty and thoughtful Ayelet Waldman, whose recent book about microdosing with LSD caused a bit of a stir in the straight world.
Latest book: A Really Good DayAlso known for: Bad MotherReading recommendations: It was as if Mohsin Hamid knew exactly what would convulse the world when he wrote Exit West.
Following the election of Donald Trump, groups affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement set out to expand their focus beyond criminal justice issues and build partnerships with outside advocacy groups. May Day will be the first big test. On May 1, International Workers' Day, a coalition of nearly 40 advocacy groups, is holding actions across the nation related to workers' rights, police brutality and incarceration, immigrants' rights, environmental justice, indigenous sovereignty, and LGBT issues—and more broadly railing against a Trump agenda organizers say puts them all at risk.
Anthems efforts to buy Cigna were dealt a potentially fatal blow Friday despite the health insurance giants deep connections to the White House. A US appeals court blocked health insurer Anthems bid to merge with rival Cigna on Friday, upholding a lower courts decision that the $54 billion deal should not be allowed because it would lead to higher prices for healthcare
MOSCOW - Several hundred Russians lined up in central Moscow on Saturday under the gaze of riot police to hand over handwritten appeals for President Vladimir Putin to quit, as similar protests took place in other cities. Putin, who has dominated Russian politics for 17 years, has not said whether he will run in presidential elections in March 2018.
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