Imagine picking up a newspaper, or scrolling through your favorite internet news source, and coming across articles with headlines such as “How to Burglarize Your Neighbor’s Home,” “How to Undermine Public Education for America’s Children,” or “How to Destroy Sidewalks and Streets and Sabotage Other Infrastructure.”
The Panama Papers reveal how the elite work against us. If our cry should not be "off with their heads!" it should at least be "off to the IRS!"
Kansas has received its share of attention for its epic trickle down failure typical of conservative economics, and it is duly warranted. However, the governor of Kansas has not been tapped by the Koch brothers as their preferred Republican presidential candidate for 2016. That distinction goes to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker who has his state's financial demise keeping pace with Kansas for the top Republican economic failure.
In his first proposed tax reform legislation as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, deficit hawk Paul Ryan's tax plan benefitting big business and the wealthy will increase the deficit by $100 billion over ten years.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback touted his trickle down tax cutting experiment would produce a bonanza in jobs, revenue, and economic growth the entire nation would marvel at and cause the rich no pain. Of course, the results have been exactly the opposite.
Some Republicans are beginning to express little hope that the President will go along with the scam and may eschew raising taxes on the poor, for now, and instead set their sights on slashing corporate taxes.
It is beyond question that after over thirty years, the Republican "trickle down" economic experiment continues providing the same empirical data and living results of starving government of revenue, depressing economic growth, increasing debt and deficit, and retarding job creation.
If only tax payers have skin in the game, as Bryan Fischer says, then it's time for corporations to butt out of politics
Ronald Reagan has been dead for over nine years and it is time to kill his absurd notion that cutting taxes on the rich and corporations produces a balanced budget, create jobs and economic growth.
The new front in the Republicans class war is just getting underway as governors are proposing new tax schemes that raise taxes on the poor to fund tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations.
Democratic Governor Jerry Brown fixed California's deficit via Prop 30, also known as raising taxes. California no longer has a deficit.