Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, likely paid little or no federal income taxes between 2009 and 2016, the New York Times reported on Saturday, citing confidential financial documents.
One hallmark of Donald Trump’s presidency to date has been his ignorant blustering about the office he holds, notoriously over-reaching in his assertions of power and bumping up against the checks and balances our founders put in place precisely to protect our democratic institutions against bullying tyrants such as Trump has proven himself to be.
Using taxpayer dollars to live the high life appears to be commonplace for those working in the Trump administration.
Ignoring the greater good, Trump has shown himself to be far more interested in using the people’s government to serve his private interests
Republican legislators will eliminate what little money the poor subsist on and raise the state’s sales tax by 25 percent through 2018
Rauner is falling in with the strategy we have seen from Sam Brownback in Kansas, Scott Walker in Wisconsin, and Rick Snyder in Michigan
An old Republican lie about Obamacare and taxes is making the rounds again, so as a public service, here is a handy antidote
Scott Walker's lack of popularity in Wisconsin is certainly noticeable, but Walker's problem right now is his budget, which Wisconsin Republicans say is looking tailored more for out-of-state Republicans like voters in Iowa, than for Wisconsin.
The mainstream press has ignored it, but President Obama has racked up a series of major victories against the wealthiest Americans who try to hide money overseas in order to avoid paying taxes.
Jesus never instructed his disciples, and there is nothing in the Gospels, remotely resembling Jesus Christ instructing anyone to revere the rich or kiss the ground they walk on, but Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association thinks that is what Jesus wanted and counselled Americans receiving government services to "kiss the ground beneath the feet of the one percent."
Thursday marks the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, not to mention a think tank. What a waste of money.
More troubles for South Carolina's 1st Congressional District candidate, Mark Sanford. He'll face a judge after his special election. This presents an opportunity for Elizabeth Colbert-Busch
In all likelihood the 2014 South Carolina Governor's race is going to be a replay of the 2010 race, not good news for incumbent Nikki Haley
POTUS Obama has revived a plan that will cost those who can least afford it, money. Elderly seniors could lose up to $1,000 monthly by 85.
The five Democrats who killed the assault weapons ban will further embolden the million caliber wackjobs to make this the most dangerous county on the planet, wars notwithstanding.
An increasing number of states have passed a bill whose main component is increasing reading skills. It's really another privatizing effort
The U.S. has an enormous number of military personnel and weaponry in the U.S. territory of Guam. It's legit, but are other 'occupations?'
On March 1st a decision will be made that could impact millions for at least 9 years. Jobs will be lost and people will go hungry, but not the rich.
Right wing "patriots" are constantly complaining of losing their freedoms and liberty. I would ask what these freedoms and liberties are.
The need to close corporate loopholes becomes even more apparent as a new study reveals that states lost $39.8 billion from offshore tax dodging in 2011.