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Entries by Dave Johnson from 10/2011

Is a Flat Tax Fair?

| Posted 10.23.2011 | Business

Conservatives are always pushing for a "flat tax." It sounds so simple: One easy rate, so we all pay the same, easy to calculate... Get rid of deductions and lower the tax rates. So simple, but it turns out it is a simple trick.

Tax Holiday Generates Holiday Gifts For Big Multinationals

| Posted 10.25.2011 | Business

Have you heard about the "tax holiday" idea? The idea is to let corporations bring overseas profits back to the United States at a very low tax rate....

Adjourn And Appoint! We Can't Wait -- For Recess Appointments

| Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

The Republicans are obstructing the government from operating. Judges, appointees, NLRB members, etc. are blocked with the purpose of keeping governm...

Plutocratic Government Tries to Beat Down #Occupy

| Posted 10.27.2011 | Politics

Let's look at how the Occupiers and protests would be treated if we were a functioning democracy -- a government of, by and for We, the People -- instead of a dysfunctional plutocracy serving the biggest corporations and the billionaires behind them.

Why You Should Attend An Occupy Meeting

| Posted 10.31.2011 | Business

Please forward this to friends, relatives, "centrists" and conservatives you know. You may have heard about the "Occupy" protests that are occurring ...