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Romney Gets Punked!

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.16.2012 | Money

It's a pretty bad day to be Romney's Tax Plan. First, Bill Clinton unloaded harsh criticism calling it an "illusion." Then, Bruce Bartlett, a form...

The Social Security Conundrum Explained

Paul Heroux | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics
Paul Heroux

But how can drastic action be necessary when the Social Security trust fund reportedly has over $2.4 trillion in it at present? This is a misleading sleight-of-hand. Here is how.

Minnesota Chants 'Tax the Rich' While the Rest of Us Sit on the Couch

Dan Bimrose | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics
Dan Bimrose

The state shutdown in Minnesota brought upon by the lack of a budget agreement between Democratic Governor Mark Dayton and Republican legislators only...

Wisconsin: Four Facts You Need to Know

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

What's happening in Wisconsin isn't about budget deficits or government spending or even public employee benefits. It's class war, wherein the big business, conservative Right tries to pit working class Americans against one another.

No Representation Without Taxation!

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

America's problem is that it doesn't want to pay for what it wants. We pay big bucks for the stuff that makes us happy. We pay only pennies publicly for common goods, and then whine about how many pennies it's costing.

Ancient Economic Wisdom Still Applies Today

Nathan Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nathan Lewis

It should be intuitively obvious that a capitalist economy cannot thrive with high taxes and an unstable money.

Triage 101

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

McCain/Palin work their way around the country, turning embattled red states into so many wounded soldiers to be sorted out for treatment based on medical necessity.