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Where Was Lester Holt And Other Things I Thought During The First Debate

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Well, the first presidential debate is a done deal, and as always I like to quickly type out my own personal reactions before reading everyone else's, to give you an opinion uninfluenced by the herd mentality of the rest of the media.

Trump and Cruz Tax Cuts: Millionaires Gain Trillions While Low-, Middle-Income People Lose

Isaac Shapiro | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
Isaac Shapiro

At a time of exceptionally wide income inequality, the tax-cut proposals from Donald Trump and Ted Cruz would produce extremely large and unprecedented windfalls for people with at least $1 million a year in income, almost certainly at the expense of low- and middle-income households.

'Tax Plans' and Dog-Kickers

Robert C. Hockett | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics
Robert C. Hockett

Vox tells us that the first two candidates will "cut" your taxes, while Clinton will essentially leave them the same and Sander will "add" to them. But this is essentially the case of your sibling crying out that you're "quitting your jobs" rather than switching to a better, higher paying one.

Friday Talking Points -- Rebutting GOP Debate Nonsense

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.13.2016 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

This week's talking points are all, essentially, rebuttals to the biggest nonsense espoused on the stage of the fourth Republican debate. It was hard to pick only seven, as there was a bumper crop of nonsense in this particular debate, so forgive us if your favorite didn't make the cut.

Sam Stein

Gibbs Won't Say Whether Obama's Health Care Tax Pledge Is Still Operative | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House refused to say on Monday whether the president would sign or veto legislation that included a tax hike on businesses that provide heal...