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Ryan's 19th-century Budget Plan

Harlan Green | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Harlan Green

It is a vicious circle that those who still espouse 19th-century free market economics do not want to recognize. What applied to a rural America where 70 percent still lived on farms cannot apply today to an urbanized U.S.

Weekly Pulse: DCCC Ad Shows Grandpa Stripping for Extra Cash to Pay for Medicare

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z7FiBsR8OQ[/youtube] How will the next generation of seniors ...

'Tax Freedom Day' May Overstate Middle-Class Tax Burden

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.12.2011 | Business

One hundred and one days. That's how long it will take Americans to earn enough income to pay off their total 2011 tax obligation to the U.S. gover...

Corporate Tax Revenues Are At Historic Lows, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as the federal deficit has ballooned, U.S. corporations are paying lower tax bills than ever before, according to one measure. That's the take...