When I saw the Prop 8 plaintiffs huddled around the cell phone, hearing the President of the United States personally congratulating them on their rol...
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If you suspect that lawmakers advocate for their own interests, the findings of a new study may confirm your suspicions.
Wealthier Congressmen are...
The fiscal-cliff deal was far from perfect -- but don't sniff at a serious surrender from the GOP.
The deal emerging from the Senate is a lousy one. Let me count the ways.
It is noteworthy that neither the Democrats nor the Republicans are proposing increases in the estate tax. As always, the latter are putting forth their usual lame arguments for lowering or eliminating it.
One of the less talked about components of "Fiscal Cliff" that will have to be considered by lawmakers before the end of the year is the pending hike in the estate tax.
Finance and the Good Society is a timely and on the whole persuasive reminder that the institutions of capitalism have the capacity to spread democracy, prosperity and greater equality.
Whether a country has high taxes or low taxes would seem to be a straightforward question. Yet in the United States, the debate rages on.
Democrats must hold their ground and reject this lopsided, deficit building, compromise legislation if they are to survive a Republican onslaught of lies in two years.
The report also makes it clear that some of the 1,000+ laws identified "may not directly create benefits, rights, or privileges" for married people.
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