Biased headline: “Democrats Risk Fiscal Cliff by Targeting Top Earners’ Break” The article discusses President Obama’s threat to allow the automatic cuts to take place if the Republicans don’t agree to end the Bush-era tax cuts for the rich. But the title implies that the Democrats would be to blame if that happened.
I spoke with a Microsoft executive today at a party. He asked me what I do when I’m not working. I mentioned my blogging and gave as an example my article about the (wished for) protest in Redmond against Microsoft: Massive protest over Microsoft tax evasion. I said that the protesters were angry both about […]
Tim Eyman is half correct: let’s lower the sales tax by 1%. The sales tax is regressive and is too too high. But in addition, let’s establish a progressive income tax, capital gains tax, and/or Wall Street transaction tax, to restore fairness to our regressive tax system. After all, the Republicans raised taxes on the […]