Conservatives love to hate government and taxes. They love to promote “liberty” and “freedom.” Yeah, in the same way that criminals like liberty: to cheat, steal, etc.
A new report released today “Pulling Apart: A State-by-State Analysis of Income Trends,” by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and the Economic Policy Institute, shows that income inequality in Washington state is at historic highs. Since the late 1970s, incomes of the state’s wealthiest households have risen substantially, while moderate- and lower-income […]
So who are the job creators? The accepted wisdom is that the wealthy, banks and the biggest corporations are job creators. But in fact, too many are job-taker-away-ers. They suck money, our money, out of the economy and hoard it or spend it outside the country. That slows down economic activity right here in our […]
Let’s be blunt, shall we? The Republicans are committed to winning elections and regaining the majority no matter how much harm they do to the country making that happen. When in power, the republicans govern like drunken sailors. We get unfunded wars, tax cuts, corporate social programs like Medicare Part D and deregulation that allows […]