These developments, combined with the existing reach of conservative media outlets such as Fox News, the bubble effect of the Republican tax bill, and the willingness of some corporations to throw peanuts to the plebes in exchange for their huge tax breaks, may allow the GOP to eke out another election victory in November.
“A more progressive tax code, says International Monetary Fund, would both significantly reduce inequality and help grow the economy” https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/10/12/imf-says-higher-taxes-wealthy-good-idea-and-these-billionaires-agree Comments comments
The stalemate in Olympia over Washington state’s budget represents an ideological divide that won’t be overcome by negotiators sitting long enough in a room together. And unfortunately, neither side has proposed a budget and revenue package that would actually fully fund the educational opportunity and services families need in today’s economy. Republicans who control the […]
Many political cartoons have a little guy on the bottom corner making snarky comments. Chris Tombrello and Chad Lupkes suggested that Pat Oliphant may have invented this form [snarky comment guy]. His little penguin was named Punk. Chris thought the insets might be called “cartouches”, but the term doesn’t quite fit. (See http://oldprintgallery.wordpress.com/tag/cartouche/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cartouche_%28disambiguation%29 […]