Now it’s becoming clearer that the Trump/GOP tax cuts they passed last year will raise taxes for millions of middle class Americans, so that the 1% can get another $1 trillion handout.
I asked the 26 year old unemployed son of a friend to help out with some yard work. While working, we got to discussing politics. He said, “I heard that Obama wants gas prices to be high so that people will drive less.” I tried to explain that that’s nonsense. Later, when discussing taxation he […]
Tax Sanity has been busy this year filing initiative drafts for proposed legislation to create a tax expenditure budget. The goal is to draft legislation that will increase tax exemption accountability and transparency. Initiative 626 is the latest version to receive a ballot title. Ballot Title Initiative Measure No. 626 concerns taxes. This measure would […]
This is largely correct. In addition to the tax cuts, there are also wars to pay for, and mismanagement and corruption. As Frank Thomas says in his 2008 book “The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule,” Republicans don’t want government to work, so they intentionally mismanage and corrupt it. In other words, perhaps the country IS […]