Thom Hartmann exposes the real story behind the Tea Party: it was an anti-corporate movement motivated by tax breaks for the East India Company.
To pay for tax cuts for billionaires, perpetual wars, a military budget larger than that of the next largest 10 countries combined, subsidies for Big Oil, welfare for Wall Street banks, hedge fund managers’ tax breaks, the lowest overall tax rates in decades, capital gains tax rates lower than earned income tax rates, rampant corruption, […]
Twenty years ago, smoking was permitted in most restaurants and public buildings. Nowadays, smokers have accepted that they have no right to force nonsmokers to put up with secondhand smoke. In a similar way, society needs to make the transition to a mindset in which driving a single-occupancy, non-electric passenger car is viewed as selfish, […]