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.
Tracy Knauss with Brian Haskins are reporting: THE KOCH MACHINE’S CHOICE FOR PRESIDENT — At least twice NJ Gov. Chris Christie has secretly attended and addressed private, closed seminars by two of the world’s richest men: Charles and David Koch. Christie’s most recent pilgrimage to Money Mecca was in June, when David Koch introduced Gov. […]
Report: Walmart Workers Cost Taxpayers $6.2 Billion In Public Assistance Walmart’s low-wage workers cost U.S. taxpayers an estimated $6.2 billion in public assistance including food stamps, Medicaid and subsidized housing, according to a report published to coincide with Tax Day, April 15. Americans for Tax Fairness, a coalition of 400 national and state-level progressive groups, […]