Center for American Progress and CATO both want to invest our Social Security funds in stock market

When the right and left political wings agree, you can bet middle-class Americans are in trouble. And if you are talking about Social Security, a new bipartisan plan spells major cuts in benefits, as the establishment is set to privatize our public retirement system after the mid-term elections next year. About $2.8 trillion (2,800,000,000) has … Continue reading Center for American Progress and CATO both want to invest our Social Security funds in stock market

GOP plan to end “Death Tax” means the billionaires will be overjoyed, while the rest of us pay the bills

Tuesday, 4/4/17: examining entire fake "Russian Dossier" on Donald Trump! Estate tax percentages have varied in recent history, ranging from 55% in 2000 under George Bush #1 to 35% under Barack Obama and now 40% under Donald Trump. The GOP wants it to be zero. Currently, couples with less than about $11,000,000 pay no estate … Continue reading GOP plan to end “Death Tax” means the billionaires will be overjoyed, while the rest of us pay the bills

Koch & Iran deal – GOP candidates may be liars

John Glaser and Justin Logan, writing on the CATO Institute¬†website have claimed that the deal with Iran to delay making atomic bombs "is an historic achievement that decreases the likelihood of an Iranian nuclear weapon and forestalls the risk of another costly U.S. war in the Middle East." The near-consensus among arms controllers is due … Continue reading Koch & Iran deal – GOP candidates may be liars