Tag Archives: Taxes

Schoolhouse Rock – Tax Man Max

April 15, 2010

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60 Percent of BOTH Parties Feel Raising Taxes on Wealthy is Fine

March 29, 2010

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The Quinnipiac University poll found that 60 percent of Americans among both major political parties think raising income taxes on households making more than $250,000 should be a main tenet of the government’s efforts to tame the deficit. More than 70 percent, including a majority of Republicans, say those making more than $1 million should […]

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Follow Up: MN Enacts World's First Carbon Tariff, ND Not Happy

January 5, 2010

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Courtesy  Treehugger: There’s been a lot of talk about carbon tariffs–taxing imported goods from polluting industries in nations or states that don’t regulate CO2–over the last year or so. Many rust belt and coal state Democrats have called for federal climate legislation to include a such a carbon tariff. This would impose a tax on goods imported […]

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The Painfully Pointless War on Weed

November 23, 2009

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Courtesy Alternet: You might remember Robert McNamara’s stunning mea culpa, delivered a quarter century after his Vietnam War policies sent some 50,000 Americans (and even more horrendous numbers of Vietnamese) to their deaths in that disastrous war. In his 1995 memoir, the man who had been a cold, calculating secretary of defense for both Kennedy and […]

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