Tag Archive: ek Politics

Dec 09 2017

A Pedophile or a Democrat?

  About those penises By the way- What Trump Eats

Dec 08 2017

Ersatz: A Cheap Imitation of Inferior Quality

Actually, I was one of the founding members of that club. It was an elaborate spoof of all the other clubs. We used to turn out to cheer on the Debate and Swim Teams, show up for Chess Club matches. My Ersatz name was “The Pro From Dover”. It lasted 5 or 6 years and …

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Dec 08 2017

Why Stephen Colbert is my favorite Late Night Host

#OscarsSoStephen Judge Hodgman Nice Lady OMG Dentures? Really?

Dec 07 2017

Modern Monetary Theory and Taxes

There are a couple of things I’ve alluded to in my discussion of the Cut Cut Cut Bill, the first and most important of which is that beyond a naked theft from 90% of the population to line the pockets of the Plutocratic .01% it also is an assault on the benefits of the 90% …

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Dec 06 2017

The 1%

While we are debating changes to the Tax Code that will provide 90% of their benefits to the wealthiest 1% and raises the Taxes of everyone else who makes less than $75,000 a year (in addition to taking away critical benefits to pay for it, not that it needs paying for mind you) it is …

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Dec 05 2017

Why There Will Be 2 More Votes On Taxes

The short answer is that when Mitch McConnell and the Senate Republican Misleadership put back the Alternative Minimum Tax for Corporations (which they had to do to pay for other bribes to their caucus) they didn’t lower the rate and it remains at 20%, exactly the same as the base rate! What this means for …

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Dec 04 2017

The New Revolution

Never let it be said I don’t post anything positive. GOP Tax Bill Would Reorder Society & Create “Hereditary Aristocracy” for Rich What the Republican Tax Bill Portends for the Future by Ian Welsh 2017 December 2 The idea that it will “pay for itself” is ludicrous, and no one with a shred of intellectual …

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Dec 04 2017

Too True

I am at a loss for words. Fortunately Charlie Pierce has some. Trump Is Not to Blame for the Devastating Republican Tax Bill By Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Dec 2, 2017 I confess. I gave up on the whole exercise Friday night around midnight when the Republican majority in the Senate passed an amendment to …

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Dec 03 2017

Predatory Behavior

  Fake News?

Dec 01 2017

Republican Corruption

It’s not just Trump. As Paul Krugman helpfully points out, every Republican is complicit and a liar. Republicans’ Tax Lies Show the Rot Spreads Wide and Runs Deep by Paul Krugman, The New York Times NOV. 30, 2017 On Thursday morning, The New York Times revealed that Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, has been lying …

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