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[18 Sep 2012 | 4 Comments | 3,190 views]
The Truth About Taxes:  Who Pays, How Much – Noting Disparities, Misconceptions, And Impacts Across Demographics

Find out what the actual numbers and percentages are for payroll taxes, income taxes, and corporate taxes plus additional taxpayer information illustrated in the following video.
You might be surprised by what is revealed.
David Cay Johnston, American investigative journalist, columnist and television commentator for Reuters, best-selling author, a specialist in economics and tax issues, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, discusses tax structure and how it affects taxpayers across demographics in the U.S.
Dec. 12, 2013
(video 1:31:12)

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[14 Sep 2012 | 11 Comments | 2,504 views]
Is the relentless party drumbeat driving the “sound” from the house, or is it bitter “tea”?

“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” – Abraham Lincoln
How can we expect our chosen representatives to act responsibly in our best interests across party lines when they cannot even find agreement, speak honestly, and play nice amongst themselves within their own agenda-sworn “party”?!
Our money is at the mercy of policy; policy is at the mercy of party; and party is at the mercy of those pandering-to-the-purses for policy power.
Financial prosperity and security is directly correlated to the policies established by our elected government representatives, the correlated agencies and their …

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[4 Sep 2012 | One Comment | 1,952 views]
By The Numbers, Incomes Grow More With The Democrats.

The Great Divergence In Pictures:  A visual guide to income inequality.
By Timothy Noah | The Great Divergence
Did the United States grow more unequal while Republicans were in power?
It sounds crude, but Princeton political scientist Larry Bartels has gone a long way toward proving it. Bartels looked up income growth rates for families at various income percentiles for the years 1948 to 2005, then cross-checked these with whether the president was a Republican or a Democrat.
He found two distinct and opposite trends. Under Democrats, the biggest income gains were for people …