Monthly Archives: November 2012

Grover Norquist’s Budget Is Largely Financed by Just Two Billionaire-Backed Nonprofits

Source: The Nation Grover Norquist’s iron grip over much of the Republican Party is somewhat puzzling. Why should Senators and other lawmakers listen to a guy caught laundering money for Jack Abramoff? But consider Norquist’s tax pledge and political power … Continue reading

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A Minimum Tax for the Wealthy

Source: NYTimes Opinion by Warren Buffett SUPPOSE that an investor you admire and trust comes to you with an investment idea. “This is a good one,” he says enthusiastically. “I’m in it, and I think you should be, too.” Would … Continue reading

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Why rich guys want to raise the retirement age

Some of us have gained in life expectancy, of course. As you can see on this graph, since 1977, the life expectancy of male workers retiring at age 65 has risen six years in the top half of the income … Continue reading

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National Debt Graph by President

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Who Increased the Debt?

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Debt-to-GDP Ratios by President

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The election’s over, now let’s fix the real problem!

Hi [[First_Name]], Wasn’t that fun? The relentless stream of attack ads and robocalls were brought to you by the Citizens United court case. Much of the $6 billion dollars spent on this election cycle came from billionaires and mega-millionaires with … Continue reading

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