1. S

    Democrats should immediately confront the minimum wage rate.

    Democrats should immediately confront the federal minimum wage rate issue. I’m among those that advocate a minimum wage rate gradually increased to higher purchasing power and thereafter monitored and (when necessary to retain its targeted purchasing power), it should be updated prior to New...
  2. U

    If not in OK, ur nuts, if on fixed income

    your mortgage payment can be well under $200 a month, electricity, water bill, garbage and sewer bill certainly no more than another $150 a month, and probably under $100 a month. nice enough, large homes can be had there for 30k, big enough that you can rent out 10 small weekly rooms, for...
  3. N

    Z Day 2018 Frankfurt - Basic Income / Postwork

    Right now I'm not quite fully or necessarily on board with the universal basic income concept; I think it might be possible (feasible/sustainable) if implemented in the right way. One prerequisite for me is that it should not violate libertarian principles (as well as not violate principles...
  4. J

    President Trump’s tax plan keeps the socialist communist progressive income tax alive

    . Well, now that the Republican tax reform is finalized on paper, we see that it not only keeps the socialist, communist, progressive income tax alive, but President Trump has already given thumbs up to this Washington Sewer Rat’s method of taxation which does nothing to remove the iron fist...
  5. N

    Income inequality is not a problem that needs solving

    There are some who speak of eliminating income inequality as though it's a problem that needs to be done away with, but it actually isn't. The only kind of "problem" that can be drawn from the notion of income inequality is envy by those who have less of those who have more. One way to...
  6. RNG

    Tesla's Musk Paid at Least $593 Million in Income Taxes in 2016

    Hey Donald, why don't you tell us?
  7. Fayt

    Median Household Income Up 5%

    Your thoughts as for why. so...why?
  8. excalibur

    Swiss Voters Reject 'Basic Income' Measure

    By an overwhelming majority. 
  9. D

    Bernie Sanders : This Grotesque Level of Income and Wealth Inequality is Wrong

    Bernie Sanders : This Grotesque Level of Income and Wealth Inequality is Wrong
  10. roastpork

    Do we really need a Income Tax?

    Read this and decide.:ph34r: America?s Best Years Were When We Had No Income Tax | Prepared Gun Owners
  11. J

    What is "taxable" income under Trump's tax reform plan?

    . From what I have been able to glean from Donald Trump’s own comments, his tax reform idea keeps alive income taxation and will offer a number of adjustments which he alleges we will "like". But, what will be the definition of "taxable" income under Trump’s proposal? Is it all money coming...
  12. J

    So, Ben Carson also promotes the despotic income tax.

    Well, I see Ben Carson, just like a number of our establishment Republican candidates, is supporting a continuance of the socialist experiment of laying and collecting a federal tax calculated from profits, gains, salaries and other lawfully earned incomes ___ and he even has invoked God in...
  13. RNG

    Income inequality is bad for everyone, IMF report concludes

    One interesting tidbit I'd like to query either the IMF or this reporter about. The headline and the story say this is an IMF report, but the actual study (link at bottom) has a disclaimer saying . Is this standard boilerplate on all IMF reports? Still, an interesting read with some good...
  14. LongWinded

    New Data Offer First Infuriating Glimpse At How The Richest 0.001 Percent Pay Income

    New Data Offer First Infuriating Glimpse At How The Richest 0.001 Percent Pay Income Taxes | ThinkProgress The rich don't pay more in taxes which depletes their wealth. their wealth has increased and their taxes are less. They get MORE income now because of gaining the most in wealth and...
  15. LongWinded

    Scott Walker: Abolishing Federal Income Tax 'Sounds Pretty Tempting'

    Scott Walker: Abolishing Federal Income Tax 'Sounds Pretty Tempting' Hey, he wants to pay for the military, CIA, NSA, Homeland Security out of his PERSONAL income and not take ANY pay for him or other federal employees in Congress AND run all the parks, etc as government employees, go for...
  16. LongWinded

    Rubio-Lee tax plan means more debt and greater income inequality

    Daily Kos :: News Community Action More failed economic plans for the rich.
  17. LongWinded

    Fox Host Reframes Income Inequality Report To Throw A Pity Party For The Rich

    Fox Host Reframes Income Inequality Report To Throw A Pity Party For The Rich | Blog | Media Matters for America Anyone with intelligence knows this is propaganda. But it does play well to the born again evangelical political cult of the right whose NIV god of the rewritten bible HATES the...
  18. roastpork

    Taxes reach a new Fed income high.

    Federal Revenue Sets New Record — But Deficits Remain:mellow: For the first time ever, federal tax revenues have topped $1 trillion for the first four months of a fiscal year. From the beginning of October 2014 through January of this year, the federal government took in $1,046,224,000,000...
  19. L

    Obamacare Hits Income Tax Bills and Refunds

    90% of the Obamacare Exchange users got subsidies. If you fudged on your income or finally got a decent job here in the Obamacare you will get hit hard by the IRS. Nearly 7 million households have gotten health insurance...
  20. Sabcat

    End income tax

    Ron Paul supports the elimination of the income tax and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). He asserts that Congress had no power to impose a direct income tax and has called for the repeal of the 16th Amendment to the Constitution, which was ratified on February 3, 1913. An income tax is the...