Corporate subsidies are just super-expensive taxpayer handouts The hustlers claim that corporate subsidies to pay for job incentives are a sound investment of our tax dollars, because those new jobs create new taxpayers, meaning investments … Read moreWho Really Pays for Corporate Subsidies?
Let’s talk about two daily essentials: Breakfast and, of course, beer. Mass marketers of breakfast cereals have been in a downward sales spiral for about a decade, so they’re getting back to their roots (sort … Read moreBreakfast and Beer
As you’re doing your holiday shopping this season, think about this. As you’re doing your holiday shopping this season, think about this: While big brand names travel hither, thither and yon to play Milk the … Read moreHoliday Shopping: Great Scamazon
The great virtue of the internet is that (so far) no one has controlled its content, and this is what ‘Net Neutrality’ is all about. We’re told by politicos, pundits and internet providers themselves that … Read moreNet Neutrality: Equality for All on the Web
Trump’s ‘tax reform’ will take money from millions of working families and give it to the world’s wealthiest people. Sam Rayburn of Texas, who was a legendary Speaker of the U.S. House in the 1940s … Read moreWhy so Many Americans Hate Trump’s ‘Tax Reform’
Let’s talk Turkey – the real thing, the big bird, 46 million of which we Americans will devour on this Thanksgiving Day. Let’s talk Turkey! No, not the orange butterball sitting in the Oval Office. … Read moreLet’s Talk Turkey: Have an Earth Dinner!
The President of the United States says Duterte is his new buddy (as he builds a Trump Tower in Manila) and continues to suck up to Putin. “We’ve had a great relationship,” exulted a giddy … Read moreDonald Trump’s Strange Bromances with Duterte and Putin
Trumps tax plan is truly golden: for the super-rich, that is, as they’ll get all the big tax breaks. As anyone who has ever been to any of the many cities that are graced with … Read moreWhy Reward Bad Corporate Behavior with More Tax Breaks?
Amazon stands today as the most advanced and the most ambitious model of a future under oligarchic control. Jeffrey Preston Bezos is the man of unbounded ambition who founded Amazon, the online retailing colossus that … Read moreWhy Does Amazon Get Corporate Welfare?
Shouldn’t we be asking Trump the BIG question: What the hell are our military forces doing in Niger? So, President Trump makes what was to be a condolence phone call to the young widow of … Read moreTrump’s Wars