Monthly Archives: March 2013

12-307 UNITED STATES V. WINDSOR (DOMA)

United States Supreme Court Wednesday, March 27, 2013: Oral Arguments 12-307 UNITED STATES V. WINDSOR (DOMA) DECISION BELOW: 833 F.Supp. 2d 394 QUESTION PRESENTED: Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) defines the term “marriage” for all purposes … Continue reading

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Tax Wall Street Speculation

Air traffic controllers and pre-school teachers are being furloughed or laid off. Mental health programs, scientific research, and unemployment benefits are being slashed — all thanks to the sequester. Meanwhile, Wall Street speculators just had their best week ever. Working … Continue reading

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United States income redistribution, borrowing, and debt

     What do you mean we can no longer borrow money to appease the masses?! Income redistribution and borrowing has worked for thirty years?  It’s that “Bottom 80%” that is killing us with their healthcare, food, roads, pensions, schools, … Continue reading

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Ryan tax plan may lead to $200K cut for rich

“Millionaires would get a sizable tax cut if Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget proposal were to become law. Those with incomes exceeding $1 million would enjoy an average tax cut of more than $200,000, according to Citizens for Tax Justice. And … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan’s budget: Social engineering with a side of deficit reduction

“Here is Paul Ryan’s path to a balanced budget in three sentences: He cuts deep into spending on health care for the poor and some combination of education, infrastructure, research, public-safety, and low-income programs. The Affordable Care Act’s Medicare cuts … Continue reading

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Quintiles of Gini Index by County 2006-2010

  I said more “Gin”!  Not “Gini”.  Burp!

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