Tag Archives: bonuses

Regardless of what you might hear, it hasn’t just been bonuses an pay raises since the GOP tax plan passed

While I fought against the Republican tax plan, I’m not personally against the idea of cutting taxes. I think, in certain instances, cutting taxes can make sense, especially in tough economic times, when those cuts are being directed at non-wealthy Americans, who are more likely to put the money they receive back into circulation, creating […]

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According to Mitch McConnell, many Kentuckians are getting “permanent pay raises” because of the Republican tax bill… Unfortunately, I couldn’t find a one

Earlier today, I got sent a tweet from Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. He wanted to let me know that, because of the big corporate tax-giveaways that he and his fellow Republicans passed at the end of the year, a lot of folks, including “many” in my home state of Kentucky, had gotten “significant bonuses” and […]

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Borders to liquidate in spite of experienced, well-compensated management

I don’t have much to say about this, but I wanted to put something up here, on the front page, in case people wanted to discuss the fact that Borders, unable to find a buyer, is liquidating. In real numbers, that means: • 10,700 people, 450 of whom work in Ann Arbor, will lose their jobs […]

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