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Wealthy patriots make the case to kill Bush’s tax cuts

Billionaire investor Warren Buffet has long been outspoken in his belief that the rich in American need to pay their fair share in the way of taxes. While a majority of Americans would agree with Buffet, it’s not something that many of our leaders in Washington seem willing to bring up, let alone champion. As […]

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Eliminate every program that doesn’t benefit me personally

I was just reading a thread on Metafilter about how the Republicans of Texas are proposing the defunding of Medicaid. It’s an insane idea, and one that I don’t suspect will go far at present (because of the impact it would have on surrounding states), but that’s not what I want to talk about in […]

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What the rollback of the Estate Tax is costing the American people

I’m not much of a sports fan, but the recent news coverage on George Steinbrenner’s death sent me to the internet looking for the backstory on how he came to be the principal owner of the New York Yankees baseball franchise. (I was curious as to whether or not the team was inherited. It wasn’t. […]

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