Tax Reform?

Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/02/2017 - 22:43

During the last debt-ceiling crisis, business leaders sought a grand bargain to raise revenue and cut spending in the manner proposed by the Simpson-Bowles fiscal commission.

The tax-reform proposal announced by the White House and the GOP will do the opposite, adding trillions of dollars to US debt. If the business community still believes in fiscal responsibility, now is the time to speak up and say you're the boss.

As Trump pushes massive tax cuts for the rich, new data shows that the wealthy will wind up doing much better than ever. How can anyone allow their taxes to increase without knowing all the facts?

GOP tax reform could eliminate tax break for disaster victims that Congress just expanded

Republicans Won’t Rule Out Tax Hikes for Some in the Middle-Class

This is a GOP tax plan? Possibly 30% of the middle class gets a tax hike? I hope the final details are better than this.…

The elimination of a lucrative deduction could sink the Republican tax plan in the House, @russellberman argues:

Trump economic director says it’s fine for corporations to exploit tax breaks

How Trump’s tax plan could upend the housing market

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 10/02/2017 - 22:55


Facebook is forking over thousands of ads proving that Russia not only bought but continually ran on the social network during the election. These ads will spell out, once and for all, that Russia did indeed rig the election in Trump’s favor.

These ads will reveal an expert nuanced understanding of American political and social issues, one that the Russians couldn’t have come up with on their own. In other words, everyone involved will be able to see that The Donald and his Trumpsters colluded with Russia on these ads which is a violation of US law.