Tag Archives: Taxation

CBPP: ‘Policy Basics: Where Do Federal Tax Revenues Come From?’

“The three main sources of federal tax revenue are individual income taxes, payroll taxes, and corporate income taxes. Other sources of tax revenue include excise taxes, the estate tax, and other taxes and fees.” From the Center on Budget & Policy … Continue reading

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Dandelion Salad: Ellen Brown- ‘Funding A U.S. Green Deal Without Raising Taxes’

From Ellen Brown: “As alarm bells sound over the advancing destruction of the environment, a variety of Green New Deal proposals have appeared in the US and Europe, along with some interesting academic debates about how to fund them. Monetary … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Adam Harris- ‘What’s The Deal With Free College?’

Source:The New Democrat  From Adam Harris: “Every day now, it seems, another Democratic candidate announces his or her 2020 presidential run. Among the most popular ideas these hopefuls campaign for is a tuition-free secondary education. A free-college proposal has practically … Continue reading

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Bernard Goldberg: ‘We Love Free Stuff- As Long As Someone Else Is Paying For It’

Source:The New Democrat  “It’s become Democratic Party orthodoxy, at least if you’re a progressive running for president: First, you righteously demand that the richest Americans pay their “fair share” which is a top tax rate of at least 70 percent. … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Michael Tomasky: ‘A 70% Percent Tax Rate Isn’t Radical- Alexandria O. Cortez Has It Just Right’

Source:The New Democrat What Michael Tomasky failed to mention here ( and perhaps intentionally ) is that back in the 1950s and 70s when we had high tax rates of 70 and 91%, no one especially the rich were actually … Continue reading

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Theodore Roosevelt: Absolute Equality, Absolute Justice, in Matters of Taxation

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I think of Progressives and I mean true Progressives and not just people who use the label to self-identify with because they believe its politically or culturally popular and don’t … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FixGov- Dana Goldman: Why Bernie Sander’s Plan For Universal Health Care Is Only Half Right

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Actually, I believe Dana Goldman is being generous here and giving Senator Bernie Sanders too much credit here. I don’t believe Senator Sanders is even half right and is selling … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion- Ryan Cooper- ‘Democrats Should Embrace The Freedom Not To Choose’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I’m not trying to sound insulting here (but don’t mind if I do) but what Ryan Cooper wrote in The Week this week (ha, ha get it) could’ve been written … Continue reading

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Notes On Liberty- Opinion- Fred Foldvary- Natural Rights and Taxation

Source: Notes on Liberty- Opinion- Fred Foldvary- Natural Rights and Taxation Natural rights and taxation. They go hand in hand. We all have the freedom to be ourselves and live our own lives, makes our own beds, but then have … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: NCC Staff: No Taxation Without Representation!

Source: Constitution Daily: NCC Staff: No Taxation Without Representation! It is not often that I blog about no taxation without representation and perhaps I should blog about it more, because it is a clear issue as well as constitutional violation. … Continue reading

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