Tag Archives: U.S. Government

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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Last Week Tonight: John Oliver- The Filibuster

Source:The New Democrat  “John Oliver explains why filibusters exist, why they shouldn’t, and why it’s stupid to drink coffee like a cat.” From Last Week Tonight I guess my question for John Oliver would be: does he want to end the … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: Douglas Charles; J. Edgar Hoover’s War on Gays

Source:The New Democrat  “Notches J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI, and the “Sex Deviates” Program – NOTCHES” From The Film Archives Not sure if a satirical approach, or a more serious approach about FBI Director Edgar Hoover’s apparent warrant war on homosexuality … Continue reading

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KrisAnne Hall: ‘From Socialist To Constitutionalist – My Story’

Source:The New Democrat  “From Socialist To Constitutionalist – My Story What does it take to make a hard core socialist into a true faith Constitutionalist? Listen as this wide awake story is told to not only encourage you, but to … Continue reading

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Dan Mitchell: ‘Reckless and Irresponsible- President Trump: Is Making Big Government Even Bigger’: The Death of Fiscal Conservatism?

“A few months later, I concluded that the answer was no. Trump – like Bush and Nixon – was a big-government Republican. I wish that I was wrong. But if you look at the budget deal he approved last year, … Continue reading

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CNBC: Squawk Box- Maya MacGuineas- ‘The Debt Limit Deal is The Worst Budget in History’

Source:The New Democrat  “Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, joins “Squawk on the Street” to discuss the budget deal brokered between the White House and Congress, which raises the debt ceiling.” Watch the interview at CNBC … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion- Ryan Cooper: ‘The Case For Paying Congress A Lot More’: Because Government Doesn’t Waste Enough Money?

Source:The New Democrat  “A common populist attitude in American politics is the idea that public service should not pay well. By this view, being a politician shouldn’t be about grubby paycheck comparisons, but instead high-minded public virtue. State legislators in … Continue reading

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Dan Mitchell: ‘Augmenting The Collection of Alexandria O. Cortez Humor’: This Should be Fun!

” If Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn’t exist, I might have to invent her since she helps to make socialism such an easy target for mockery. Though I actually admire the fact that she doesn’t try to disguise her agenda. Like … Continue reading

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The Economist: ‘What if Women Ruled The World?’- The World Would Be a Different Place?

Source:The New Democrat  “Only 6.3% of all international leaders are women. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former Liberian president and Africa’s first elected female head of state, suggests ways to redress the balance.” Source:The Economist: ‘What If Women Ruled The World?’ To … Continue reading

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Late Night With Seth Meyers: The Check In- Draining The Swamp

Source:The New Democrat  “Seth takes a break from breaking news to check in on how President Trump’s campaign promise to drain the Washington, D.C., swamp of insiders, lobbyists and special interest groups is going.” Source:Late Night With Seth Meyers: The … Continue reading

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