Tag: United States

  • Are You Wondering Why Gas Prices Have Fallen Recently?

    Are You Wondering Why Gas Prices Have Fallen Recently?

    The New York Times reports that gasoline prices are tumbling just in time for the holiday shopping season to begin. “Consumers can thank the tentative reduction in tensions in the Middle East and swelling supplies of domestic oil for their good fortune, and energy experts say prices could fall further if negotiations between the West […]

  • August 15-16 Medea Benjamin in San Diego

    August 15-16 Medea Benjamin in San Diego

    Thursday, August 15, & Friday, August 16 Save the dates! Medea Benjamin, renowned peace activist, author, and world-class troublemaker, will be in San Diego, August 15-16, 2013. On Thursday August 15, from 4-6pm, join with Medea and the San Diego Veterans for Peace for the one year anniversary of anti-drone protests at General Atomics in Poway. Meet at Scripps […]

  • Ideology Trumps the Factual Reality…AGAIN

    Ideology Trumps the Factual Reality…AGAIN

    What do they call people who cannot deal with things the way they really are? “The reduction in the top tax rates appears to be uncorrelated with saving, investment and productivity growth. The top tax rates appear to have little or no relation to the size of the economic pie. However, the top tax rate […]

  • The must-see numbers from Facebook’s taxes

    The must-see numbers from Facebook’s taxes

    These tax breaks need to be stopped!!!! Please sign the petition telling Congress it’s time to end tax loopholes for corporations and the wealthy. Click here to sign. Despite Facebook reporting profits of over $1.1 billion in 2012, the company is expected to pay no federal or state income taxes. In fact, Facebook will receive […]

  • Elizabeth Warren Starts New Leadership PAC

    Elizabeth Warren Starts New Leadership PAC

    Elizabeth Warren has started a new Leadership PAC. Americans are fighters. We are tough, resourceful, and creative. If we have the chance to fight on a level playing field — where everyone pays a fair share and everyone has a real shot — then no one can stop us. That’s what I’m fighting for each […]