Racism and white power have suffered nothing but setbacks since Trump took office. Instead of advancing the cause of White Nationalism, Trump has inflicted a series of potentially fatal wounds on the ideology.Read more
Progressive income tax rates.
Under this plan the marginal income tax rates would be:
40 percent on income between $250,000 and $500,000.
45 percent on income between $500,000 and $2 million.
50 percent on income between $2 million and $10 million. (In 2014, only 136,000 households, the top 0.1 percent of taxpayers, had income between $2 million and $10 million.)
52 percent on income above $10 million. (In 2014, only 16,700 households, just 0.02 percent of taxpayers, had income exceeding $10 million.)
Disturbingly, Baucus’s disgusting legacy lives on in Congress. A September 6 meeting of the U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee was devoted entirely to using increased federal subsidies to health-insurance giants like Anthem (NYSE: ANTM), Health over Profit reported. The option of Single-Payer was only raised by protesters in the audience.Read more
If Democrats were serious about winning they’d revise A Better Deal to include raising the average Social Security payment to $2,000 a month and throw the trade talk out. The current number is now $1,256.94 a month, which provides a yearly income below the federal poverty line.Read more
This might explain why many influential politicians bowed out of last year’s presidential race. Popular recognition of this situation might explain why so many Americans were willing to vote for such a questionable figure as Trump. Average people have realized the President has no real power, so they felt free to elect a clown.Read more
The worst crime of A Better Deal is that it gives nobody any reason to vote for Senate Democrats. They propose nothing, plan to do nothing and make no commitments.Read more
“If the Mean Girl network gains control, we could see intersectional identity (all identities are in a perpetual struggle for dominance akin to Communist class warfare) mutate into an ideology that violently purges groups of people who become obstacles to progress.”Read more
Conservatives had better learn to understand younger people and stop lecturing them if they want to start winning elections and debates again.Read more
Around 12%; or one in 10, of those who voted for Sanders in the Democratic primary supported Trump in the general election, the Cooperative Congressional Election Study discovered. Study data tweeted by University of Massachusetts-Amherst Professor Brian F. Schaffner on 23 August shows that Sanders voters made the difference for Trump in some swing states, National Public Radio reported.Read more
Expect to see a vast amount of news coverage devoted to increasingly meaningless race-related cultural issues. All of which will be designed to bait Trump and get him to make stupid remarks designed to drive ratings and click rates at websites.Read more