Posts Tagged ‘Death and Taxes’

April 26th, 2017 - 3:38 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

The revenue cost of tax deductions

Today, President Trump unveiled his plan to give hundreds of billions of dollars of tax breaks to the very rich. Of course, the deficit hawks of his own party in Congress won’t stand for borrowing the difference, so someone else will have to pay more. Look at this chart, then use your imaginat[...]

November 28th, 2016 - 10:56 am § in Misc.

AFTER TRUMP: Let’s end taxes on the rich!

Paul Ryan: ‘It’s Not Harmful’ That Trump Hasn’t Paid Taxes In Nearly Two Decades (VIDEO) In a show of support for Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan said he doesn’t believe that The New York… PROUDEMOCRAT.COM[...]

April 26th, 2016 - 10:40 pm § in Misc.

Tax The Middle Class

David Brewster Ross Douthat puts his finger on the critical issue in Bernie’s programs: high tax increases on the middle class. The media rarely mention this, but it is political dynamite for the delicate Democratic coalition of donor-class, social liberals, ethnics, and the middle class. Dout[...]

August 19th, 2014 - 1:15 pm § in Uncategorized

The Seattle Times ‘Death Tax’ Flap

Ever since the Seattle Times ran an editorial last Thursday (Aug. 14) asserting that “an Issaquah case ought to remind us that the estate tax imposes a burden on families and a subtle cost on societal stability,” journalist/blogger David Goldstein has relentlessly been taking it apart on[...]

July 21st, 2014 - 3:47 am § in The Ave Scene

The Microsoft Layoffs

In 1995 Bill Gates wrote, “The Internet is a tidal wave. It changes the rules.”  That memo was all too correct. The consequences of Steve Balmer’s failure to rise to the challenge are now in the hopefully agile hands of  CEO Satya Nadella.   Nadella was expected to lay off five or six t[...]

July 18th, 2014 - 1:17 pm § in The Ave Scene

MS Cuts off “Bridge,” stranding its Finnish Employees

Nokia workers Lose Finnish Style Benefits,  Being Laid Off Before the takeover by Microsoft,  Nokia employees had the benefit of Nokia’s generous Bridge programme.  Bridge helped some of Nokia’s laid off 40,000 workers to develop skills or launch their own startup. No such luck if you[...]

July 16th, 2014 - 1:21 pm § in America


US records USD 71 billion budget surplus in June Washington – The US government ran a monthly budget surplus in June, putting it on course to record the lowest annual deficit since 2008. The Treasury Department says the June surplus totaled USD 71 billion, following a USD 130 billion deficit i[...]

April 28th, 2014 - 12:38 am § in Uncategorized

BREAKING NEWS: Egyptian Law … cut their heads off!

 Egypt judge sentences to death 683 in mass trial, including Muslim Brotherhood leader[...]

April 14th, 2014 - 10:22 am § in America, Schools & Colleges, Science

Where Tax Money Goes?

How much goes to science?[...]