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Posts Tagged ‘Wealth Tax’

March 15th, 2017 - 7:46 am § in The Ave Scene

A Liberal Against Taxes!

Robert Sargent Dear State of Washington and county & city governments: NO MORE REGRESSIVE TAXES AND FEES! Seattle sales tax up .6 cents, so total is now 10.1¢ starting April 1. Seattle considering a soft drink tax. State wants a 15¢ gas tax. Stop it. Just fucking stop it! How about a wealth ta[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 9:41 am § in The Ave Scene

GATES RULES

David Brewster Keeping up with the Gateses. A new survey finds there are now 2,473 billionaires in the world, led by Bill Gates ($89.3 billion) and Warren Buffett ($73.5 billion), with Jeff Bezos coming in at a not-shabby fourth place. Nine of the top 10 are in America; quite a few drop out of the [[...]

October 20th, 2016 - 12:40 pm § in Misc.

Why the 1% ?

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June 4th, 2016 - 1:42 am § in Misc.

Pope Francis on Wealthism

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March 21st, 2016 - 9:16 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Why Can’t the Rich Pay for Pope’s Love?

THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK: Home Depot Founder Says Pope Not Giving Rich Enough Love Billionaire Home Depot founder Ken Langone has a warning for Pope Francis.[...]

February 13th, 2015 - 1:58 pm § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Reuven Carlyle: A Thought Filled Analysis of Education in WASTATE

Rethinking Public School Funding: Back To A New Future. The Washington State Constitution crafted in 1889 includes these mighty words in Article IV, section 1:  “It is the paramount duty of the state to make ample provision for the education of all children residing within its borders, without [...]

January 4th, 2015 - 11:35 pm § in The Ave Scene

Bill Gates Thinks He Is Too Exceptional to Pay Taxes

William Gates III on the left. Alfred E. Newman on the right. French economist Thomas Piketty says the world’s richest man loves everything about his 2014 book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, except for the part about how the rich should pay more in taxes. According to the Huff Post: Bill to[...]

November 27th, 2014 - 1:23 am § in America

HAPPY THNKSGIVING: Unless you work for WalMart

Based on story by Laura Clawson at Daily KOS ..(click image for her full text) Walmart workers are forced to rely on government assistance to make ends meet. But PR is all … Walmart is totally concerned for its “associates” .. expressing their sincerity like China’s corpora[...]

November 11th, 2014 - 11:57 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Is Washington Joining the Confederacy?

According to the Washington Post we are  one of the 29 states where tax collections have yet to return to their pre-recession heights.  Put another way, we look a lot like South Carolina or Alabama! We also, along with the former Confederacy, rank near the bottom in our support not only for K-12[...]