An expensive failure in 2004, the corporate tax holiday was supposed to be a one-time event. But America’s biggest corporations want another one, and their kept men in Washington may now have the perfect excuse to deliver.
The real IRS scandal we should be talking about is not the victimization of tea party groups by the IRS, but the corruption of a political system that grants special rights to the plutocracy.
Cal Thomas escalates the plutocracy’s whining about tax fairness to the ultimate absurdity of calling for a tax revolt. The reality, however, is that the revolt has already been staged, and the plutocrats have already won.
As part of the Republican machine, Cal Thomas has to grit his teeth and defend Mitt Romney as well as he can. Distracting us from Romney’s tax returns, he ignores the ugly reality of how Romney really made his money. But where do Thomas’s loyalties really lie?
The Leesburg Daily Commercial continues to provide Russ Sloan with a platform for his outrageous plutocratic propaganda. But his selective statistics and loaded language should not fool anyone.
Barack Obama is derided by the right as a socialist intent on waging class war against the rich, yet he has embraced their beloved supply-side economics and adapted it to his own electoral purposes. No wonder they hate him.
The Leesburg Daily Commercial, displaying its usual level of courage and wisdom, opposes an extra five-cent gas tax in Lake County. Their grasp of the issues is as weak as their commitment to social justice.