It is tax time, and most Americans are tallying up what they owe, or if they are lucky what they overpaid. But, did you hear about how much in Corporate tax Facebook paid in recent years? Brace yourself, if you hadn’t…the number is zero dollars.
After living with corporate entities that get bailed out, forgiven when they break the law, and influence our politicians to make laws tailored to provide the optimum environment to succeed in, it is really shitty to find that now they get taxed less than the average Facebook user.
How is that right, that a huge business so successful and worth so much, and that would not exist without the help and cooperation of all of its American users, can just get off without chipping in to taxman like the rest of us? How many billions are enough, before a corporation admits that its time to pay the money they owe like every other business? People who make billions off of Americans should put money back into the country that made them rich beyond their wildest dreams. But no, Facebook will instead get a refund in the hundreds of millions, Continue reading →
Remember all of Romney’s ideas for college tuition difficulties? How about the vouchers for public school nonsense, that should ring bells. If you think politics is dirty business, look closer at the tactics of private colleges and the way they try to take advantage of veterans. If you have a child about to start college, or was considering continuing your own education, you may want to read this article.
Who would have thought a mega rich porn star and a Jewish billionaire casino magnate would both endorse Mitt Romney? Sheldon Adelson is chairman and chief executive officer of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, the parent company of Venetian Macao Limited which operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and the Sands Expo and Convention Center. Needless to say, he is super, mega, filthy rich. Continue reading →
Record corporate profits in 2011 indicate that it is high time our nation takes stock of what is really happening in our economy. The recovery from our financial crisis of 2008 is still slowly progressing, while we see quoted nightly that Wall Street, Big Oil and the Financial sector have been reaping fantastic profits for the past few years. Evidently, capitalism is healthy once more, due to the $700 billion bailout known as TARP, socialist solution that served to prevent a financial collapse, according to top economists. Continue reading →
You may have noticed this past year, an unprecedented wave of legislation devoted to voting restrictions which appear aimed at keeping a whole demographic from voting. Oh, lord, save us from the scourge of voter fraud! For many Americans come upon hard times, the choice between paying for a photo ID so they can vote, or spending that $25 or more on a more immediate concern like food, would be no choice at all. Continue reading →