Editors' Blog

Taxes, Spending? -- Tony Auth -- Bloice's Toon of the Day

 http://tinyurl.com/6lu6h79Taxes, spending?Tony Auth -Philadelphia Inquirer

Some States Raising Taxes on Working-Poor Families

reprinted from Center for Budget and Policy Priorities

Save the nation! Tax corporations! Tax the rich!

From CPUSA Political Action Commission:

What is equitable "shared sacrifice"?

In a world where Republicans – from members of Congress to governors – are talking about "shared sacrifice," it is increasingly clear they really mean more sacrifice for working families to pay for more tax cuts for the rich.

A tale of three budget plans

Yesterday, President Obama outlined a fiscal policy proposal to reduce the federal debt by $4 trillion.

Taxing the Rich Makes Economic Sense

Even as President Obama addressed the nation today with a deficit-cutting plan, which included the call for cuts in defense spending and higher taxes on the rich, some wealthy Americans have joined a campaign to "tax wealth like work."

Deficit commission proposals out today – send 'em back (mostly)

In order to get "blue dog" support in Congress, i.e. enough votes to ensure passage, for some of his programs President Obama promised to create a deficit commission to address concerns about the federal budget, the debt and the deficit.