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Monthly Archive for June, 2011

JUDGEMENT DAY FOR W.’s TAX CUTS

We’ve just marked the 10thanniversary of the day W. signed into law the first of his infamous tax cuts, benefiting mainly our nation’s wealthy.  We’ve addressed the economic effectiveness of tax cuts vs. tax hikes in previous posts — check-it-out at  TAX CUTS FOR MILLIONAIRES AND BILLIONAIRES;   and at BUSH TAX CUTS and at TAX CUTS STIMULATE […]

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GO VERMONT GO!

Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, recently stated that Republicans are focusing on Medicare as a place to cut government spending, when in fact Medicare represents only 3% of GDP, and the overall costs of health-care in total is more than 17% of GDP — which is the real problem.  The United States of […]

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