Category Archives: tax reform

Terror at the IRS: GOP’s Worst Fears Realized!

Oh, no! The AR-15 toting, jackbooted IRS thugs that Wingnuttia is a-feared will be hired are going to… answer the phones? The Internal Revenue Service is planning to spend the first big chunk of its $80 billion expanded budget to … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act Into Law

In the famous words of President Handsome Joe Biden, “it’s a big eff’ing deal.”  Anyway, they got their act back and on the road, as it were: Thanks, Obama https://t.co/5KZfiXIGgd — President Biden (@POTUS) August 16, 2022 Still the best. … Continue reading

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Cynicism and Its Cure

The Senator from the Terrible Sand Kingdom of Arizonastan has revealed the terms of ransom for the latest, much-reduced incarnation of the build back better bill: Senate Democrats cleared a huge hurdle Thursday night by securing Kyrsten Sinema’s support for … Continue reading

Posted in Blue Dogs, Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), tax reform, Taxes | 9 Comments

New Front In Culture Wars

Marco ‘Big Gulp’ Rubio —the Cold Warrior for a New Generation, and beloved grandson figure of Wingnuts over the age of 73 and under the age of death— has introduced a bill to prevent companies from deducting travel costs when they … Continue reading

Posted in Bastards, CEO Bastards, Culture Wars, Forced Birth, Marco 'Big Gulp' Rubio, sexism, tax reform, Taxes, Transphobia, War on Women | 4 Comments

The Ruble Falls, But The Money Is Already Laundered

And I guess now is when all that Russian money laundering pays off? The Russian ruble fell as low as 111 to the U.S. dollar from 83 on Friday, a drop of more than 20% and, if sustained, the biggest … Continue reading

Posted in Bankster Bastards, Bastards, Billionaire Bastards, blood sucking leeches, CEO Bastards, Rat Bastards, Tax Cheat, tax reform, Taxes | 6 Comments

Best Gubmint Money Can Buy

From Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) morning email thingie that confirms what we suspected: RAKING IN THE DOUGH — Manchin’s political action committee saw an uptick in corporate contributions ahead of his announcement that he would not vote … Continue reading

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Tax ‘Em To Hell

Our little list for the tumbrels grows by leaps and bounds, as Scissorhead Baron vonBeavis tips us: Some Texas religious leaders live in lavish, tax-free estates thanks to obscure law This fall, county officials mailed out property tax bills to … Continue reading

Posted in Tax Cheat, tax reform, Texas, America's Lab for Bad Policy, Theocrats | 6 Comments

Behind Every Billionaire…

…there is a policy failure. Much is made lately of unrealized gains being a means of tax avoidance, so I propose selling 10% of my Tesla stock. Do you support this? — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 6, 2021 Ride a … Continue reading

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I’m Shocked, Shocked

The AP breathlessly reports what we already knew: Hundreds of world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders and drug dealers have been hiding their investments in mansions, exclusive beachfront property, yachts and other assets for the past quarter-century, according … Continue reading

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Anti-Taxers Write Letters To Republicans, For Some Reason

Infrastructure Week Guys, you’ll never believe it! Some major anti-tax groups are opposed to funding IRS enforcement, which in turn would bring in tax revenue to pay for the bipartisan package. Whoddathunk it? Anyway, those anti-tax groups sent a letter … Continue reading

Posted in Ayn Rand's Grave, Feast of Saint Ronnie, Tax Cheat, tax reform, Taxes | 7 Comments