Shouldn't we charge Tarrifs at the same level as the country puts on goods. For example China puts a 25% tarrif on US goods, Image what would have happen if we imposed a 25% tarrif on all goods from China, or the 100% tarrif South Korea has on our goods.
This is what is happening in Indiana. Can you imagine adding this question to the ISTEp tests? They are going after teachers for posting this question. I called the news station and said the test should be thrown out and any group, no matter how prestigious, that approved this question was not qualified to make any new tests.
I've been following the events in Wisconsin fairly closely.Madison was my dad's hometown and I still have cousins there who've been marching. To answer your previous caller's question, yes, the Packers voiced their support pretty early on.
"The governor is largely doing what he said he'd do: Fix the budget mess without raising taxes or resorting to raids and tricks" What!!!!
Excerpt from, once again, page 197 – 198 of the book “Griftopia” by Matt Taibbi published by Spiegel & Grau:
I cannot believe this guy represents me. What an ass.
Please add your favorite morsels of Thom’s wisdom to this list. I have begun with three of my personal favorites. We all need to have these kernels of truth at the ready to shine light and expose the commonplace lies and deception which we confront every day:
One of the things MISSING in the public conversation about income distribution is a SPECIFIC template for or EXAMPLE of how we should be taxed (progressively).
I have never seen (or heard of) a 'PROGRESSIVE TAX PLAN' other than in general terms.
So-o-o-o, I'm proposing one.
But I don't know how to 'SPREAD THE WORD' to get this template (spreadsheet) out into the public forum for discussion. And, of course, the proposal DOES need important improvements. (I don't mind collaboration!)
Ronald Reagan fired the Air Traffic Controllers, and Scott Walker vows to be the new Ronald Reagan. And that’s the agenda for most, if not all, Republicans…and a few Democrats as well. That agenda is “take it from the needy, give it to the greedy”. This song I recorded is as vital today as it was when Reagan was in office. Just exchange the word “Reaganomics” with “Walkernomics” and it still fits like a glove. The song is called “SOLIDARITY”. It’s in Pete Seeger’s Labor Songbook - “CARRY IT ON!