In his challenge, issued in a Time Magazine interview last week, Buffett promises to match voluntary contributions aimed at reducing the deficit by "all Republican members of Congress, and I'll even go three for one with (Senate Minority Leader Mitch) McConnell."
as there are plenty of write offs. One of which is, I believe, donations to churches. My brother was a Mormon for a while (only two years) and they are supposed to tithe 10% of their income. If Mittens income is $2 million or $2 billion, the percentage would proportionally change.
the Republicans, what with the 75 year retirement funding requirement.
Question: Was it lobbying from UPS, Fed Ex, DHL that led to that legislation?
Essential reading for all members of the Thom Hartmann community.
As a content producer I state that the law should NOT be used to do something the MAJOR campaign contributors could do themselves tomorrow. All they have to do is release everything all at once instead of dribbling content out to theaters, then DVD, then TV, etc. iTunes killed record stores because they went WITH the tech, not against it. Laws already exist dealing with piracy and if the studios would just use extant tech and insert unique ID codes in content audio any illegal copies could be traced to the original offender.
The link below to Finanacial Tyranny: Defeating the Greatest Cover-Up of All Time gets you to a very long, yet super informative, read. The 2nd link gets you to a short synopsis by Steve Beckow. You will probably want to read the entire article at divinecosmos.com, however, if you don't have time right away, I suggest that you read the synopsis right away. Knowledge is power and the 99.999% of us need to know what this article uncovers.
The internet (information superhighway) while may be creating some jobs is also killing many traditional businesses that hire people and pay taxes. It is now time to reconsider the tax free status Congress has granted the internet, and level the playing field for all.
If "censoring the Internet" means protecting copywrited works, then we should censor the Internet. That phrase is a red herring anyway. Everyone thinks of China and their attempts at internet restrictions, which is so Ironic, because China has been death to copywrited works. Copywrite protections does not equate to censoring the internet!
Really Pocan?! Not even an associates degree from one of Wisconsin’s very VERY fine technical colleges?
Tammy Baldwin received 70% of campaign contributions ($755,154) from outside her district and she received 60% of campaign contributions ($650,504) from outside her state.