Elizabeth Warren is On the Job!

Thom plus logo American corporations have been running a con job for years. They declare to their stockholders and their CEOs that they've made huge profits, and then distribute billions of those profits to those same shareholders and CEOs. Then they turn around and tell the IRS that they didn't make any money at all, it was a really bad year, and they therefore don't have to to pay any taxes.

The largest percentage of major corporations in America to pay no taxes whatsoever happened last year as a result of the GOP tax scam.

Elizabeth Warren has A solution to the problem: pay 7% tax on all profits that corporations declare publicly to their stockholders and CEOs. It's a small start, but an important one.

-Thom

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Thom plus logo The sales pitch by so-called "moderate Democrats" and Republicans who take money from the insurance companies is that people "don't want to get kicked off their existing employer-provided health insurance plans." But workers don't make the choice of plans, their employers do.

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Eric Utne, Founder, Utne magazine
From Cracking the Code:
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to understand how to respond when they’re talking about public issues with coworkers, neighbors, and friends. This book explores some of the key perspectives behind his approach, teaching us not just how to find the facts, but to talk about what they mean in a way that people will hear."
From Unequal Protection, 2nd Edition:
"If you wonder why and when giant corporations got the power to reign supreme over us, here’s the story."
Jim Hightower, national radio commentator and author of Swim Against the Current