I am a wealthy American who supports higher taxes on wealthy people. I realize that agitating to pay more taxes is unusual. When I appeared on Fox News recently, the host, Neil Cavuto, opposed my position but also called me [...]
Originally posted on Resource Generation blog, May 24, 2010 May we all thrive by Libbey Goldberg If all of us are to thrive in the United States, we need accountability and support from our public systems of education, health, and [...]
Judy Lubow reports on Shifting Responsibility: How 50 Years of Tax Cuts Benefited the Wealthiest Americans. Listen on Free Range Longmont’s website.
Don’t blame — or favor — the rich: A new report (by rich people!) finds that the wealthy are earning much more and paying much less in taxes. As the rhetorical wars on tax policy escalate, let’s allow right up [...]
President Obama is ‘spreading the wealth,’ that is, taxing the rich and redistributing the wealth. Good policy or heavy-handed intrusion? “When you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody,” presidential candidate Barack Obama famously told an Ohio man, soon [...]
During this “tax season” some wealthy people are advocating to increasetheir own taxes. A growing network of high-income individuals and business people are calling on Congress and the President to say, “Let my tax cut go!” This dialogue was the focus [...]
Estimates Tax cuts for Wealthy Individuals between 2001-2008 Cost U.S. Treasury $700 Billion Recent Poll Shows Majority of Americans in Both Political Parties Favor Increased Taxes on Wealthy Americans Contact: Kristi Ceccarossi, 617-477-8630, ext. 307, email@example.com Boston, MA, April 6, [...]
Increasing taxes on the nation’s wealthiest Americans would collect $450 billion in new revenue, while discouraging financial speculation, strengthen the economy and provide greater transparency, fairness and simplicity to the tax code, according to a new proposal released Wednesday. During [...]