Matt Damon’s statement on taxes

During an interview at the end of July, Matt Damon made a strong statement on tax fairness: “The wealthy are paying less than they paid at any time else, certainly in my lifetime, and probably in the last century… It’s […]

The New York Times: Stop Coddling the Super-Rich

OUR leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.” But when they did the asking, they spared me. I checked with my mega-rich friends to learn what pain they were expecting. They, too, were left untouched. While the poor and middle class […]

The Hill: Paul Egerman: Proud to invest in America

I love America, and have proudly invested in America. I have invested by building successful businesses employing thousands of American workers. And I have invested in our country by paying taxes. But our nation loses $100 billion a year to […]

Insight News: Ann Manning: What is the economy, anyway?

The current GOP leadership and their colleagues in the Minnesota House and Senate are the unfortunate victims of the Taxpayer’s League and Governor Tim Pawlenty’s foolish “no new taxes, ever” pledge. I suspect many Republican legislators know that the best […]