Sunday, February 27, 2011

SOME NEWS:

You Have More Money in Your Wallet Than Bank of America Pays in Federal Taxes
Zaid Jilani, ThinkProgress: "It wasn't teachers, fire fighters, policemen, and college students that caused the economic recession that has devastated government budgets - it was Wall Street. And as middle class workers are being asked to sacrifice, the rich continue to rig the system, dodging taxes and avoiding paying their fair share. In an interview with In These Times, Carl Gibson, the founder of US Uncut, which is organizing some of today's UK-inspired massive demonstrations against tax dodgers, explains .... you're paying more than the "combined income tax liability of GE, ExxonMobil, Citibank, and the Bank of America.'"
Read the Article

Tax the Rich: Minnesota's Governor Teaches Scott Walker a Lesson
Read the Article at BuzzFlash

We Are All Part of the Labor Movement Now
Read the Article at The Huffington Post

Scott Walker Appoints Political Confidante With Four Public Pensions to $90,000 State Position
Read the Article at BuzzFlash

scott walker?  FUCK HIM

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As Jim Hightower explains it, is that “the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans possess more net worth today than the bottom 90 percent of us combined. Worse, these privileged few and their political henchmen have structured a new economic ‘normal’ of long-term joblessness, low wages, no benefits or worker rights, miserly public services, and a steadily widening chasm between the rich and the rest of us.” We must restore sanity to this nation.