Tax Day at a bank near you

Bank of America, Citibank, GE, Exxon Mobil and billionaire CEOs were all found guilty today - on the streets of New York and around the country.


Obama deficit plan met with praise, criticism

President Obama's policy speech on lowering the government deficit by $4 trillion in 12 years drew both praise and criticism from labor and liberal circles.

The rich make off like bandits

Want to know why Federal and state governments are crying poverty?

Social Security and Medicare cutters, back off

Your senators and representative in Washington need to hear from you on this.

The government hostage crisis

What to do in a hostage crisis? Sometimes it seems there are no good choices. Giving in to the demands may save the hostage's life for now, but it encourages the terrorist to try again.


A real "moment of truth"

There is another way to turn around the annual deficit and ultimately eliminate the national debt.


A crock pot tax-exempt idea

A Government Accountability Office analysis showed that almost three-fifths of all American-based corporations pay no federal taxes.

“The sky is falling! The sky is falling!”

No, it's not Chicken Little, the children's fable about a chicken who believes the world is coming to an end. It's the Republicans and their tea party pals.


Fair taxation requires more brackets at the top

Some of the most affluent Americans actually pay lower effective tax rates than many middle class Americans.

Budget showdown outrage

The Republicans are playing a dangerous game, and anyone who thinks it's "all under control" should consider consuming a stiff drink as soon as possible.