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Austerity chieftains want to give 'corporate pirates' a big tax break while chopping safety net
You remember Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, right? Co-chairs of the National Fiscal Commission bearing their name? The austerity freaks who want to eviscerate Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and every other New Deal or Great Society program designe from Daily Kos Read more »
'Fix The Debt' Companies Would Reap Up to $173 Billion From New Territorial Tax System, Report Finds
The founders of a controversial debt reduction group are advocating for corporate tax reform that could save companies involved with the group billions of dollars, even as the group is pushing for cuts to social safety net programs, a new report says. Co from The Huffington Post Read more »
Has the Deficit Monster Been Defeated?
By David Wessel Is it time to declare victory in the war on the deficit? “Yes!” shouts the Center for American Progress (CAP), a center-left think tank populated, in part, by former Clinton and Obama administration aides, in an analysis released Thursday from Wall Street Journal Blogs Read more »
TechCrunch: Facebook To Webcast First-Ever Stockholders Meeting on June 11
TechCrunch reports that Facebook has announced that it is going to webcast its first stockholders’ meeting on 11 June.Â The main agenda of the meeting will be the election of Facebook’s board of directors. The candidates include Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl S from Digital Media Wire Read more »
Column: Does America have the will to take on its crushing debt?
America was shocked two years ago when the Standard and Poor’s rating agency downgraded U.S. credit for the first time in history. The top U.S. credit analyst for S&P says that, lacking a deficit solution, America’s credit rating is likely to be downgrad from MLive.com Read more »