Take the Poll on the Middle Class Rip Off: President Trump's and the Republican Party Tax Cuts Have Increased My Federal Tax Liability

Did President Donald Trump get bamboozled by his own Republican Party? Or is he simply a liar and or stupid? One thing is certain. As a so-called billionaire, President Trump received a nice tax cut at my expense as of January 1, 2018. 366 more words

Morally bereft political calculus

Dear President Trump,

Although it has apparently already slipped below the “this is top news” section of the WP, there was a lengthy article this morning about the gun violence school walk out yesterday. 415 more words

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How the Rich Keep Our Attention Diverted While They Financially Rape Us With the Help of the Corporate News Media

Republican Party leaders, such as the Bush family, Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan, and Orrin Hatch are awesome at this. So instead of Republican grassroots voters thinking how grotesque and anti-Jesus income and wealth inequality have become in the USA, they are led to think about war against Christmas, the Muslim peril, terrorism, President Obama is going to take your guns, the war against white males, transgender bathrooms, abortion, undocumented immigrants and much more. 372 more words

Sunday glums

Dear President Trump,

How was your weekend? How many rounds of golf did you get in? I hear you were “joking” about a constitutional amendment to allow some president, some day, perhaps even you know who, to serve as many terms as they are “elected” to. 434 more words

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Ultimate Dilemma

The ultimate dilemma is the proper balance between taxation and welfare. The core of economic ideology is based on it. The alternatives cover the whole spectrum, from no welfare at all to the extreme punishment of wealth and its redistribution. 343 more words

Philosophy Of Economics

A handy tool of mass destruction

Dear President Trump,

Where to begin? You know how in the “olden days” when people (mostly white people) thought it was just fine to dump all their sewer and garbage in whatever waterway they happened to be near or over the edge of a cliff not too far away? 411 more words

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Darling of Davos

Dear President Trump,

I’ve got at least one more letter coming about your plan to allow healthcare providers to discriminate against LGBT people and those needing abortion care, but today I want to focus on the Davos conference. 408 more words

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