As the deadlines near for Iran and world powers to reach an agreement on the country’s nuclear program — the first, on March 31, for a basic political framework — negotiations are focusing on what kind of program Iran can… Read More ›
Month: February 2015
The GOP’s state budget disaster is the best case for Big Government
By Jeff Spross The Republican Party is cutting a swath of destruction through state budgets. In Kansas, Gov. Sam Brownback’s experiment in income and business tax cuts has blown a $344 million hole in the budget for this fiscal year,… Read More ›
Worst Drought in 1,000 Years Predicted for American West
Global warming to cause historic “megadrought” by century’s end. By Brian Clark Howard Large parts of the U.S. are in for a drought of epic proportions in the second half of this century, scientists warn in a new study that… Read More ›
A Brief History of the Keystone XL in Nebraska
Exposed – Nebraska’s Unconstitutional Bill to Push the Keystone Pipeline – Occupy.com Originally published in Prairie Fire, June, 2013. By Kietryn Zychal Retired rancher Randy Thompson has become the face of the fight against TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline. His image… Read More ›
Is Business Really Investing in the US?
Business deductions, tax credits and tax incentives are legal, but look deeper into How they made it legal, through elected officials and legislation. Buffett wasn’t kidding when he said his secretary paid more in taxes than he did. It makes… Read More ›
First gray wolf seen at Grand Canyon in 70 years killed by Utah hunter
Echo, who was spotted near the north rim of the famous Arizona landmark in 2014, was shot by a man who said he mistook her for a coyote A gray wolf killed last year by a Utah hunter was “Echo”,… Read More ›
Avoidance of taxes is a form of corruption.
A legal definition from Legal Dictionary is this: Avoidance An escape from the consequences of a specific course of action through the use of legally acceptable means. Cancellation; the act of rendering something useless or legally ineffective. A taxpayer may… Read More ›
St. Kilda, Scotland -British Western Isles
The advent of film and photography gave us a visual documentary. With the advent of the Internet, the documentaries give us the ability to explore the world, without actually going there. 🙂 I hope you enjoy the visual of a… Read More ›
OECD Prepares to Close Tax Loophole
By Paul Hannon Preparations for an overhaul of the international tax system to make it more difficult for companies to shift profits to low-tax countries advanced on Friday, with an agreement to launch talks on modifying more than 3,000 bilateral… Read More ›
US Fiscal Debate Could Learn From Norway
By Mark Provost in The Progressive Press If Washington sincerely wants to reduce the budget deficit and national debt while protecting the broader economy, it should learn from other nations which have succeeded. One country stands out: Norway. Norway has… Read More ›
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