Joe Biden Says It's Time For Amazon To Start Paying Their Taxes

Completely agree: Former Vice President Joe Biden has renewed his criticism of e-commerce giant Amazon, once again turning the company into a political football that has been kicked around by presidential candidates on various issues, including taxes and delivery charges. On Friday, Biden was asked in a CNBC interview on whether the company should be…

Coronavirus Updates From Kentucky: “Coronavirus Party” Goer Gets the Virus.

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear made it official:   Beshear said all “non-life-sustaining” businesses must close to in-person traffic by Thursday evening. Exactly which businesses will be affected wasn't immediately clear Beshear’s earlier actions were along this line — closing schools, gyms, hair and nail salons,…etc.  There was a debate on what the difference was between his previous orders and…

For the first time in recorded history, Anchorage enters “extreme drought”.

Alaska's temperate rainforest is in a historic drought. The climate crisis is known to alter the Globe's rainfall patterns. The city of Anchorage was carved out of the rainforest known as Chugach. The Chugach rainforest forms a great arc around Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska.  Warming temperatures caused by human carbon emissions…

What Bernie Sanders gets right with his critique of the corporate media

For generations, the politicians consistently and publicly finding fault with the news media have largely been Republican. But as frustrations rise on the other side of the aisle this campaign season, more Democrats are speaking out, led by Sen. Bernie Sanders. His structural critique of corporate media in America is an important one and goes to…

Did 80% of GOP corporate tax cut benefits go to workers? Try 6%

So another tax season has come and gone. In this case, that means Americans can render their verdict on the first year of the signature legislative achievement of Donald Trump and his Republican allies in Congress, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Thus far, the reviews are not kind. Despite an analysis by the…

Thanks to GOP tax scam, Amazon will get a $129 million refund on $0 tax bill

So what was your tax refund this year?  Donald Trump loves to tweet-bomb Amazon, mainly because its owner, Jeff Bezos, also owns his bête noir The Washington Post, but he sure has given the company a helping hand. Thanks to Trump’s 2017 tax giveaway, also known as the 2017 Tax Cuts for Obscenely Wealthy Plutocrats and Jobs They’ll…