As long as the GOP tax law was screwing over blue-state homeowners (i.e., the “right” people), Donald Trump and his minions didn’t seem to care much. But this is one voting bloc he probably doesn’t want to piss off: truckers. According to a story in Mother Jones, long-haul truck drivers are...

  • April 15, 2019

A new analysis from the Center for American Progress has found that the tax cuts the GOP enacted in 2017, which Donald Trump has repeatedly lauded as the biggest in American history (cue Ron Howard: they weren’t), magically morphed into tax increases for more than 10 million American families. While campaigning...

  • April 14, 2019
  • 1

This is the bludgeon we can use to pulverize Trump from now until November 2020: x Let me be subtle here: Trump proposes $845 billion Medicare cut. Trump proposes $845 billion Medicare cut. Trump proposes $845 billion Medicare cut. Trump proposes $845 billion Medicare cut. Trump proposes $845 billion Medicare...

  • March 11, 2019

The last we heard on the subject, the average American’s tax refund was off 8.7 percent from last year, and people thought that augured poorly for Republicans. Today, the news is even worse for the Grand Old Pity Party. According to the IRS, the average refund so far this tax...

  • February 23, 2019

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...

  • February 15, 2019

They’re just waking up, I know just what they’ll do. Their mouths will hang open a minute or two, then the boobs down in Trumpville will all cry boo-hoo. Below is just a small sampling of Twitter reactions from taxpayers who expected a bigger refund following the passage of the GOP...

  • February 5, 2019

Why did it take this long to have a substantive discussion about our country’s (notoriously poorly understood) marginal tax rates? And why did it take a 29-year-old political neophyte to shatter the Overton window when it comes to our plutocrat-friendly tax system? Something’s happening, folks, and it’s seismic. The political...

  • January 18, 2019

How many people does Donald Trump have to screw over financially before we all stop believing him? If he were selling a couch on Craiglist I’d bring a Taser and a bomb-sniffing dog with me. So why would anyone trust him when he says shit like this? “We expect to have...

  • September 16, 2018

Donald Trump said the Republican tax bill would boost the average family’s disposable income by $4,000. Donald Trump said wealthy people like him would lose big after the bill was passed. Donald Trump says a lot of things. Hardly any of them are true. And here’s the stark proof that, when...

  • August 13, 2018
Available for Amazon Prime