Tax breaks for the rich v. Budget Cuts for the poor: Wisconsin

By Donna Cooper | February 22, 2011 House leaders are unfortunately restricting their proposed budget cuts for the remainder of fiscal year 2011 to nonsecurity discretionary spending in an attempt to tame a $1.3 trillion deficit. This approach is especially shortsighted since the Federal Treasury loses twice as much revenue due to tax breaks than […]

Think Maybe You Won't Vote?

The big time mortgage lenders see us little guys as their personal piggy banks and they can’t seem to crack us open fast enough.  The banks are foreclosing hand –over fist. Cherie Thomas, who works for Asta Funding, a debt buyer in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., said in a 2007 deposition that she had signed 2,000 […]

Economist James Galbraith Senate testimony: Economics is a disgraced profession; blind to fraud

source with live video. “There is nothing about money that cannot be understood by the person of reasonable curiosity, diligence and intelligence…. The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is the one in which complexity is used to disguise the truth, not to reveal it. Most things in life — automobiles, mistresses, […]