Bush Tax Cuts

Speaker Boehner, Go F@*k Yourself

Speaker Boehner, Go F@*k Yourself

In December, House Speaker John Boehner told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to "go f@*k yourself." It's long past time for Speaker Boehner to look in the mirror and say the same thing. Here's why...

Fact-Checking The Sean Hannity Playboy Interview

Fox News propagandist Sean Hannity sat down with Playboy, and though I'm not going to attempt to correct every one of his lies, it's worth spotlighting just how much wrongness he can cram into a single interview.

Obama, Bush Tax Cuts Cost Five Times More Than New Tax Hikes

Uncle Sam has a well-documented need for more tax revenue in the years ahead. And a big reason why is that between them, Presidents Bush and Obama cut taxes by more than the five times the amount of the combined new revenue hikes Obama got in January and is asking for now.

Low Capital Gains Tax Rates Fuel Record Income Inequality

A new analysis by Congressional Research Service analyst Thomas Hungerford is just the latest to show that historically low capital gains tax rates are "by far the largest contributor" to America's historically high income inequality.