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FORBES Magazine’s “Titans of Philantrophy”: What’s THEIR “Fair Share?”

Posted on September 18th, 2012 by cincinnatus

FORBES magazine just released a splashy new cover photo, showing its “Titans of Philantrophy.” http://www.forbes.com/sites/randalllane/2012/09/18/inside-the-126-billion-forbes-cover/ The photo shows Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, Melinda French Gates, Pete Peterson, Leon Black, Jon Bon Jovi, Marc Benioff, David Rubenstein, Steve Case, Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen and Marc Andreessen… and credits them with an estimated combined net worth of […]

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Job creation and taking money that isn’t yours.

Posted on September 8th, 2012 by dzynrbob

Using taxes to ‘create’ jobs. Sounds nice, doesn’t it? Or does it? Let’s say we encourage everyone to steal a tv set. Then, the victim’s insurance company will pay for the victim to buy a new one, causing more durable goods to be sold, thus bolstering the economy. Ridiculous, right? What is the difference in […]

What if United Way ran the IRS?

Posted on June 24th, 2012 by cincinnatus

Launch Blog, Category 3: Taxes and Economy   What if United Way ran the IRS? After getting shunned and booed at Occupy Wall Street protests, we recently have been treated to sit-ins of billionaires and Hollywood-types starting their own populist Movement, “Raise our taxes!” It’s a pretty easy thing to say when already you have […]