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The Poor Pay More in Taxes

  (The Economic Populist) – Yes, the rich pay more in taxes (because they earn so much more) — but they don’t usually pay more as a percentage of their incomes. According to a new report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, in nearly every state, Read More

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Word and Number Games Played in Fiscal Showdown

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   It should be embarrassing enough that President Obama and House Republicans postponed making tough fiscal decisions by kicking the can down the road to New Year’s Day – when certain automatic budget cuts will go into effect unless Read More