• Twas the Night Before Cliffmas0

    This is a poem written by my colleague Michelle Booth about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations happening in Washington D.C.  Brilliant!  Please feel free to share this.  You can right click and save the image on your computer.  I’ve included the text below as well. Text: Twas the night before Cliffmas when all through the house,

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  • Why We Need a 90% Tax Rate on the Rich3

    Comedian Art Linkletter (“Kids Say the Darndest Things!”) was a big “C” conservative who believed in smaller government, lower taxes, privatizing social security and pulling oneself up by one’s boot straps.  He was a lifelong friend of Ronald Reagan, who ignored his advice to stay out of politics. Ironically,  by also ignoring his own advice,

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  • Senator Dean Heller: How About Some Ethics?0

    Open letter to Nevada Senator Dean Heller: It takes a very brave senator or representative to push to move this country forward and really work for regular people. Can you imagine our country with legislation working to benefit regular citizens? We can make our country super strong! But you must be ethical and not take money

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  • Why Won’t Congressman Joe Heck Cut Taxes?1

    There are too many things our representatives in Congress do not agree on to list here.  However, there is at least one thing virtually everyone on Capitol Hill agrees on: extending the Bush era tax cuts for the bottom 98% of Americans.  If everyone agrees on that, why not pass it?  Ask Congressman Joe Heck.

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  • Rep. Joe Heck Urged to Protect Taxpayers0

    Several Nevada residents gathered in front of the IRS Building today to present $2,000 invoices to Congressman Joe Heck for services and items that they will no longer be able to afford if their tax cuts expire. Kathleen Nelson a Navy Veteran presented Joe Heck with an invoice for physical therapy treatments for her special

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  • The REAL Fiscal Cliff: What’s the Solution?0

    To dent our debt, we need to return to proven Keynesian economics. The simple fact of life is that deficits grow during a recession. The solution is also simple, and proven.  Create demand by passing a jobs bill that targets the long-term unemployed, recent graduates and older workers, and, yes, increases the deficit in the

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