Archives for October 2011

IRS Roguery is Not a New Development

IRS Roguery is Not a New Development

Tax Attorney and tax blogger Kelly Phillips-Erb said that an IRS agent hung up on her the other day in IRS Gone Bad: Are Things About to Get Worse? Over the years, I’ve represented a lot…

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Fair Share Update: Top 1% Pays More Income Tax than the Bottom 90%

Fair Share Update: Top 1% Pays More Income Tax than the Bottom 90%

David Logan of Tax Policy Blog writes in The Income Tax Burden of the Top 1%:  A Geographical Perspective: In 2009, the top 1 percent of taxpayers—1,379,822 of them—paid more than the bottom 90% combined.  Geographically, this…

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Some Truth About Income Inequality

Some Truth About Income Inequality

Courtesy of Paul Caron, here is a must-watch interview of New York University Law School Professor Richard Epstein: Richard Epstein: The Income Inequality Myth Watch Does U.S. Economic Inequality Have a Good Side? on PBS….

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Veni, Vidi, Mortuus Est

Veni, Vidi, Mortuus Est

Corbett Daly of Political Hot Sheet reports that, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shared a laugh with a television news reporter moments after hearing deposed Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi had been killed. “We came, we…

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VP Joe Biden Says Women Will be Raped if Republicans Don’t Pass Obama Jobs Bill

VP Joe Biden Says Women Will be Raped if Republicans Don’t Pass Obama Jobs Bill

I’ve heard of fear-mongering before but this latest example from Vice President Joe Biden takes the proverbial cake: If the Republicans don’t pass this bill, then rape will continue to rise. Murder will continue to rise; rape…

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