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    America’s Need for a Tax Increase

America’s Need for a Tax Increase

Republicans and the TEA Party renounced their loyalty to our nation and gave their pledge to a lobbyist a couple of years ago. Grover Norquist convinced them to sign a document promising to vote against any form of tax increase. More value was given to one man than to the entire population of the United States. America needs tax increases to survive. From the time I was a boy, I

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    The Republican 47 Percent Argument Has Reared Its Ugly Head Once Again

The Republican 47 Percent Argument Has Reared Its Ugly Head Once Again

Written by Ebony Satcher:  Another Republican candidate makes the 47 percent comment. Republican candidate Cresent Hardy, running for Congress in Nevada, said Romney was right about 47 percent of Americans are looking for a hand out. Hardy said in a video posted online by the Nevada State Democratic Party, “The 47 percent is true. It’s bigger now.” Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney made similar remarks in 2012 at a private fundraiser,

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