Wednesday, April 19, 2006

  • The GOP is having trouble making heads or tails of McCain's recent morphing into a non-maverick, go-along GW loyalist....

  • Surprise! The Wall Street Journal shilling for FOX News....

  • Next time you hear Steve Forbes blabber on about how we need a flat tax, tell him that we're nearly already there: "Without any fanfare or philosophical debate, millionaires and middle-class Americans now pay taxes at almost the same rates."

  • Some interesting tid-bits: There are 65 registered lobbyists for every member of Congress (and that's just the registered), starting salaries of lobbyists who have left Congress or administration duty is approx. $300,000, so-called special interests spend close to $200 million per month wining and dining our elected representatives.

  • From 2001 to 2004, if you were in the top 10% of income levels, your real net worth increased 6.5%, but if you were in the bottom 20% your real net worth dropped by -1.5%.
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