August 31st Edition

Which one of these is not like the other: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Donald Trump? Trick question! They’re all the same. At least when it comes to one part of their tax policy – the carried interest tax. Not too surprisingly, Clinton, Sanders, and, Trump, have all come out swinging against the affluent in each of their presidential campaigns. More specifically, they have all bashed hedge fund managers and other financial partnerships for receiving what they call an “unfair” tax break.

August 18th Edition

The Associated Press reported yesterday about the utter failure of a California initiative to “create” “green jobs.” Specifically, it wrote "Three years after California voters passed a ballot measure to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean energy jobs by funding energy-efficiency projects in schools, barely one-tenth of the promised jobs have been created, and the state has no comprehensive list to show how much work has been done or how much energy has been saved.

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