Category Archives: Bush Tax

One Less Thing To Worry About, Courtesy of “Chuck” Grassley

One Less Thing To Worry About, Courtesy of “Chuck” Grassley I don't know nearly as much as Chuck when it comes to many things, but I don't think he's found an answer to this one. This article, widely published today … Continue reading

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Leach Votes to Cut Estate Tax

  Leach Votes to Cut Estate Tax By Jason Friedman “Well, it looks like the House leadership is putting the reins on Jim Leach these days, despite the fact that its election season when he likes to remind of us … Continue reading

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Working Toward Economic Justice in the QC

      Working Toward Economic Justice in the QC: By Caroline Vernon “Tax-Day” Leadership planning session and Wake-Up Walmart Demonstration We couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day to “get active“. Over a dozen community leaders and concerned citizens started … Continue reading

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HIDDEN SACRIFICE: Analysis Discovers Big Cuts Ahead for Iowa in Bush Budget

HIDDEN SACRIFICE: Analysis Discovers Big Cuts Ahead for Iowa in Bush Budget Iowa Fiscal Partnership Behind the curtains of George W. Bush’s five-year plans for domestic services are substantial cuts to Iowans. These were not evident from the widely circulated … Continue reading

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Nussle Uses False Arguments to Defend Soaring Federal Deficits

Nussle Uses False Arguments to Defend Soaring Federal Deficits IowaDemocrats.org Nussle Claims 9/11 is to Blame; Facts Show Tax Cuts, Increased Spending Are the Real Cause DES MOINES – Jim Nussle once again tried to justify soaring budget deficits to … Continue reading

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Tax cuts adversely impact programs for the poor

  Tax cuts adversely impact programs for the poor gazetteonline.com The following Letter to the Editor was published in the Cedar Rapids Gazette   by Ellen Fisher The Gazette's Nov. 11 editorial, “Tightening government's belt”, applauded congressional efforts to cut … Continue reading

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Exxon Mobil Posts Highest Profit In Company History

Exxon Mobil Posts Highest Profit In Company History Good Grief. Exxon Mobil Corp., the world's largest publicly traded oil company, on Thursday said quarterly profit surged 75 percent to nearly $10 billion, raking in a bonanza from record oil prices. … Continue reading

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Howard Dean’s Statement on Frist Push for Estate Tax

  Howard Dean's Statement on Frist Push for Estate Tax U.S. Newswire Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean released the following statement in response to reports that Republican Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist will push for a vote on Repealing … Continue reading

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The Looting of America – A National Tragedy

The Looting of America – A National Tragedy by Randall Rolph, Nashua, Iowa In the aftermath of the catastrophic hurricane that has inflicted great harm on the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, the nation is seeing and realizing the … Continue reading

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Food Stamps: A 7 Percent Solution?

Food Stamps: A 7 Percent Solution? Iowa Fiscal Partnership Budget negotiations in Washington in the coming weeks may set some outlines for the kind of cuts that may be expected from the Agriculture committees in the House and Senate. Senators … Continue reading

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