Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Mysteries of Mitt Romney’s Financial Records – NYTimes.com

No one should begrudge Mr. Romney or his family the wealth they have earned. But if he has not paid the taxes that apply to transfers of such wealth, this should concern us all. After all, who do you think … Continue reading

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CEOs of For-Profit Schools Make 26 Times More than Heads of Traditional Universities; Student Outcomes Many Times Worse | Alternet

There is something wrong with this. CEOs of For-Profit Schools Make 26 Times More than Heads of Traditional Universities; Student Outcomes Many Times Worse | Alternet.

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Wealth doesn’t trickle down – it just floods offshore, research reveals | Business | The Observer

So much for the “trickle down” theory: The world’s super-rich have taken advantage of lax tax rules to siphon off at least $21 trillion, and possibly as much as $32tn, from their home countries and hide it abroad – a … Continue reading

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Think Twice Next Time About Touching a Receipt with Your Bare Hands — Your Unborn Child May Thank You for It | Alternet

If you’re looking to avoid further hormonal freakouts brought on by the hated Bisphenol A ( BPA) — a frightening endocrine disruptor reportedly found in 96 percent of women but consumed more by their children, then you might want to … Continue reading

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Charts: America Has the World’s Luckiest Billionaires | Mother Jones

When you make the rules–they generally favor you: None of our main global competitors give the ultrarich such a sweet deal. via Charts: America Has the World’s Luckiest Billionaires | Mother Jones.

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GOP’s Three Biggest Fears in 2012 | Alternet

Anyone who has been around a child throwing a temper tantrum would recognize the hallmarks of today’s congressional Republican leadership: threats and bullying, finger-pointing, and running to his room and slamming the door. It’s so transparent and it raises a … Continue reading

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Be Not Fooled, Insurance Companies Still Gaming the System | Common Dreams

When will we be able to have a great healthcare system–like Israel. Maybe Pres. Romney will make it happen: Health insurance is not healthcare. Health insurance is a financial product sold to you and to me to protect our health … Continue reading

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The CEO Plan to Steal Your Social Security and Medicare

Many of the same folks who brought the economy to ruin just a few years ago are now going to come up with a plan that is supposed to set the budget and the economy on a forward path. At … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We End Poverty in America? – NYTimes.com

…because there is only so much money at any given time, and the rich want every last penny. If the 5 richest people in the world divided up all the money in the world–there wouldn’t be enough to go around. … Continue reading

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With Embrace of Israeli Socialized Medicine, Romney Completes Rare “Full Monty” Of Health Care Positions | OurFuture.org

* Has Mitt Romney always believed that government-run health care systems were more cost-efficient? Or did he just learn about how well the Israeli system worked upon his visit? * Is it now Mitt Romney’s view that the “ObamaCare” approach … Continue reading

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