Because they pay too much in taxes--
To feed the poor and fight the axis--
The rich are truly discommoded.
It spoils the fun of being loaded.
There is a stunning disconnect between the terrible budget shortfalls
facing states and localities and the priorities of federal tax-cutters.
States face budget deficits of more than $60 billio
The same week that New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced his
plans to close eight city firehouses, Mike Wallace, John Jay College
professor and bard of New York, held a conference on "Ne
On election morning, I opened the front section of the New York
Times and immediately got a bad feeling. Positioned prominently on
page A3 was an eye-catching and ominous ad.
The late John Rawls was, by all accounts, a remarkably modest and
generous person, much beloved by his friends and students, and
profoundly uninterested in the kinds of fame and celebrity perks
How much does the White House stand to save from Bush's tax cut?
As proven by this pardon,
Two facts of life prevail:
The rich have got the money
And everything's for sale.