The Bill Isn't Signed Yet, But Other Countries Have Already Launched a Race to the Bottom' to
Undermine New U.S. Corporate Tax Cuts. The Trump bill, which reads like a wish list for Goldman Sachs and its clients, has already triggered an aggressive "race to the bottom" in international corporate tax rates, rules and regulations. It is the exact opposite of his campaign promise to help the middle class.
What the mainstream American news has failed to notice are the global responses, including: see article. read more
"I'm flabbergasted," said Levite, who served with Hampton on the board of Circle of Friends for American Veterans from 2006 to 2009. "Those figures blow me away." read more
this episode on Kratom is brilliant. nearly all you need to know about Drug Wars is covered in the excellent discussions here.
from Brooklyn to Thailand. read more
Staab appealed the VA's decision to the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. He pointed out that the VA's regulation conflicted with a change in the law made by Congress in 2010. That change modified the language of 38 U.S.C. § 1725, which is the statute upon which the VA's regulation is based. As noted by the court, the purpose of this amendment was to "allow the VA to reimburse veterans for treatment in a non-VA facility if they have a third-party insurer that would pay a portion of the emergency care." read more
A woman on Monday accused Roy Moore of attempting to rape her when she was 16 during a press conference with attorney Gloria Allred. Beverly Young Nelson said Moore she was approached by Moore in 1975 in a Gadsen, Alabama restaurant where she worked. One night, Nelson said Moore offered her a ride home in his car. Instead of getting on the highway, Moore parked in the back of the Olde Hickory House restaurant. Nelson said she was Moore what he was doing. "Instead of answering my question, Mr. Moore reached over and began groping me, putting his hands on my breasts," Nelson said. read more