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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Donald Trump denied any collusion with Russia in the 2016 election but said on Thursday he spoke "for myself", leaving open for the first time the possibility that some of his staff may have been involved. read more

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

After footage of a child playfully demanding an apology of Vice President Mike Pence after an accidental blow went viral, Fox News commentators mocked the child for being a so-called "snowflake." The mother of the child asked Monday that Fox News issue an apology, noting that her 10-year-old boy is on the autism spectrum and has been taught to practice social interactions. By Tuesday morning that apology had come. read more

A senior European intelligence official told the Associated Press that his country might stop sharing information with the United States if it confirms that President Donald Trump shared classified details with Russian officials. read more

Friday, May 12, 2017

President Trump on Thursday said he was thinking of "this Russia thing with Trump" when he decided to fire FBI Director James B. Comey, who had been leading the counterintelligence investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Recounting his decision to dismiss Comey, Trump told NBC News, "In fact, when I decided to just do it, I said to myself, I said, 'You know, this Russia thing with Trump and Russia is a made up story, it's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should have won.'"

Parents do the most for their kids, so when Keenan Watkins' 10-year-old Aayla asked him to play babysitter to her doll named Davey for the day (and find him an outfit), the father of two couldn't help but oblige. He headed to the Goodwill near North Vernon, Indiana, strapped the doll into his cart and began his search for the perfect outfit. A sales associate was moved by his dedication to his daughter after helping him located some clothes for the doll, and took to the Love What Matter's Facebook page to share the touching sight with others. read more


No. We are supposed to be equal in this nation. The percentage should be the same no matter who the taxpayer is. The rich still pay more than anyone else and it's fair.

It's not the govt business how it affects someone. That's the individual's business.

#138 | Posted by boaz

god I hate this fallacious argument.

the poor and middle class do NOT pay less taxes. You MUST include all taxes


It's total tax burden by income group. And as you'll see, every income group is paying something, and the rich aren't paying much more, as a percentage of their incomes, then the middle class.

and that graph doesn't include things like tolls

When politicians try to convince you that half of Americans aren't really paying taxes, it's usually because the real data undermines their preferred policies. For instance, you wouldn't look at these numbers and think tax cuts for the rich need to be a huge priority. And that's one reason people who want more tax cuts for the rich don't like to show you these numbers.

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