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GE evades federal taxes, reaps $3.2 bill in deductions

March 31, 2011


The following is an article I wrote for my school paper. In the American economy, businesses pay 35 percent of their incomes in federal taxes, the highest rate in the world. The purpose of this is to give back to the government and people who helped to generate their wealth. But last year, American company, […]

Wisconsin GOP pushes anti-union law through

March 10, 2011


Yesterday, the 18 republican members of the Wisconsin legislature split the budget bill that once contained state expenditures¬†and a union busting law and passed it in an 18-1 vote which lasted under 30 minutes. Since the bill originally contained a spending feature, a quorum (certain percentage of attendance) was required for the bill to be […]