Opinion

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Pay up, corporate tax dodgers

We're chumps unless we force Congress to stop tax haven abuse.

 

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Ohio tea party rep needs history lesson

Tea party leaders and the ultra-right need a lesson in history when it comes to our Founding Fathers who were  not only revolutionaries in deed, but many held far-reaching democratic ideas that the tea-baggers would denounce as "socialist."

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State budget crises and Mr. Holland's sorrow

In the coming year, states face a combined shortfall likely to exceed $112 billion.

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Public workers in the bull’s-eye

Taking advantage of the economic crisis, the Republicans and Wall Street have placed public workers in the bull's-eye of their attack.

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A parting thought

With the end of the year fast approaching, I decided to join the pundits and leave one parting thought. So here goes!

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Prosperity Santa or austerity Grinch?

If you want Obama to pass the "Lincoln test" and choose Santa over the Grinch, better get busy.

Estate tax versus Woody Guthrie

Republicans demanded "liberalization" of the estate tax on inherited wealth as the second part of their payback to the rich ... what would Woody say?

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Making a judgment on the tax deal

Looking beneath the furor: what progressives should keep in mind about the tax and unemployment insurance deal.

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Party of the rich: it’s disgusting

Instead of GOP, Republicans deserve the nickname "ROP" - Rich Only Party, and here's why.

Jobless benefits vs. taxes: deal or no deal?

Having a showdown fight on taxes, when the workers have to take a big hit at the get-go, is an invitation to greater divisions.

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