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  1. C

    White House gender pay gap more than triples under Trump

    The pay gap between male and female White House staffers has more than tripled in the first year of the Trump administration, according to an analysis by economist Mark Perry of the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank. The current Trump pay gap is considerably higher than...
  2. tecoyah

    How to pay for Trumps Wall.

    It seems Trump has finally explained how Mexico will pay for his wall: "Donald Trump said he would force Mexico to pay for a border wall with the United States by blocking Mexican immigrants from sending money back home, the Republican presidential front-runner told The Washington Post in a...
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    Syria must pay but Israel rides FREE!

    Hypocrisy on Chemical Weapons. BOMB Syria but APPLAUD and Protect Israel “I will never apologize for the United States of America — I don’t care what the facts are.”…President George H. W. Bush (the father) _____________________ Yes, Mr. President ,Israelis using phosphorous bombs to...
  4. myp

    Hayek suggested a capital levy to pay for the war

    Ran across a quotation from Hayek about capital levies today as someone was comparing the Cypriot situation to Britain in the past. Turns out Hayek had suggested a wealth tax to help pay for WII: "There might… be a strong case for a capital levy on old wealth, payable partly in shares of the...
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    CEO pay

    High CEO Pay Could Draw Renewed Attention in Election Year | Graziadio Business Review | Graziadio School of Business and Management | Pepperdine University That was then..... .....This is now CEO Compensation -- Table - WSJ.com
  6. chris7375

    Obama Congressional Pay Increase blocked.

    Really the entire country is struggling to make ends meet so you solve this by increasing your pay. I have to give applaud John Barrow for his stand. http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/dem-representative-moves-block-obamas-congressional-pay-increase_692451.html
  7. L

    How long to pay the mortgage?

    Hi, I was wondering about this: 1. How long did it take for our parents to pay a mortgage, and how much of their salary took? 2. How long does it take for us (people between 30 and 40 years old) to pay our mortgages, and how much does it take of our salaries? Thanks in advance!
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    Post: #1 Thanks to US Tax System! Obama pays 20% but you and I pay 30%Do you really k

    Do you really know what is wrong with this country? Wealthy are becoming richer and richer and the rest are filling the belly of the corporate best with their sweat and blood. Read full Article: Thanks to US Tax System! Obama pays 20%, Romney Pays 15% but you and I pay 30%
  9. myp

    Treasury freezes CEO pay at AIG, Ally, and GM at 2011 levels

    The three companies which received bailout money and have not paid it all back yet are getting some stricter rules from the Treasury including freezes on CEO salary and some cuts for senior level executives. Ah when the government starts running businesses... (not that the pay cuts are not a...
  10. C

    Obama pay freeze for federal workers dishonest; 1.1 million still get pay raises

    HEADLINE: Obama pay freeze for federal workers dishonest; 1.1 million still get pay raises OVERVIEW: The Obama pay freeze for federal workers is a fraud since more than 1 million federal workers still get pay raises while America is mired in double-digit unemployment. LINK...
  11. myp

    Obama proposes 2 year freeze on federal worker pay

    In an attempt to show that he is willing to cut and work with the GOP, President Obama has proposed a 2 year freeze on federal salaries. It is estimated to save $2 billion in fiscal 2011. source: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6AS3AY20101129 In my opinion, it might be a good notion, but...
  12. R

    Insurance mandate: Should the healthy pay for irresponsibility?

    Many Democrats are arguing that an insurance mandate is necessary so that everyone will be forced to get health insurance. This is for the sake of cost sharing; nowadays, for instance, many consumers are looking to tighten their belts and find savings everywhere they can. One bet many poor...
  13. myp

    Israel to pay United Nations for damages

    Israel has agreed to pay $10.5 million to the U.N. for damages from their war on Gaza last winter. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has originally demanded $11.2 million, but upon discussions with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barack it looks like they settled on $10.5 million. Thoughts...
  14. C

    US taxes - would you pay more to get more?

    For me, a major and time-consuming event this week was doing my income tax return and filing it. Mine are fairly simple, and I use tax software, so it isn't too onerous. But it started me thinking about our tax structure. The US has an extremely low personal income tax rate. Much as we...