Democrats Prepare Biggest Tax Hike In A Generation For Environmentalist Scare Agenda

Democrats are preparing to pass the largest tax hike in a generation so rich people can buy electric cars.
This week, congressional lawmakers continued a marathon mark-up session for their $3.5 trillion piece of legislation with a focus on trying to control the world climate. Democrats have aimed to include a number of items to reach President Joe Biden’s stated goal of reducing U.S. carbon emissions in half by 2030, with 50 percent of new cars on the market by then part electric.

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House Democrats’ Tax Bill Lavishes Subsidies on Local News

House Democrats are keen to raise taxes on corporations, high-income earners, and users of vaping products to pay for their $3.5 trillion spending bill. But they’re cutting local newspapers some slack by slipping a special subsidy for publishers into their latest tax proposal.
Under the tax bill released by the House Ways and Means Committee this morning, local publishers would get annual tax credits of up to $25,000 for each journalist they employ, which could then be put toward their employers’ share of Medicare payroll taxes.

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House Democrats’ Tax Bill Lavishes Subsidies on Local News

House Democrats are keen to raise taxes on corporations, high-income earners, and users of vaping products to pay for their $3.5 trillion spending bill. But they’re cutting local newspapers some slack by slipping a special subsidy for publishers into their latest tax proposal.
Under the tax bill released by the House Ways and Means Committee this morning, local publishers would get annual tax credits of up to $25,000 for each journalist they employ, which could then be put toward their employers’ share of Medicare payroll taxes.

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House Democrats’ Tax Bill Lavishes Subsidies on Local News

House Democrats are keen to raise taxes on corporations, high-income earners, and users of vaping products to pay for their $3.5 trillion spending bill. But they’re cutting local newspapers some slack by slipping a special subsidy for publishers into their latest tax proposal.
Under the tax bill released by the House Ways and Means Committee this morning, local publishers would get annual tax credits of up to $25,000 for each journalist they employ, which could then be put toward their employers’ share of Medicare payroll taxes.

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House Democrats Want to Know the Truth About the Bolivian Coup

A supporter of former president Evo Morales holds a Bolivian flag during clashes with police in La Paz, Bolivia, on November 13, 2019. (AP / Natacha Pisarenko)

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House Democrats Want to Know the Truth About the Bolivian Coup

A supporter of former president Evo Morales holds a Bolivian flag during clashes with police in La Paz, Bolivia, on November 13, 2019. (AP / Natacha Pisarenko)

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The Revolution That Wasn’t

For the American left of the 1960s and early 1970s, the past refuses to stay past. Two of the most popular films nominated for Best Picture this year—Shaka King’s Judas and the Black Messiah and Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7—daubed the radicals of that era in seductively heroic hues. Reports of last summer’s massive protests against police killings of African Americans often evoked the civil rights and Black Power movements led by figures such as Martin Luther King Jr., Stokely Carmichael, and Angela Davis.

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Little Walter’s Song That Changed Everything for the Blues

In 1957 my first child with Hazel was born, Valerie. Hazel, I, and the baby moved from my brother Alvin’s home to the 1100 block of Troy Street on Chicago’s West Side. Little did I know, on the next block over, on Albany Avenue, lived Little Walter. Our back doors were catty-corner to each other.
I learned harp from Daddy and then from listening to Sonny Boy Williamson. But that learnin’ was elementary school and high school. Hangin’ with Little Walter was college. When Walter had his first hit with “Juke” in 1952, everything changed for the blues harp players.

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Little Walter’s Song That Changed Everything for the Blues

In 1957 my first child with Hazel was born, Valerie. Hazel, I, and the baby moved from my brother Alvin’s home to the 1100 block of Troy Street on Chicago’s West Side. Little did I know, on the next block over, on Albany Avenue, lived Little Walter. Our back doors were catty-corner to each other.
I learned harp from Daddy and then from listening to Sonny Boy Williamson. But that learnin’ was elementary school and high school. Hangin’ with Little Walter was college. When Walter had his first hit with “Juke” in 1952, everything changed for the blues harp players.

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