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Billionaire Sezwhat?

In Taxes on August 15, 2011 at 9:09 pm

You may have seen the New York Times article in which billionaire investor Warren Buffett asks the U.S. to “stop coddling” him when it comes to taxes. Buffett cries foul that, for all the billions that he’s worth, he paid a mere $6.6 million in taxes last year. If that seems low, you’re right.

What Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, leaves out is the corporate taxes that have already been taken from his earnings. Let me explain:

A company makes an investment of, just to use an easy, round number, $100. For the

New York Times Accidentally Tells the Truth, Quickly Rectifies Problem

In Media, Obama on April 13, 2011 at 1:11 pm

Via Gateway Pundit

The New York Times Economix Blog published a post analyzing the first quarter G.D.P. estimates. The opening paragraph of the post declared Obama’s economic policies a failure:

At a time when the economy should be rebounding the latest GDP number for the first quarter of 2010 shows that the Obama economic policies have failed.

Co-opting the Civil Rights Movement for Monetary Gain

In Tea Party, Unions on March 25, 2011 at 9:56 am

It sort of irritates me when bloggers apologize for not posting. Either write or don’t, but don’t write about not writing ’cause that’s writing and now you sound goofy for saying that you’re not writing when, obviously, you are. So… I won’t do any of that but I will say that helping to start a Tea Party group, an activity that I am currently engaged in, is… time-consuming.

So, in lieu of my usually detailed and insightful fare, I offer this morsel (after the jump) from the Washington State Labor Council as a fresh target for your chagrin and mockery:

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