When Elizabeth Warren proposed a Thomas Piketty-style wealth tax (2% annually on family fortunes over $50m, 1% more on fortunes over $1b), she ballparked the returns at $1.9-2.75t over the first ten years. Read the rest
The wit and wisdom of the Oklahoma Republican Party on Facebook:
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“The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S. department of Agriculture, is proud to be distributing this year the greatest amount of free Meals and Food stamps ever, to over 46 million people.
“Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, asks us ‘Please Do Not Feed the Animals.’ Their stated reason for the policy is because ‘The animals will grow dependent on handouts and will not learn to take care of themselves.’
“Thus ends today’s lesson in irony #OKGOP.”