taxes

Oklahoma Conservatives Kill Jobs and the Middle Class

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Share on Facebook Killing jobs. Killing a state. Is it any wonder, young people have to leave the state to find a decent job? Public services are essential for a middle class to survive. The budget agreement announced today by legislative leaders and the Governor proposes a total of $6.778 billion in state appropriated dollars […]

Closing the Fairness Gap

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Share on Facebook President Obama talked about “tax fairness” yesterday. To illustrate the “fairness gap” I have modified a chart by the Center for Tax Justice. It charts ALL taxes paid by each income group. Unlike, Conservative commentators the CTJ didn’t single out only income taxes. You can see that our tax system is designed […]