Friday, June 23, 2006
INTERESTING US HEADLINE COMBO
GOP-Run Senate Kills Minimum Wage Increase
House passes bill to permanently reduce estate tax
Nice of the poor to help out the rich that way.
As a corollary:
U.S. Losing Its Middle-Class Neighborhoods
"Middle-class neighborhoods, long regarded as incubators for the American dream, are losing ground in cities across the country, shrinking at more than twice the rate of the middle class itself. In their place, poor and rich neighborhoods are both on the rise, as cities and suburbs have become increasingly segregated by income..."
Meanwhile, in the dark corridors of democracy...
And from the Beeb: US bosses earn an average salary 262 times the average worker's.
Also, Warren Buffett calls for retention of the Estate Tax
"Permanently repealing estate taxes is a long-sought Republican goal." Wonder why.
How you gonna vote on that in November? An honest result would be about 100,000,000 against to 1000 or so in favor of repeal...
Posted by Robert Brady on Friday, June 23, 2006