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Taxing Time For Some; Others, Not So Much
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Taxing Time For Some; Others, Not So Much

BY GARY EDMONDSON Monday is the last day for Americans to submit their income taxes: write that check or daydream about that refund. One year in, what has been the effect of Greed’s Own Party’s tax breaks for the rich? “The GOP tax scam gives ‘eye-popping’ payouts to CEOs, and workers pick up larger share of…

Flat Tax Proposals Won’t Solve Our Problem
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Flat Tax Proposals Won’t Solve Our Problem

BY CHRISTIAAN MITCHELL With the 2016 election cycle in full swing, the usual cast of characters has started to come out of the woodwork. I don’t mean the baffling roster of big-name candidates, also-rans, and “who?”s trying to cram into the presidential election clown car. Instead, I mean to draw attention to the schedule of…

What Citizens Want
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What Citizens Want

BY SHARON MARTIN I caught a lot of flak in 2002 when I spoke out against the invasion of Iraq. I may have been wrong about the outcome; they might eke out a democracy yet. But at what cost? We spent thousands of lives and limbs and a trillion dollars, money we’re now scrambling to…

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Time To Cut Small Business Taxes?

BY WALTER JENNY There’s a lot of frustration out there about the slow pace of economic recovery. Unemployment remains high, people are unemployed longer than ever before – and if there’s one thing we can’t afford, it’s for people to be out of work. The few available jobs pay lower wages than workers earned in…

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Simplify, Simplify, Simplify

BY SHARON MARTIN If it weren’t for taxes and tornadoes, spring would be the perfect time of year in Oklahoma. I’ve learned to live with the threat of wild weather. I think we should do something about taxes. I don’t mind paying taxes. I want the benefits one receives from a just tax system. Here’s…

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