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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Sunday, January 23, 2022

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To Get America Moving, Tax Financial Transactions

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BY JIM HIGHTOWER The financial transaction tax is not an idea whose time has just now come; it simply has returned. From 1914 to 1966, our country taxed all sales and transfers of stock. The tax was doubled in the last year of Herbert Hoover’s presidency to help us recover from the Great Depression. Today, […]
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Jim Hightower
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