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Bernie Sanders is no friend of Gordon Gekko

Hillary Clinton will not tame Wall Street. She'll talk the talk, but unlike Sanders, she won't walk the walk. She and her husband have always been a part of the problem. She defends Bill's record on Wall Street, so how can Hillary now claim to part of the solution? And by the way, Michael Douglas endorsed her.

Happy Holidays From The Economic Populist

It's that time of year to ring in the joy and revel in festivities.  Yet another year has passed and economic injustice, inequality and the great financial crisis taxpayer ripoff is further in the historical dust heap and buried under the corporate propaganda political rug.  It's also time to view funny economic cartoons.

Don't Expect Increase in Corporate Tax Rates ... Ever

No matter what party controls Congress, or who is President, corporate taxes will never increase as a share of GDP or as a share of corporate profits.  If anything, the rate will only go lower, more deductions will be added, and the same tax breaks they already have will be extended (making some permanent) — just like they did in the last spending bill.

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