fiscal respnsibility Archive

The Freshmen 50

The Internet is a big place.  Yesterday Jim Schaefer stumbled upon The Freshmen 50 , which describes itself as an independent political action committe, "unaffiliated with any political party, group, or lobby", whose sole mission is to put "50 new fiscally and legislatively responsible citizens into the House Of Representatives in 2010."  The founder, Brian...
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Hard Numbers

By John Lumbard In 2009 the President of the United States earned $5.5 million (not including the $1.4 million he received from winning the Nobel Peace Prize, which was donated to charity).  6% of the $5.5 million also went to charity, and he thus paid taxes of $1.8 million---about a third of...
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