Some things from the web that we liked today…
This is a stickup. Hand over your wallet. And your health care.
Mother Jones: CBO: the Senate Republican tax bill takes billions from the poor
From the perspective of rich people benefiting from slashing the corporate tax rate, the bill the Senate is currently considering — and could vote on this week — is a tax cut bill. But from the perspective of America’s poor, the bill looks more like a health care cut. CONTINUE READING
We couldn’t help getting a bit snarky on Facebook. Not when we have a guy like Trumpster Fire in the White House.
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The Intercept: WHITE HOUSE MEMO JUSTIFYING CFPB TAKEOVER WAS WRITTEN BY PAYDAY LENDER ATTORNEY
The lawyer who wrote the Office of Legal Counsel memo supporting the Trump administration’s viewpoint that the president can appoint Mick Mulvaney as acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau represented a payday lender in front of the CFPB last year. CONTINUE READING
(He lost, by the way.)
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