Walmart’s Top-To-Bottom Taxpayer Subsidies

Walmart’s Top-To-Bottom Taxpayer Subsidies

Low-income families weren't the only ones hurt by cuts to food stamps last fall. Top Walmart executives also took a hit. The cutbacks ate into the discount giant’s sales because s ...

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Congress Considers Tax Breaks From Horse Racing To Stock Car Racing

Congress Considers Tax Breaks From Horse Racing To Stock Car Racing

By Maria Recio, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Horse racing may be thought of as the sport of kings, but the National Thoroughbred Racing Association says breeders and ...

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5 Reasons The Deficit Has Fallen By Nearly $5 Trillion (And Why That’s A Bad Thing)

5 Reasons The Deficit Has Fallen By Nearly $5 Trillion (And Why That’s A Bad Thing)

This year's deficit will likely be $514 billion, down about a quarter from last year's deficit of $680 billion, which was down by more than a third from the year before. "Since 20 ...

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5 Examples Of How The GOP’s Deficit Obsession Is Complete B.S.

5 Examples Of How The GOP’s Deficit Obsession Is Complete B.S.

After years of ranting about the deficit, Republicans celebrated the news that it had been cut by almost two-thirds by completely ignoring it and finding some other disingenuous t ...

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