“I want to be engaged in an honorable line of work,” he said before he left the Senate.
He said Hillary Clinton was “ineffective” for not single-handedly passing legislation as a senator.
Venture capitalists are not paying their fair share in taxes.
The carried interest income earned by managers of private partnerships is no different from the year-end bonus a shoe salesman at Nordstrom might receive -- and both should be taxed as ordinary income.
Many Americans who were hurt by the financial crisis want more done to crack down on Wall Street greed and the recklessness that caused it.
Bernie should continue to educate America. He needs to stay in not only to gather more delegates, but also to magnetize more young people to the possibilities of politics.
If Bernie Sanders really wants to be president, adoring segments alone won't get him there. He needs to take the next step: Stuff the wallets of the average voter with refunded special interest subsidies. Don't just rail against the Corruption Tax. Repeal it... and let the rest of us pocket the difference.
I must admit I got it wrong when I predicted a few weeks ago that Perry would stay in the race longer than Jim Gilmore, George Pataki, Lindsey Graham, Rick Santorum, and Bobby Jindal. But that doesn't mean we can't have some fun betting who will drop out next!
Because of something called carried interest, the top 25 hedge fund mangers paid a lower tax rate than the average kindergarten teacher in 2014. Billionaire hedge fund managers don't need a tax break, and there is no reason this loophole should exist.
It is time that anyone running to be POTUS does more than lip service to one of the most egregious tax evasion schemes and one of the biggest contributors to the 1 percent stealing from the 99 percent.