….written by Eric Heller…
I know, you are aghast. One theme you’ll see often here at Changeany1thing is how the working and middle class (you know, “the people”) have been getting shafted through a generation of deregulation. That’s why we need a “re-regulation” movement. Or maybe just a “democracy movement”. But I digress.
Now here comes a truly revelatory book by NY Times reporter David Cay Johnston called Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (and Stick You With the Bill). “Did you know that big box stores get to keep all the sales tax when you make a purchase? You are subsidizing that new Home Depot every time you buy a light bulb.
And dig this:
It would be nice if the “liberal media” would make a storm out of this now and again but I guess they’re too busy covering Hillary’s emotional moment.
January 12, 2008 | Filed Under Blog |