Progressive taxes are not so, um, progressive

For years, Republicans and those in the top 1 percent income tier relentlessly railed against the so-called ‘progressive tax’ system. The wealthy are, unfairly, paying more than anyone else, so the saying goes. Here’s a nice analysis that basically says “not so fast, y’all!”

Objectivity is always the victim of competition. Go ask

Last week saw yet another victim of the war on two fronts that is coverage of political campaigning on one hand, and fighting off the competition on the other hand. The editor of, a new political news website that shot to prominence, admitted that he allowed an article put up on the site which […]