occupy,

The person at the store with food stamps isn’t the problem. A corrupt tax code that allowed 8 dudes to accumulate as much wealth as 4 billion people is the problem.

This is the criminal justice system under #capitalism: Defraud investors and the punishment is 20 years in prison. But, where’s the justice when life saving drugs is being exploited for profit?

Capitalism only leads to greed and reckless behavior where no one is held accountable. Just like Martin Shkreli who’s now the poster boy with what’s wrong with capitalism.

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Good News: Kansas Tax Cut Experiment Comes To An End As Lawmakers Vote To Raise Taxes

The failure of the trickle down economics is finally over which means:

The 👏 Koch 👏 brothers 👏 will 👏 now 👏 be 👏 paying 👏 their 👏 fair 👏 share 👏

Kansas lawmakers have voted to roll back a series of major tax cuts that became an example for conservative lawmakers around the country but didn’t deliver the growth and prosperity promised by Gov. Sam Brownback, a Republican.

A coalition of conservative Republicans, some of whom voted for sweeping tax cuts in 2012 or defended them in the years since, sided with moderates and Democrats to override Brownback’s veto of a $1.2 billion tax increase.

The law to increase taxes over the next two years comes as legislators seek to close a projected $900 million budget gap for that same period and bolster funding for K-12 schools under a Kansas Supreme Court order.

“It’s a huge vote,” said state Rep. Steven Johnson, a Republican and chairman of the House tax panel, adding that legislative leadership had explored many routes to find a tax solution that would gain sufficient support in both chambers. “It’s a huge vote for looking for an option for Kansas among limited options.”

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