How Amazon Paid $0 Federal Income Tax in 2018

How Amazon Paid $0 Federal Income Tax in 2018

Amazon is a very sophisticated tax player. Amazon is very much the canary in the coal mine. They’re really doing what a lot of politicians wish more companies would do. Amazon is a huge company, but you know just how huge it really is. We start with amazing Amazon somewhere CEO Jeff Bezos is smiling. […]

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Why Medical Bills In The US Are So Expensive

Why Medical Bills In The US Are So Expensive

They billed our insurance company over $3 million for the cost of transplant. Then I have another EOB right after it was it was another $1 million.So you’re looking at a $4 million transplant. I don’t know what people do without insurance. How could you even begin to pay that? We hear so much about […]

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Why The U.S. Government Pays Lockheed Martin Billions

Why The U.S. Government Pays Lockheed Martin Billions

Lockheed Martin is the top grossing defense firm in the world, and the U.S. government supports that business to the tune of over $37.7 billion. It surpasses its closest competitors, Boeing and Raytheon, by nearly $20 billion in arms sales. These funds are granted by Congress to provide equipment that enables the U.S. military to […]

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Can Ranked-Choice Voting Change U.S. Elections?

Can Ranked-Choice Voting Change U.S. Elections?

Washington is totally broken. Washington is broken, Washington right now is broken. Nothing will get done in Washington this year because Washington is broken. For years now, politicians have been telling the American public that they can’t deliver their campaign promises because of the gridlock in Washington. But with so much at stake, from health […]

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How Government Cheese Became Welfare For Farmers

How Government Cheese Became Welfare For Farmers

Government cheese. You probably won’t find it in anyone’s fridge today, but you might still catch glimpses of it in pop culture. It made its way into iconic standup sets and SNL sketches. You’re gonna end up eating a steady diet of government cheese. It’s become a signifier of urban poverty for artists from New […]

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