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As I was waking up this morning…

Published April 26, 2018 by Nan Mykel

As I woke up this morning in my usual hypnopompic  fantasy state I was thinking about the evils of capitalism–corporations personified by the Supreme Court,  taking away tips from waiters, taking away overtime from workers,  taking lives away from immigrants, planned obsolescence…

HEY!  That’s what God did!  Planned Obsolescence!!!   (That’s my funny)….

BUT also there’s this item, of several from the news:

Layoffs set to begin next month at Carrier plant Trump struck deal with …thehill.com/…/339036-layoffs-set-to-begin-next-month-at-carrier-plant-trump-struck-… Jun 22, 2017 – The Carrier plant in Indianapolis that President Trump convinced to stay open late last year will lay off more than 600 employees beginning next month … In addition, the $16 million that the company promised to invest in the facility as part of Trump’s deal will go toward automation in the factory, which would …

HOW New Tax PLAN HELPS TRUMP – N.Y. Times

Published September 30, 2017 by Nan Mykel

From NY Times via  But if the Trump tax plan goes into effect these high earners will see their tax rate reduced to twenty-five per cent—a huge reduction.

Donald Trump constantly spouts falsehoods. Sometimes he merely shades the truth outrageously. Other times he tells full-on whoppers. And that’s what he did in Indiana on Wednesday, when he said that the new Republican tax-reform plan “is not good for me.”

Trump hasn’t released his tax returns, of course, so it’s difficult to estimate precisely how much money he will save if his tax plan goes through. But since last summer, when Trump’s Presidential campaign released an initial version of his vision for tax reform, tax experts and journalists have been pointing to aspects of it that could benefit him greatly. Among others, the Washington Post’s Jim Tankersley, NPR’s Jim Zarroli, and Slate’s Jordan Weissmann have investigated different ways that Trump stands to benefit. I’ll briefly try to explain each of the reform proposals that these reporters have previously looked at, and also mention one additional way that the tax plan could end up being a boon to the President’s businesses.

 But if the Trump tax plan goes into effect these high earners will see their tax rate reduced to twenty-five per cent—a huge reduction.

How Big Monies Is Strong Arming Recalcitrant Republicans Who Oppose Trumpcare

Published June 28, 2017 by Nan Mykel

Speechless. Too bad I don’t believe in hell.

Gronda Morin

Image result for images of senator dean hellerThe big monied backed Pro-Trump PACs went into action with negative TV Ads to pressure the republican Senator from Neveda, Dean Heller as soon as he announced on 6/23/17, that he could not back the Senate’s version of Trumpcare.

This is a perfect case study in how the billionaire folks like the Koch brothers, the Mercers and others exert undue influence over the republican legislators to where they are put at risk if they put the well being and needs of their constituents first before their’s.

Image result for photos of america first policies Trump Advisers Start ‘America First Policies’ Nonprofit

As per the 6/24/17 Washington Post article by David Weigle, “(Senator Dean) Heller, the only Senate Republican facing a 2018 reelection bid in a state won by Hillary Clinton last year, announced on Friday (6/23/17) that he could not back a bill “that takes away insurance from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of…

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