Wertfrei Wednesday: ‘Poor’ Myths


              “If only they would work harder”…”They enjoy living in abject poverty”… “They’re just looking for handouts”…”I don’t want my money going to the lazy and shiftless” We’re all familiar with the usual soundbites from upper middle class and the upper classes about the lower middle and poor class…… Continue reading Wertfrei Wednesday: ‘Poor’ Myths

Wertfrei Wednesday: American Taxes


“The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets” — Will Rogers http://itsamoneything.com/money/quotes-on-taxes-quotations-about-taxation-how-taxing/ There’s no secret that America’s tax system is convoluted, confusing accountants, tax consultants, lawyers not to mention the public. Who can forget Mitt Romney’s tax issue questions during his presidential run? Even though “Corporations are People” they…… Continue reading Wertfrei Wednesday: American Taxes

Wertfrei Wednesday: Equality Under the Law


There is all different kinds of Equality: there is human rights equality, marriage equality, housing equality, racial equality but I want to talk about Income INequality, right here in the good old US of A. Corporations are people, Money is Free Speech, Income Based Laws–you’ve read the headlines, heard the talking heads explain why you,…… Continue reading Wertfrei Wednesday: Equality Under the Law