Economics

This Isn’t What’s Wrong in Washington

Courtesy of Americans Against the Republican Party, with over 7,600 likes and 6,900 shares.  It’s also been put up by Liberal America, with about 1/3 of the traffic.  This meme claims the capital gains tax…



Did the Income Tax Fund the Civil War?

Courtesy of Liberal and Proud of It, with over 8,000 likes and 4,000 shares.  This meme is a jab at Bush and other neocons about not paying for the Iraq War.  By bringing up the…



Fallacy of the Walmart Food Stamp Subsidy Argument

Courtesy of Jobs With Justice, although countless others outlets have repeated this same argument.  This data comes from a study by one of the most respected and disciplined group of academics in the nation, the…



What Does Socialism Actually Mean?

Courtesy of Americans Against the Tea Party. This meme is implying that North Korea, Nazis, communist regimes, and a guy taking your money with a gun aren’t socialist, while roads, fire departments and healthcare providers…