"For-profit, secular corporations cannot engage in religious exercise." says Circuit court. "A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible and
existing only in contemplation of law." Allowing a corporation to impose their religious beliefs is unreasonable and unprecedented extension of
True, however tax rates and rules have changed. Most business income is now taxed through the individual income tax code, rather than the corporate code. Between 1980 and 2010, business income income has increased fivefold, from $320 billion to more than $1.6 trillion.
The EPA plan to cut carbon emissions gives states and power companies options to continue to utilize coal for
energy, and experts said they expect coal to remain part of the national
portfolio for years to come.
Currently income earned from stock dividends and capital gains is taxed at rates far lower
than ordinary income from work. This increases income inequality and penalizes the middle and working class. Even with lucrative loopholes corporations are fleeing overseas to pay even less.
"There is no reason for an employer who is not currently providing
health care to their workers to discourage them from either getting
health insurance on the job or being able to avail themselves of the
Affordable Care Act," Obama said in the interview Tuesday.
Campaigns are still discovering how they can exploit the freedom from
regulation that the Supreme Court has granted since its Citizens United
decision in 2010. NY Times suggests that Instead of debates among the candidates, let's go straight to the top — and ask for debates among their billionaire donors instead.
All over the world countries are trying to stop nicotine addiction, but tobacco companies are delaying or
blocking implementation of
anti-smoking laws in poorer countries by tying them up in litigation, saying that their tobacco
laws violate an expanding web of trade and investment treaties.
Planned Parenthood itself does not fund candidates, but affiliates who usually have "Planned Parenthood" in their name have legally spent "millions" to support women's health issues.
Rolling Stone's Tim Dickinson explores the literally toxic—business that earned the Kochs enough money
to buy up an entire political party. They include a wrongful death
judgement, six felony and numerous misdemeanor convictions, the tens of
millions of dollars in fines, and trading with Iran. The Koch brothers don't argue the facts in Dickinson's story, instead they attack the author.