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November 03, 2005

Al Franken vs. Affirmative Action

Over the past fifteen years, what percentage of African-Americans would you expect Al Franken to have hired? Certainly no less than 20%, or at the very absolute lowest 10%, right? Try 1%. How many people total has he hired anyway?

Those facts and more are reported in the Amazon best-seller "Do As I Say (Not As I Do): Profiles in Liberal Hypocrisy" from Hoover Fellow Peter Schweizer.

Ted Kennedy has fought for the estate tax and spoken out against tax shelters. But he has repeatedly benefited from an intricate web of trusts and private foundations that have shielded most of his family's fortune from the IRS.

But, wait, there's more! One of those trusts was set up in Fiji. Think he's preparing an escape route if it hits the fan?

Continuing our exotic tour:

[George] Soros says the wealthy should pay higher, more progressive tax rates. But he holds the bulk of his money in tax-free overseas accounts in Curacao, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands.



Posted in StuartSmalley at November 3, 2005 10:01 PM

Comments

It's to bad time machines don't exist, if they did, you righties could go back to the DARK AGES where you would fit right in.

Posted by: rb at November 9, 2005 06:38 PM


Monitoring Air America Radio [TM] so you don't have to.








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