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February 9, 2023

New RW media lie is spreading. Biden IRS going after waitress' tips.


Biden's IRS plans to crack down on waiters' tips
'They're coming after waitresses' tips now,' tax expert Mike Palicz says

Those 87,000 new IRS agents that you were promised would only target the rich," tweeted Mike Palicz, federal affairs manager at Americans for Tax Reform. "They're coming after waitresses' tips now."

When you rebut this propaganda at other sites it’s good to know that the ‘expert’ quoted is Mike Palicz - one of Grover Norquist’s ATR goons.

If you search the story you can see it spreading quickly on all the RW news sites, Reddit forums, and wherever tipped employees of all services congregate.
If you’re an activist DUer you know this type of propaganda needs quick countering before it takes hold.

February 1, 2023

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a must read, especially today.


Today there was only enough room to deal with two major issues: the police killings of two men that have caused anguished protests—and a series of Ron DeSantis decisions that need to cause anguished protest.

I tried to do a deep dive into the police shootings so I could do more than express anger and frustration. I wanted to look at the causes.

DeSantis is like a grenade thrown in the middle of American culture, shredding our beliefs and values, all for his personal ambition. Where Trump was a bumbling idiot, DeSantis charges forth with robotic disregard for the Constitution and human compassion. Every choice he makes reduces health, safety, and individual freedom. He is Voldemort with a fancy haircut.

BTW, who knew he was a fan of Janis Ian?

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