SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A graduated income tax could narrow Illinois' growing income disparity, cut property — as well as income — tax bills and deliver billions of dollars in extra annual...
Mike Taillard believes that the best way to strengthen an economy is to put an economist in office, and he has one in mind for the Michigan State Senate — Mike Taillard.
The 36-year-old Benzie County financial consultant and veteran is a Democratic candidate for the state’s 35th Senate District seat. The office is currently held by Darwin Booher, who will vacate the seat this year due to term limits.
Today’s culture wars were foretold in tiny Floodwood, Minn., more than 70 years ago
Government health care. Racial equality. Income disparity.
Theyre familiar battles in 2017. But not so familiar seven decades ago.
Yet many seeds of todays culture wars were sown in an unlikely place and time: a Finnish farming community in rural Minnesota at the height of World War II.
Though the global conflict still raged, it was becoming clear by 1944 that the United States and its allies would win. But what kind of world would we live in when the cataclysm ended?