Author: Jeff Rabinowitz

Coach Popovich

Often I have been told my blog posts go on to long. I have talked about how the tax cut won’t benefit a single working person in America. The estimated $1000 you may save will only cost you much more in other savings retracted in the bill. I have suggested we scrap the tax cut as well as many other tax corporate loopholes currently being abused, and use that money to invest in our public education system as well as seeing to it our children can recive a debt free higher education. Thats my plan moving forward running for office. Their is so much more to my plan and I invite you to visit my website jeffrabinowtzforcongress.com to read and see how I think. Moving forward I can’t promise my posts won’t be long, because our countries in a terrible crisis.Its not easy to cover these subjects in a few words. But today I want to leave you with a quote from Coach Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs. He calls Donald Trump a soulless coward. But I will go as far as saying, every Republican leader who sits back and refuses to address the pathetic, ignorant, racist approach of Donald Trump is a soulless coward. No policy agenda at all is worth losing our credibility in the world. Coach Popovich talking about the soldiers that died in Niger....

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United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has 42 members. 24 Republicans and 18 Democrats. On Nov 2 2017 Democrats took advantage of a rarely used law signed into law by President Calvin Coolidge. The law requires only 7 members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, to file a lawsuit to require Donald Trump to turn over documents regarding his hotel in Washington DC. Lets take a step back, after being elected president Donald Trump has decided to remain the owner of his Washington DC hotel and profit from it even though it violates the US Constitution Emoluments clause.. Why is it Republicans, whom claim to be the almighty champions of the constitution wont address this blatant violation? The answer, Tax Cut!! The tax cut is the most important policy agenda on their agenda. When you tell Republicans the tax cut according to some estimates may increase the deficit by 7 trillion dollars in the first 10 years. They say PERFECT! The more they cannibalize the federal budget, the more effective they are at arguing there is no money for programs like Social Security. A program they have been at war with for 85 years. In order to stop these destructive policy pursuits, we must fight the tax cut as adamantly as we did the repeal of the ACA. As well as vote Democrat...

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Ban the Box

Ban the Box is the name of an international campaign by civil rights groups and advocates for ex-offenders, aimed at persuading employers to remove from their hiring applications the check box that asks if applicants have a criminal record. Since 2015 over 100 cities or countries and 18 states have removed questions about conviction history from their public employment applications. All to often in my 25 years as a hospitality professional, I have seen young people as well as head of household family men and women. Working for an outside contractor with out health coverage, as well a s getting paid significantly less than would be if they worked directly for the company they were servicing. Simply because they made a mistake at one point in their life. If we are serious about closing the gap between rich and poor, we have to be serious about giving second chances. Its time we make Ban the Box federal...

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Who are The Koch Brothers?

Who are the Koch brothers? The Koch brothers own Koch Industries. The second largest privately owned company in America. They employ over 100,000 people. Koch industries business slogan is “Food, Shelter, Clothing, Transportation, Creating life’s basic necessities for people around the world in various industries” Long story short they own a lot of business that can operate with unskilled, low paid workers. Their second biggest endeavor is their vast policy and political network. They have committed to spend 600 million dollars in the 2018 elections. They want to repeal the Affordable Care Act, promote measures to curb organized labor, abolish public education as well as Social Security, pass the biggest tax cut ever for Corporate America, to name a few. So when you ask yourself, why is it the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. The reason is the Oligarchs and well-funded lobbyist has too much say in policy. My opinion, health is wealth. ACA eliminated class of “uninsurable” and moved us a great way closer, to making Health Care a Right not a Privilege. So lets fix it not repeal the ACA. Education: From my own experience, I have seen a great number of young people not on a path to succeed. Why? Because they lack understanding of basic financial management, as well as successful living habits. STRONG FAMILIES IMPART THIS KNOWLEDGE, but others don’t get...

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Moodys opinion of Trumps tax reform proposal

The president made it clear today his new tax proposal would not touch the popular 401ks. The only way to pay for the tax cut on the wealthy and corporate America, is to screw the middle class. How about we scrap the tax cut all together. it won’t help a single moderate income earner in America. Instead why don’t we close trillions of dollars in tax loopholes that corporate America is currently taking extreme advantage of, and invest that money in our public education system and higher education system. Ultimately reducing or eliminating the trillions of dollars in student debt, as well as building the greatest public K-12 education system the world has ever seen. These steps will actually accomplish something to improving our over all economy. The opinion of Moodys! Moody’s Analytics chief economist: Why the Republican tax plan is set up to failMark Zandi is the chief economist at Moody’s Analytics. Zandi will appear at Yahoo Finance’s All Markets Summit on Wednesday, Oct. 25. The event will be live streamed here starting at 8:30 a.m. EST. The Trump administration and Republican Congressional leadership want to go big on tax reform. They have proposed a broad set of changes to the corporate and personal income tax codes, including tax cuts and revenue raisers. While the proposal is light on many important details, taken in total, it would not add...

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