Japan reacted to the Trump tax cuts first.

Then Germany.

Now Australia.

I wonder how many Americans realize that Congress just started trade wars on many fronts with the GOP Tax Plan they just passed: https://twitter.com/jimgeraghty/status/944207441155231744
4th country to react to GOP Tax Plan: China.

China will temporarily allow foreign companies to not pay tax on their earnings to "promote the growth of foreign investment and encourage overseas investors to continuously expand their investment in China." https://twitter.com/internationltax/status/946848134134628352
We CAN do better. We just need better people in Congress.

Our best candidates will run in 2018 against the unfairness of the GOP Tax Plan.

Then instead of rolling back to how things were, we use the opportunity to look forward and make things better: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/12/how-to-fix-the-gop-tax-plan/549362/
To make Congress better, help your local candidates and help people in flippable districts.

3 strong candidates I support:

#WI01@IronStache #IronStache2018

#TX07@lcmoser #MoserForCongress

#CA25@jessphoenix2018 #Jess2018

#BlueTsunami2018 🌊 https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/946974179961716736
Please read this thread about why Trump’s newly passed GOP Tax Plan is fundamentally unfair to most Americans:


The Election of 2018 will be about creating an economy that works well for ALL Americans.

Being hateful has economic consequences.

A bigoted leader destroys business opportunities.

While Trump slurs, China builds roads and electric grids across Africa, gaining mining and mineral rights to create huge future wealth:


Tourism to U.S. is down since Trump took office, costing $4.6 billion and 40,000 jobs:


Decline causes are “the strong dollar and controversial policies on immigration and travel introduced by President Trump's administration”: https://twitter.com/cnn/status/955024946820014080
I’m still struggling with #GOPTaxScam math.

$1.5 trillion deficit divided by 100 million U.S. households averages $15,000 tax cut per household.

Most people I talk with are not seeing tax cuts in their paychecks.

So where did the money go?

Thread: https://twitter.com/taliosteen/status/943377591779540992
“[Rentier] countries in which companies succeed or fail because of their relationship with the leader are poorer.”

“The best path to riches is to legally bribe politicians with campaign donations.”

Important thread on rentier Trump attacking Amazon: https://twitter.com/adamdavidson/status/980070648688119808
"People who decided to be rich instead of poor, good call. This is gonna be great for you. It's a good choice. More people should make it." ~Trevor Noah https://twitter.com/repadamschiff/status/986380085153366017
Here’s a reminder that Donald Trump enjoys taking out massive loans and then going bankrupt as leverage to renege. He is digging America into deeper debt: https://twitter.com/shaunking/status/991271305306664961
China is hurting the US Farm Industry in the trade war that Trump started, not with tariffs but with canceled orders: https://twitter.com/kurteichenwald/status/991822881976979456
Senator Marco Rubio told the Economist that the GOP tax law was a boon to big corporations only, saying, “There’s no evidence whatsoever that the money’s been massively poured back into the American worker.”

That’s 66 on Amy’s must-read The List week 77: https://twitter.com/amy_siskind/status/992923376636321792
“433 corporations of the Fortune 500 have announced no plans to share their tax cuts with employees.” https://twitter.com/tomforutah/status/997654400121229312

Companies will “plow a record $1 trillion into boosting dividends and buying back their own stock this year”, instead of workers: https://twitter.com/nathanlerner/status/998670619083530240
Didn’t Republicans in Congress promise that their corporate tax cuts would trickle down to employees? Turns out they don’t. #GOPTaxScam https://twitter.com/joyannreid/status/1002046711253041152?s=21 https://twitter.com/sheelahk/status/1001840901273079809?s=21 https://twitter.com/axios/status/1000880580005892096?s=21
“The GOP tax cuts generated no additional economic growth, and were basically a giveaway to the wealthiest corporations in human history.” #GOPTaxScam https://twitter.com/brianschatz/status/1002274484651311104?s=21

Corporate stock buybacks do not grow America’s economy: https://twitter.com/johnjharwood/status/1001928843723182080?s=21
43% of American households cannot afford basics like food and rent. https://twitter.com/nathanlerner/status/1003716350190280705?s=21
Trump’s presidency is defined by corporations and wealthy individuals who spend relatively little to get billion dollar tax breaks at the expense of working American people.

It’s kleptocracy in action. “That’s some ROI” indeed: https://twitter.com/janemayernyer/status/1003685896074473472?s=21 https://twitter.com/janemayernyer/status/1002310139913883648?s=21
Policy is MOST responsible for inequality. Trickle down is a myth.

“Incomes grew by 600% for the top 0.001% of Americans since 1980… Bottom half of the population was actually shut off from economic growth with close to zero rise in their yearly income.” https://twitter.com/harvardbiz/status/1004437786139688965?s=21
Republicans in Congress PERSONALLY benefit from the 2017 GOP Tax Plan, while many working American families got tax increases.

GOP aides who wrote that tax plan are cashing in with lucrative lobbying jobs:

https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1005808048944893952?s=21 https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/1002758299492630528?s=21 https://twitter.com/chrislhayes/status/941772453189181440?s=21
Remember that the 2017 GOP Tax Plan changed last minute, led by Orrin Hatch. The #CorkerKickback personally enriched 14 GOP Senators millions of dollars with an unfair real estate passthrough income loophole.


https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/943010874926567424 https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/943009446627651584
Billionaires benefit most from the GOP tax cut.

Sheldon Adelson got a tax windfall of $650 MILLION IN ONE QUARTER and will pump dark money into 2018 GOP campaigns as reward for giving him more House money.

https://twitter.com/chrislhayes/status/1011994871312322562?s=21 https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/1010293875481632769?s=21 https://twitter.com/khanoisseur/status/994659119133949952
Koch Bros were worth $42b each in 2016. Now they’re worth $60 billion each.

GOP gave Koch Bros a MASSIVE tax cut in 2017 while raising taxes on many families.

https://twitter.com/janemayernyer/status/1008781975505850368?s=21 https://twitter.com/janemayernyer/status/1005849892399517697?s=21 https://twitter.com/janemayernyer/status/1005799033452027904?s=21 https://twitter.com/janemayernyer/status/1009081790613639168?s=21 https://twitter.com/janemayernyer/status/920713677879349254?s=21
“If you’re looking for the kind of money that can buy elections, you’ll find it inside the top 0.1% alone.”

Our world’s 25 most wealthy families are worth $1.1 trillion. More than enough to buy elections.

https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/1013803857619668992?s=21 https://twitter.com/b_ehrenreich/status/998571038727458816 https://twitter.com/i/moments/1011971466374590464
Trump tax cuts in 2017 led directly to real wages plummeting in 2018 for the American working class.

And now Trump wants another $100,000,000,000 in unilateral tax cuts for wealthy individuals.

#GOPTaxScam https://twitter.com/janemayernyer/status/1021393043579195392?s=21 https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1024034407869497344?s=21 https://twitter.com/business/status/1020645157035704320?s=21
Trump’s Justice Dept ordered the courts to dismantle pre-existing conditions protections in the Affordable Care Act.

This affects at least 130 million Americans.

52 million Americans could lose healthcare.

https://twitter.com/choo_ek/status/1004919362577285120?s=21 https://twitter.com/crampell/status/1005191811256717312?s=21 https://twitter.com/topherspiro/status/1005045906536914944?s=21

“The answer is always, ‘We can’t afford it. We’d have to do layoffs or raise prices.’ That’s just not true. The money is there. It’s just getting siphoned out of the company instead of reinvested into it.”

Trump’s trade war with China will cause prices of many goods to rise, including cellphones, tablets, laptops, monitors, videogames, toys, upholstered chairs, aluminum wheels, vacuum cleaners, furniture, footware, and Christmas ornaments.

Thanks, Trump. https://twitter.com/tradenewscentre/status/1038539452631711745?s=21

“The new tariffs start at 10% and could increase to 25% by year end… They target consumer goods, including furniture ($11b), chair seats ($10b) and computers ($8b).”


https://twitter.com/motherjones/status/1042118654916218881?s=21 https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1042027426799386624?s=21
American voters are smarter than Republicans believe.

61% of Americans know that the Trump tax cuts benefit large corporations and wealthy people at the expense of middle class families.


https://twitter.com/jrubinblogger/status/1042895658515156993?s=21 https://twitter.com/johnjharwood/status/1042893630527229958?s=21
Darkest timeline:

1. Justice* Kavanaugh judges by “what goes around comes around” credo

2. Speaker of the House Jordan kills the Affordable Care Act

3. Attorney General Graham fires Rosenstein and Mueller

Republicans in Congress, if re-elected, will:

* Kill the Affordable Care Act

* Destroy protections for pre-existing conditions

* Gut Social Security & Medicare to pay for tax cuts

https://twitter.com/kevinmkruse/status/1052197994714603522?s=21 https://twitter.com/senschumer/status/1050053956993503232?s=21
How many Americans THINK we’ll get a tax refund on April 15, but we’ll actually OWE MONEY because #GOPTaxScam?

Trump tax cuts for corporations “certainly made most Americans poorer.”

https://twitter.com/paulkrugman/status/1080158757974429696?s=21 https://twitter.com/repjoekennedy/status/1076467907704569856?s=21 https://twitter.com/rbreich/status/1076554258244194304?s=21 https://twitter.com/steverattner/status/1080092758902276097?s=21
President* Trump wants to cut Social Security and Medicare.

President* Trump wants to cut Social Security and Medicare.


https://twitter.com/tedlieu/status/1105210047855017989?s=21 https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/1092894673947963393?s=21 https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/1092651203631112193?s=21 https://twitter.com/rbreich/status/1105264643436494848?s=21
President* Trump’s administration is now actively working on eliminating the Affordable Care Act completely.

Destroying the ACA will kill all protections for pre-existing conditions.

https://twitter.com/senatorhassan/status/1123749293695930377?s=21 https://twitter.com/neal_katyal/status/1110365494303875073?s=21 https://twitter.com/teri_kanefield/status/1111271974779518976?s=21 https://twitter.com/aslavitt/status/1123712027820732416?s=21


Because President* Trump trade wars are bad and easy to lose.

https://twitter.com/rachelmcgonagi1/status/1134318662381232128?s=21 https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/1134495550081048577?s=21 https://twitter.com/sophiabush/status/1092467359061659648?s=21 https://twitter.com/tiffanybond/status/1134256181462085632?s=21
Imagine how much toothpaste and soap $102 million could buy.


https://twitter.com/mirasorvino/status/1142841962023682049?s=21 https://twitter.com/meganromer/status/1143026825750372352?s=21 https://twitter.com/nowthisnews/status/1142629096494702592?s=21
President* Trump treats America like he treats businesses:

President* Trump’s policies added $2 TRILLION to our national debt in 2 years.


https://twitter.com/sophiabush/status/1092467359061659648?s=21 https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/1092894673947963393?s=21 https://twitter.com/truefactsstated/status/1144612274537213952?s=21 https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/1103383042637291520?s=21 https://twitter.com/cherijacobus/status/1092466778142318592?s=21
President* Trump’s economy is getting worse, not better:

🍄 Economic inequality means many do not benefit.

🍄 American wages have not kept up w/ living costs.

🍄 President* Trump has NO health care plan.

https://twitter.com/luizlemuz/status/1152600837191081986?s=21 https://twitter.com/coton_luver/status/1152606139063758848?s=21
Why President* Trump owns our economic downturn:

🔹 Trump Tariffs and Trade Wars cost us $1000/PERSON EVERY YEAR

🔹 Trump Tax “Cuts” enriched wealthy people and corporations, NOT most American voters

🔹 Trump Trillion-Dollar Deficits add $1 TRILLION in national debt EVERY YEAR
President* Trump’s trade war will cost America ALMOST A MILLION JOBS by Election Day 2020.

https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/1171999822905135105?s=21 https://twitter.com/davidplouffe/status/1171563020100620289?s=21
Our U.S. budget deficit is now $1.1 TRILLION PER YEAR.


Our National Debt is $22.5 TRILLION.


https://twitter.com/mollyjongfast/status/1172215301531983873?s=21 https://twitter.com/amymcgrathky/status/1172271417041121280?s=21 https://twitter.com/business/status/1172213901603287040?s=21
The greatest trick the devil pulled is the wealthiest 1% convincing the working class that the rich are “just like them” but “worked harder.”
— Rob Anderson

https://twitter.com/aynrandpaulryan/status/1190306744401985536?s=21 https://twitter.com/robanderson2018/status/1145682845085687808?s=21 https://twitter.com/rkj65/status/1190270346643066885?s=21 https://twitter.com/gtconway3d/status/1190622129211019265?s=21 https://twitter.com/matthewjdowd/status/1189997420937134081?s=21
On February 10, 2014, Donald Trump predicted that America's problems will be solved when our economy crashes and there are riots.

Does President* Trump still believe this?

https://twitter.com/sarahkendzior/status/798133651795939329?s=21 https://twitter.com/stonekettle/status/1210598811808210945?s=21
Vote Democrat in 2020 to strengthen the Affordable Care Act, Social Security, and Medicare.

Vote Republican in 2020 to gut Social Security and Medicare.

That’s it. That’s the tweet.

https://twitter.com/mikelevinca/status/1220376194979266561?s=21 https://twitter.com/mikelevinca/status/1221124231318007808?s=21 https://twitter.com/jessedrucker/status/1211641316049854466?s=21 https://twitter.com/didikins4life/status/1211585193489948672?s=21
Any time Tucker Carlson gets uppity, remind him he’s a millionaire owned by billionaires.

https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/1098314146343399424?s=21 https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1098295066685247489?s=21 https://twitter.com/rcbregman/status/1098283273120350211?s=21
President* Trump has no health care plan.

Pass it on.

https://twitter.com/mollyjongfast/status/1230316120600711168?s=21 https://twitter.com/teampelosi/status/1225073587624783872?s=21
Coronavirus outpaced SARS and Ebola in its first 55 days to sicken 81,000+ people worldwide.

President* Trump appears to prioritize protecting markets over protecting lives.

PLEASE wash your hands often...

https://twitter.com/jenniferjjacobs/status/1233037357210841089?s=21 https://twitter.com/chrislhayes/status/1233149899446857729?s=21
President* Trump says coronavirus is a hoax.

Coronavirus shows us that President* Trump is a hoax, too.

https://twitter.com/jentaub/status/1233561901617106944?s=21 https://twitter.com/milbank/status/1233555987149312000?s=21
Mike Pence touches his face and shakes hands too much to lead a #COVID19US crisis response.

If you have the bad luck of being near Pence, don’t shake hands, don’t touch your face, and WASH YOUR HANDS OFTEN.

https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/1233839613568925696?s=21 https://twitter.com/kashanacauley/status/1233095943144136704?s=21
Goldman Sachs expects no profit growth for U.S. companies in 2020.

And a @CSIS pandemic scenario concluded that global travel bans “amplified the downward economic pressures and undermined international cooperation on the virus.”

https://twitter.com/jenniferjjacobs/status/1233037357210841089?s=21 https://twitter.com/samwashdc/status/1233438868029964288?s=21
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