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The Great Tax Break Heist :First of all, the opportunity-zone debacle isn't The many, many fiascos of policy by tax cut.

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' ...the Trump tax cut is full of destructive loopholes;  much of the bill was  drafted by lobbyists  on behalf of their clients. That is,  what’s happened  a multitrillion-dollar bill is rammed through through Congress  without a single hearing, presumably out of fear that it would have been rejected if anyone had had time to figure out what was in it. The bill’s drafting was so rushed that many provisions were actually written in by hand at the last minute. Selective tax breaks often end up mainly providing new and improved ways to dodge taxes. Rich people with smart accountants don’t have a hard time pretending to be small-business owners, developers serving poor communities or whatever else the creators of those tax breaks are ostensibly trying to promote.'

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Truth evaporates with this kind of $$$! I know how you look for truth and facts to the real story-- which is about the dark money -- mega- trillions-- that the wealthy elite have stashed in LLCs. Thanks to the Trump Tax Breaks, they have zillions more to plump their accounts instead of investing in our schools, our infrastructure and our health care-- all the while, as the media they own screams "debt crisis."

This moves along with my discussion about 'the enablers'-- the power elite who are wrecking everything that we the people need.

I called my essay about The Paradise Papers ( which was the year long investigation (by the International Consortium of Journalists) on the offshore hoarding of the money after the grand theft of our GNP.The databy 400 journalists from around the world, who spent much of this year sifting through some of more than 13 million files was released in The Paradise Papers-- and it SHOWS the REALITY of the dark money undoing us all, as the banksters and the oligarchs and criminals who own the world's wealth, look to stash it.

I was stunned when I first heard it on Vice news,and astonished when it never reached the people! I collected links to this when the 'story broke and then. POOF! Disappeared -- as the MSM moved on to Trump Tales.

Some more links are below:Thomas Frank writes Why have we built a paradise for offshore billionaires? I think, to answer this, it helps to grasp the differencebetween tax avoidance and tax evading.

Breaking Bad to the Paradise Papers: all you need to know about money laundering

The information about shadow banking presented by The Paradise Papers is big news, but the real story is the return of impeachable journalism" real news at a time when the forces that need to sow lies and confusion are led by a President who says: it's disgusting the way the press can say anything they want." Compare that to the words of another president, Thomas Jefferson , who says "What journalists want to do is to present the facts, the observable reality, without which no clear decisions can be made."

Article: Where Does Money Come From, Who Controls It and How? | OpEdNews

The Paradise Papers: The True Story Behind The Secret Nine-Month Investigation (HBO) - YouTube

Scouring the Paradise Papers, With the Help of Almost 400 New Friends: "Thanks to a series of massive data leaks from tax havens, the lid has been lifted. The files of HSBC's Swiss bank, the Panama Papersand most recently the Paradise Papers have exposed in great factual detail the offshore machinations of the world's wealthiest individuals and corporations....Looking through millions of documents in search of stories is no easy task, and it led us down plenty of rabbit holes that ended up nowhere."

Years ago, the release of the Panama Papers caused a huge sensation across the globe, exposing a hidden world of wealth held offshore. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalistsbrought together hundreds of reporters from around the world to examine the millions of documents that were leaked to two reporters at the German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung. For their work, the I.C.I.J. won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting . "Some of the best stories , came courtesy of The I.C.I.J. reporter Sasha Chavkin spent months poring through the files to spot that connections with our power-

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To any serious seekers of truth, please watch this if you haven't already. A polite and toned down version of how the Rothchild's started and supported World War 2 click here

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As did FDR, behind closed doors with the drunkard but articulate Winston Churchill. Eisenhower was a also a major psychopath based on all the available evidence, that I told I would not get into, out of my respect for Rob and his incredible efforts.

Still: We've all been brainwashed, no secret there for anyone who's seriously looked into it.

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