You work hard. You pay taxes. But 26 corporations don’t -- or at least they didn’t between 2008 and 2011. General Electric, Boeing and Verizon were among the major companies that together enjoyed more than $78 billion in tax subsidies over the last four years, according to a report by Citizens for Tax Justice.
The story of Frank and Jamie McCourt, who turned the Dodgers into their own piggy bank, lived a life of mortgaged royalty and then decided to destroy one another, is like something out of Tom Wolfe.The story of Frank and Jamie McCourt, who lived a life of mortgaged royalty and then decided to destroy one another, is like something out of Tom Wolfe.
Not that anyone else who suffered losses at the hands of failed financier Bernard Madoff is any less important, but it turns out that actor Kevin Bacon is one member of the vast network of investors in Madoff's collapsed company, along with famed pitcher Sandy Koufax.