Tag: taxes

Chicago Elects Its Mayor: Will it be Rahm Emanuel?

Chicago Elects Its Mayor: Will it be Rahm Emanuel?
  Today’s election for the Mayor of Chicago will change the politics in this city forever.  It is the first time in history that there is not an Irish American candidate running for office.  Chicago has had a long line of south side Irish Catholics, from Richard M Daley, Richard J. Daley and Jayne Byrne... Read more »

Get Ready for Tax Increases: The History of Income Tax

Get Ready for Tax Increases: The History of Income Tax
The dire state of our economy after the Great Depression in 1929 led to the passage of the Social Security Act in 1935.  This law provided for payment known as unemployment compensation to workers that lost their jobs.  Other areas of the Act gave public aide to the aged, the needy, the handicapped, and to... Read more »