Tag: middle class

Brian Miller: Restoring a vibrant middle class

Imagine joining friends for a late-night game of Monopoly, but in this game, there‚Äôs a twist: At the start of the game, one player gets an entire side of the game board, from Pacific Avenue to Boardwalk, including the Short Line railroad. Instead of pondering easy questions like whether to be the shoe or the […]

Business and Economy: Comparing the Obama and McCain tax plans

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net (First in a series.) John McCain and his surrogates are right. Barack Obama is going to raise your taxes – if you’re among the top 1 percent of wage earners. An analysis of the McCain and Obama tax plans done by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center shows that both of […]