A handful of ultra-rich dynastic families are bleeding the country dry — and destroying American democracy

White House National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, former president of Goldman Sachs, said recently that “only morons pay the estate tax.” I’m reminded of Donald Trump’s comment that he didn’t pay federal income taxes because he was “smart.” And billionaire Leona Helmsley’s “only the little people pay taxes.” What Cohn was getting at is … Continue reading A handful of ultra-rich dynastic families are bleeding the country dry — and destroying American democracy