IN the interest of proving that I am not a troglodyte (Is that the way to spell it?), I hereby declare Fridays to be "animation days". We'll see what entertaining, educational, or just plain worth watching videos we can find with a tax/economic theme that would be interesting to readers of A Taxing Matter while, hopefully, animating the concerns about democratic egalitarianism that this blog expresses.
Today being the first entry in the Animation Days feature, it seems worthwhile to kick off with something on Wall Street, fat bonuses--projected to amount to about $144 BILLION for this year, and the fate of ordinary Americans whose houses are being foreclosed on with robo-signers. All tied neatly in the following package from Next Media Animation (Taiwanese, with English substitles, which is an interesting comment in itself):
and your bonus, to help lighten your election blues (for the vast majority of Democrats/liberals and other lefties) or throw a few serious moments into your election celebrations (for the teapartiers and GOP victors in the House and many state races):