Conservative news outlets and Fox News attack veteran Sen. Duckworth for disability tax break

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www.dailykos.com—There are only three things that can be considered policy ideas for the Grand Old Party of racist misogynists these days: 1) people who can reproduce shouldn’t have control over reproductive rights, 2) everybody should have guns—except people of color, and 3) no taxes for the wealthiest among us. One of the more immediate problems facing conservatives in our country is that most people like the idea of taxing the rich to pay for all the infrastructure the rich are using for pennies on their...

'Utterly trash': Fox News faces backlash after attacking amputee Tammy Duckworth for using veteran benefits. Fox News faced backlash over the weekend due to a report about Sen. Tammy Duckworth's taxes. In a column on Sunday, Fox News writer Dom Calicchio reported that Duckworth had not paid property tax on her Illinois home since 2015. The headline for the column omitted the fact that Duckworth legally qualifies for the tax break because she is a disabled veteran who lost both of her legs when an Army helicopter was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade in 2004. The news about Duckworth's taxes was first...