Robin Hood did have a good idea, didn't he?
What has become known as the Robin Hood Tax, "a tiny levy on trades in the financial markets that would take money from the banks and give it to the world’s poor", is one step in the right direction toward moving the U.S. and the world economies back to the land of the living. Perhaps even the Republicans can grasp the value in adopting it and helping to move the nation back from the brink of all out rebellion of the 99ers vs. the 1 percenters and our "do nothing, let-the-people-eat-cake, Republican Congress". We can only hope that some elected officials become enlightened and make this idea come to life. Go here for the story >>> or here for the story in PDF format.