Groups Send ‘Robin Hood’ To DC To Promote New Wall St. Tax

A variety of activist, labor and other groups, banded together under the Robin Hood Tax Campaign umbrella, sent “Robin Hood” to Washington Thursday to promote passage of a new sales tax on financial transactions which is in place in more than 40 other countries. The stunt comes as Americans want Republicans to give up more ground than Democrats in the debate over the coming so-called fiscal cliff. Robin Hood attempted to deliver his resume this morning to the Treasury Department to apply for the position of “Secretary of Treasury, United States of America.” The position is currently held by Secretary Timothy Geithner, who is leaving the post as President Obama’s second term begins.  Blocked from submitting his resume, “Robin” spoke … Continue reading