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A “Quick and Dirty” Look at Obama’s Tax The Rich Plan

I couldn’t resist. I saw the following article and I just had to write about it:  Yes, I know that in the post-2012 election era, my blog will naturally pivot to more philosophical writings, but some economic analyses will come up here and there. This is an example of one of these economic analyses. As many readers of my blog know, ...

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Where Do Republicans Go From Here?

From the conservative blog The Elephant in the Room – As all of you have undoubtedly realized, November 6th, 2012 was not a good day for the GOP. If elections and politics were a matter of winning and losing, we lost big time. In the presidential election and in most senate races, the republican party did not perform strongly. ...

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I’m Barack Obama, and I’m Going to Deceive You in this Message

Do you think this title is harsh? Maybe. But is it true? Absolutely. If you watch his most recent ad, President Obama is using the same old lie: (the video is near the bottom). Why is this deception? Well, I’ve written about that before… many times. President Obama is trying to convince Americans that Mitt Romney paid a lower tax rate ...

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Who Should Get Credit for “Saving” the Auto Industry?

First, before I start, I need to get this out there: I was/am firmly against the auto industry “bailouts.” I don’t care who did it; I do not believe the government should have rewarded poor business decisions. It’s quite simple in my book. If you make good business decisions, you survive. If you don’t, you fail. By bailing out GM ...

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Barack Obama Continues to Lie About Taxes – Part 2

Part 1 can be seen here: Let me start by saying that my grandmother used to tell me that if any part of anything I say is a lie, if there is anything that can be pulled out that isn’t true… then I’m lying. Keep that in mind. Deceit is deceit. Well, what about hypocrisy? The quick answer: There ...

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Barack Obama Continues to Lie About Taxes – Part 1

I’ve written about this often: It seems that President Obama is taking the “throw it at the wall and see what sticks” approach to his campaign ads. This means that he is making claims, regardless of how false they are, and hoping they get enough viewership without the average American even checking on the validity of these claims themselves. Team ...

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