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Using the Constitution Series: Speaking with a Communist


Does private property exist? If we own property, may we alter it as we see fit? Recently, while discussing property rights, a whole new argument arose…Communism. Are individuals able to exercise private property rights or does government control property? The first time I encountered this debate was with a libertarian’s husband who felt because we pay property taxes, we don’t ...

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Internet Taxation

aresauburn™ (CC)

Today 21 Republican Senators vote to tax Americans even more, while five Democrats voted against higher taxes. Shame on those republicans, and applause for those five Democrats. Those Republicans that are worthy of scorn are listed below. When they begin bragging about how wonderful they are and attempt to distract you with lies, don’t buy into their deceit. They will ...

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Calling Ceasefire on the Boehner Bashing


After the deal on the fiscal crisis passed, disappointed Republicans began a rallying cry resembling those of medieval times yelling, “Off with his head!”. Except instead of Boehner’s head, Republicans want his gavel. Historically, the problem isn’t Boehner, it’s tired Republican strategy. Republicans, for decades, have been sucked in by the Democrat Party’s last-minute engineered emergencies like the “fiscal cliff”. ...

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What Makes Free Birth Control Expensive

Michelle Stansbury

Initially, when my local pharmacy informed me that the nine dollar co-pay on my birth control was now waived, I was surprised. When they went on to ask for my grocery card to give me gas points on the birth control I didn’t pay for, I was appalled. Free birth control and gas points sound picture-perfect, if you ignore the ...

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11 Deceptions About the Tax Debate

Below are the’s “11 Facts About the Tax Debate.”  As usual, they are out of context, disproportioned, deceptive, and out right false briefing points.  Here are just a few reasons why they are nothing more than election year red herrings.  (A fitting expression for such socialist ideals.) points are in italics. 1.     Nearly $1 Trillion would be ...

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Olympic Medal Winners Face a Tax Hit

In his third Olympic Performance, Michael Phelps won a total of six medals: four gold and two silver. His performances in the thirtieth Olympiad is sure to bring big financial awards, but his performances are also going to cost him. Every American who won a medal in the London Olympics will receive cash rewards from the U.S Olympic Committee. Each ...

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ObamaCare – Punishing Success and Responsibility


By now we have all heard the “You Didn’t Build That” speech. President Obama does not often make his true feelings known, but that speech was telling. As he tries to back-peddle from having the man behind the curtain revealed, it is important to point out a few little ways the Affordable Care Act re-enforces his proclamation that success is ...

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Obama’s Own Words


A tax. . . or not. . . Listen to Obama 2009 defense of his healthcare program. Now is the time to rally your friends.  

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European High court upholds jet plane carbon tax

A law requiring flights into and out of the European Union (EU) to pay a carbon tax was upheld by the European Court of Justice on Wednesday saying that, “application of the emissions trading scheme to aviation infringes neither the principles of customary international law at issue, nor the open-skies agreement.” The law requires that any aircraft landing or taking ...

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