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Budgetary Boondoggle: Round 6

         In an article posted here at CDN on Feb. 14th titled, “Upcoming Budget: Nowhere to Run*,  I explained how I could see that our current Congress would not be able to even come close to passing a responsible budget for 2011 fiscal year. Looking at today’s news headlines, this budget boondoggle is following along exactly as I stated it ...

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D-Day for Obamacare

     Last week Judge Vinson gave the Obama administration a one week stay to produce a valid argument against his ruling that Obamacare is illegal under the U. S. Constitution. D-day is now here and we have yet to hear a peep out of  the President or his lapdog over at the Justice department, Eric Holder. Make no mistake folks, ...

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The Laffer Curve of Slavery

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Arthur Laffer presented his now famous principle of taxation as a graph representing the general relationship between tax rates and tax revenue. This graph has generated a long-standing debate over the “Laffer curve” and its applicability to taxation policy. Sometimes heated, the debate reveals various opposing viewpoints but little about the motivations of its participants, especially the sophisticates who habitually ...

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Takers and Makers: Class Division as a Weapon

Those selfish rich people.  They just take and take and take.. when will they have taken enough from America?  If we give credence to progressive leaders like Senator Bernie Sanders, this is the sentiment of America.  During a 8 1/2 hour rant.. er .. filibuster, Senator Sanders tore apart Conservatives and the successful in America.  Here, Bernie is assaulting the tax compromise as ...

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For Every Dollar of Tax Increases – Reagan Awaits His Just Deserts

The tax hike vs. spending debate is getting much attention in the media, but the battle is nothing new.  The progressive Democrats are suddenly concerned about the reduction in revenue that keeping tax rates at their current levels represents – yeah, I know .. maintaining the current tax rates doesn’t reduce anything.  True Conservatives are concerned about the spending increases ...

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Get ready for Obama’s Taxes

“Spectacles, testicles, watch and wallet.” – Yeah, that’s it! That’s a pretty good interpretation of the opening verse of Michelle Obama’s prayer to the spirits as she is busy cleaning them up. I can’t argue with that verbiage – it expresses the very essence of redistributive change. They cover it all; up top, down below, up front, and backside. They’ve ...

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Estate Tax to Return – Right to Property Threatened

Obama and his liberal cronies in Congress are bringing back the Estate tax.  This tax does most of it’s damage to family farms and businesses – it may very much threaten a key to Americas economic strength and what is certainly the last natural right that progressives have been unable to deface – the individual right to property. As this ...

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Are Wealthy Americans Leaving the Country?

I thought I would share my process for gathering viewpoint and facts.  Perhaps others would offer to put articles together in the future, but if nothing else, a look into how I brainstorm a publication: The high-middle and high-earners in America  pay for the majority of social programs implemented by Congress. With states facing nearly $100 billion in combined budget ...

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