Tag Archives: taxes

Drug Addicts and Taxes

Did you know that there is an Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)? And that for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, President Barack Hussein “what’s another deficit” Obama’s budget requested $25.6 Billion for the National Drug Control Budget, an increase of 1.6 percent over FY 2012. Further, the budget request calls for $542.4 million to… Read More »

Luxury Tax 2.0 – Obama’s War on Prosperity

President Obama keeps asking “Do you want to return to the failed policies of the past?” At the same time he is urging us to envy those who have worked very hard and risked their own capital to make the American dream come true. An examination of that question might be in order. Those who… Read More »

How To Help Millenials: An Interview With Former Labor Department Official

The July 2012 jobs report was released on August 3rd 2012, and major news outlets have been reporting that the US economy added 163,000 jobs.  While the debate  rages on about the accuracy of the real number of jobs created or lost, the economic impact on young Americans has been lost in the fervor. The jobs… Read More »

House GOP Unite to #StoptheTaxHike that Would Destroy Another 710,000 Jobs

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday called out the Democrats for considering a tax hike that would lead to another 710,000 jobs lost in an already brutal recession. As Congressman McCarthy noted, in 2010 a total of 139 Democrats joined with Republicans to stop a tax hike when they said the economy was too… Read More »

Obamacare Costs $1.9 Trillion AND Still Leaves 30 Million Uninsured

Since the 5-4 decision to uphold Obamacare as constitutional through the taxing authority of Congress, the CBO gave their final grade. .  But it’s not biggie.  This entire overhaul is “deficit neutral” and will save money in the long run.  That’s what the Left try to sell us.  Even Joe Six Pack knows that something… Read More »

Senator Patty Murray – Your Money or Your Life!

In a move reminiscent of Bruno Hauptmann, the Senate’s No. 4 Democrat, Senator Patty Murray said, “Millions of jobs could be lost through the automatic cuts, programs families depend on would be slashed irresponsibly across the board, and middle-class tax cuts would expire. And once again, if Republicans won’t work with us on a balanced… Read More »

WaPo Hypes Poll On…Weather!? Buries Anti-Tax Hike Sentiment

With the scorching heat and the infamous derecho that left D.C. in the dark on June 29, it seems perfectly logical for folks in the Washington area to blame “global warming” as we all bake in the 100 degree heat. In fact, The Washington Post conducted a poll that showed that a majority of Americans… Read More »

Refresh My Memory; Is Justice Kennedy the Wobbly One?

Last Thursday dawned bright and clear. It was shaping up to be a great day for conservatives. More than one observer — waiting for the Obamacare decision outside the Supreme Court — noticed aircraft coming in low on the horizon. Everyone assumed it was ICE drones searching for illegal aliens deserving of amnesty and a… Read More »

RI Senator- Tax Rates Don’t Affect Small Businesses

Tax policy was the subject of a panel, titled 98 to 2: Raising Taxes to Invest in America and Promote Fairness, held in Washington last month. The panel was associated with former Obama administration official and radical Van Jones’s Take Back the American Dream Conference, which basically aims to advance progressivism. The panel consisted of… Read More »

Is The ObamaCare Penalty A Tax?

Let’s see. SCOTUS Chief Justice John Roberts, on Thursday, June 28, 2012, said that ObamaCare was unconstitutional if considered under the US Constitution’s Commerce Clause. His opinion rejects the federal government’s power to regulate inactivity under the Commerce Clause. But he did conclude that the ObamaCare mandate is constitutional if considered a tax. So does… Read More »

Hell to the Redskins

When compared to the $498 million fleecing Minnesota taxpayers just endured, the $6.4 million Virginia taxpayers will be spending — thanks to Republican Governor Bob McDonnell — on improvements to the Redskins’ training facilities looks like small potatoes. Regardless of size, both the Vikings’ new stadium and the Redskins “deal” feature the same credulous acceptance… Read More »

WTF – High Speed Rail to Nowhere

Winning The Future, anyone remember that one? That was President Obama’s scheme to rebuild the American economy on among other things, high speed rail. In his 2011 State of the Union address he said, “This is our generation’s Sputnik moment. … The third step in winning the future is rebuilding America. To attract new businesses… Read More »

5% Growth and 5% Unemployment!

The American entrepreneur is extremely resilient. This is evidenced by even a paltry 1.9% growth rate in the face of staggering regulation, looming health insurance burdens, and uncertain taxes. The one thing business needs to thrive is certainty. That is the thing above all others that they have lacked from the current administration. Business will… Read More »