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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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John Boehner’s ‘Chicken Crap’ Congress

We’ve heard of lame ducks, blue dogs, elephants and donkeys in the American version of Animal Farm – Congress.  According to House Speaker-in-Wait John Boehner (R-OH), now the chickens have come to roost .. and poop. On Thursday, Boehner was remarking on a political maneuver by Current Speaker Nancy Pelosi to push  through a vote on a bill that would ...

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Social Justice Sophisticates Assault Prosperity

Leaders that value self determination and independence are denigrated by those who idolize the memory of a former president who said “Ask not what your country can do for you”—and then lowered taxes. John F. Kennedy allowed people more freedom and control over their lives, which conflicts with grandiose notions of governmental entitlement. He certainly knew that helping those in ...

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Dems’ Gas Tax Hike Would Fuel Tea Party Anger

The average price of a gallon of gasoline is $2.87, a number which will continue to climb as the Federal Reserve’s “quantitative easing” scheme lowers the value of the dollar. That’s a 50% increase from only two years ago; in the weeks following the presidential election, the average price was about a dollar lower. But according to some Democrats, today’s ...

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Even With Recent Losses, Congressional Democrats Double-Down

Ah, the ever famous black-jack bet.  Good or bad, not knowing what the outcome might be the gambler doubles his bet.  Damn the consequences. Granted, in Vegas they supply alcohol to dull the decision-making and soften the blow, but in Congress, alcohol is replaced with the all-devouring drug:  power. With less than three weeks of Congressional time left, the Democrat-controlled ...

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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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New Video Debunks Claim that Tax Hikes are Required to Balance the Budget

First we have to deal with this absolute mis-information campaign from the White House Blog.  Where they try to show that they really aren’t that evil for considering enacting the largest tax increase in American history: Obama’s Tax Hike of January 1st, 2011. One of the major points that they try to make with the blog entry is that we ...

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News Round-Up 9-29-10

‘Credible But Not Specific’ Threat of New Terrorist Attack US and European officials said Tuesday they have detected a plot to carry out a major, coordinated series of commando-style terror attacks in Britain, France, Germany and possibly the United States. Counter-Terror Operation Stops Trucks On I-20 DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. — A team of federal agents stopped tractor-trailers on Interstate 20 ...

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Progressive Economics – An Oxymoron

The wealthy should pay a much larger share of taxes than the poor – the election year mantra for the extreme left.  Unfortunately for them .. it’s all they have. Turning the most-successful members of our society into voodoo dolls is silly, but effective.  Certainly those that make more should pay more, but it should not be so ridiculously over-weighted ...

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Pelosi Out-of-site, but not Out-of-Mind

As of late, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been out of the public eye.  She has been a money-raising and organizational powerhouse in the past, so why the disappearing act?  First, it appears as though her brethren are envisioning a Pelosi-less world. Dems plan  for a future without Pelosi For House Democrats, planning for a future without Nancy Pelosi is neither ...

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The War on Tax Cuts

In their current battle to tax-and-spend us into economic collapse, the left has dug up or created every statistic they can to somehow justify taking more money away from Americans and letting the government spend it. This is not a new battle or a new position. Behold Senator John Kerry discussing tax cuts: Basically, you can’t be trusted to invest ...

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Redistribution of Wealth Through Taxation

Blame the rich, they’re responsible for everything wrong anyway right. That’s the media’s message. Meanwhile the politician’s sing, “Make them pay.” Here’s a few examples http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBPSrqMcmDM Those evil rich people just have too much money, we need to tax them more and more. Nevermind that the current administration is intentionally throwing money away in the name of the  Cloward-Piven Strategy. ...

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The Reason for State Budget Collapses: Tax Cuts

In a Washington Independent article, Martha White writes that tax cuts and reductions to federal expenditures are to blame for the collapse of state budgets: A decade’s worth of cuts in federal aid combined with states moving to copy Bush administration tax cuts have led to states filling revenue shortfalls with regressive tax policies that disproportionately affect the poorest Americans. ...

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The New Party of No

Republicans talk about lowering taxes and getting our deficits under control.  In reality, they only manage half of that promise.  Now Obama is jumping on the budget-hawk bandwagon saying that after we spend $1 Trillion+ on his entitlement program, we should cut domestic spending.  According to Bruce Bartlett’s book, “The New American Economy: The Failure of Reaganomics and a New ...

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Health Care Reform Will Lead to Poverty for All

I am linking a New York Times article and not doing much to comment..  the author is spot-on and saying everything I have said in other posts.  It’s a great read, should be linked to anyone and everyone that thinks that somehow health care reform will save our country’s economy. The points to understand are how the lower middle class ...

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