Posts Tagged: Taxes

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Gruber The Most Recent Person To Lie About ObamaCare (Guest Post)

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To say that Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) “lit into” Dr. Jonathan Gruber, architect of ObamaCare, when Gruber appeared before the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee would be an understatement. Gowdy’s questioning of Gruber was brutal. (see video here) His final question was, “Today your defense is that you’re not a politician. Is that the… Read more »

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A solution for American economic malaise – Detroit as a proving ground for economic prosperity.

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The United States is in the midst of an economic malaise. 92 million Americans are out of work. 35% of the population is on welfare. The economy is barely growing. While incomes for the richest have been skyrocketing, the middle class has seen their incomes decline by 5% in the last 5 years. The federal… Read more »

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The Grinch who Gave America the Negative Stimulus (Guest Post)

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BREAKING: Microsoft exec to oversee Healthcare dot gov. First screenshot leaked! pic.twitter.com/xhUN7Ajmib — Caleb Howe (@CalebHowe) December 17, 2013 Sometimes I shake my head and wonder why the Republican party bothers to exist. The Obamacare debacle has given us a near perfect indictment of everything that is wrong with the law itself, President Obama, and… Read more »

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My rather lopsided love/hate relationship with Barack Obama…

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Some time ago I was talking with a guy I know and the issue of politics came up followed soon thereafter by the mention of Barack Obama. I instantly said “I hate that guy!” Afterward I wondered if that was really an accurate statement… after some introspection I have to admit, it’s kinda true. I… Read more »

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You Keep Using That Word; I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means [Reader Post]

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As Scandalpalooza rolls on, Jonah Goldberg wrote about this particular gem on how the Democrats are responding to the IRS scandals So the @GOP has FOIAed the IRS. How original. And political. So much for a bipartisan inquiry. Typical #GOPOverreach — Brad Woodhouse (@woodhouseb) May 22, 2013 with an analysis that wasn’t too different from my own… Read more »

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What Apple Should have Said to Congress [Reader Post]

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Baby Bob and his efforts to keep us on our toes have once again knocked me a bit behind the news cycle, but this story was too good to let slip by the wayside. On May 21st Apple CEO Tim Cook was hauled before Congress because various politicians felt that Apple had not paid its… Read more »

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A Lesson For Apple, A Lesson From Apple

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Apple and its CEO Tim Cook are making history, superseding very serious Administration scandals from the MSM’s consciousness and from the front pages, as they endure a very public assault by Congress for having obeyed corporate and tax laws of the countries in which they conduct business. For decades international corporations have used all tools… Read more »

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Big Business + Government: Why Wall Street records don’t mean happy days are here again…

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On Friday, the stock market, driven by record profits and a better than expected jobs report, – not to be confused with a good one – closed at its all time record high. Closing at 1,614, the S&P 500 closed up 148% from the low it reached in 2009. Not bad given that the economy… Read more »

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A Modest Proposal to Assist Immigration Reform [Reader Post]

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Immigration Reform is one of today’s hot topics. Often lost in this are some of the more interesting questions, such as how far does our amnesty extend? We also might wonder how far this goes into simply having open borders, and why even bother with an immigration policy? And once those Undocumented Americans arrive, how do… Read more »

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It’s Time for the President to Lead by Example (Reader Post)

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We survived The Fiscal Cliff, and the Sequester has come and amazingly a small reduction in the rate of growth to the federal government’s spending has not led to the collapse of the American economy. Granted, the president has chosen to use it to punish the American people since he has the convenience of his Palace Guards… Read more »