Tag Archive: taxes

New Taxes – Is Anyone Really Surprised?

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If there was anyone who actually believed President Obama when he said he wouldn’t raise taxes on families making less than $250,000, the Supreme Court has set the record straight. Whether you agree or not with the Supreme Court’s holding, failure to buy insurance under the Obamacare mandate will result in a tax, not a…

It’s NOT the Economy Stupid, It’s Theology

Religion and Money

What if a panel of the top 100 economists in America went to Barack Obama and said:  “Raising taxes on the so-called rich is not a good idea.  Not now, anyway.  The money you would get from them will not put a dent in the defict … and it won’t stimulate the economy.  In fact,…

Against More Taxes? You May Be a Terrorist!

Debt

He sounded more like a pastor than a politician that night in Tucson.  Here was a man with compassion and dignity who wanted just one thing – to bring Americans together.  Barack Obama was at his eloquent best that night in January when he delivered a moving tribute at a memorial for the victims of…

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

hypocrite

When he resigned earlier this month, I thought, with “certitude,” that we’d heard the last of lawmaker Anthony Weiner’s texting, sexting, lying, denying and whining, but I was wrong.  Just when I thought is was safe to go back to Twitter, I read that he didn’t have a current registration sticker on his Nissan Pathfinder. …

Thank God for Rich People

Rich Guy

I have an idea for a monument in our nation’s capital.  I envision a big bronze and granite statue that would honor an entire group of Americans who are true heroes, and unsung heroes at that. It is time — no, make that long past time — to pay tribute to those this nation of…