Tax Cut Chicanery (5) Running Out The Clock

UPDATE: Democrats have announced they are unwilling to bring the President’s compromise tax plan to the floor of the House of Representatives for a vote. Much of the communication from the political establishment targets people who are not inclined to spend hours verifying “information” in the media.  After the Bush tax cuts were enacted in […]

Tax Cut Chicanery (4) Joe Biden’s Folly

An exhaustive interview of Vice President Joe Biden was recently  published in GQ.   Asked when the economy would finally turn around he answered: I say we have turned it around, and here’s how we’re gonna create the jobs. We’re not gonna go back to those policies that in fact stripped you of your job. Look, […]

TSA Pat-Down Protest Song

Grammy winner Steve Vaus released his new song, “Help You Make It to Your Flight.” (The song starts after a 15 second ad.)

Tax Cut Chicanery (3)

The No-Jobs-During-the-Bush-Years Myth The tax rates implemented by the Bush tax cuts of 2003 are still in effect but are set to expire January 1 if Congress does not act. President Obama and the Democrats want to raise tax rates on those who earn more than $200,000. Half the over-$200,000 taxpayers targeted for an increase […]

Medal of Honor Ceremony

Tax Cut Chicanery (2)

On Sunday Senator Charles Schumer appeared on Face the Nation and was asked about Obama’s demand that Congress increase tax rates on high income Americans.   His response in part was: …we have a big deficit problem. We have a great jobs problem. Better to put the money into deficit reduction creating jobs than give […]

Tax Cut Chicanery (1)

As a “compromise” with Democrats who opposed it, the 2003 legislation that enacted the Bush tax cuts included an expiration date: 12/31/2010. The current, lame duck Congressional session is the last chance for the current Democrat majority to extend the Bush tax rates and prevent a substantial increase on every American who pays income tax. […]

Is Barack Obama a Tax Cutter or a Tax Hiker?

The men and women of the pro-Obama, political-media establishment are in a funk.  They and their smartest-President-ever were humiliated by the voters in the mid-term tsunami. They’ve begun to coalesce around an excuse to insulate them from the grim reality: The voters were stupid and misinformed.  Typical is Sara Seltzer’s column at AlterNet, “16 of […]

Encouraging Video Message from Marco Rubio

The Liberty Works attitude toward the reinvigorated Republican Party in Washington will be: Hopeful but vigilant Senator Elect Marco Rubio delivered the Republicans’ weekly address on Saturday, encouraging the hopeful part.  Rubio is sure to become one of the highest profile Republicans in Congress and is a potential Presidential contender.  The video is below, here […]

ObamaNomics Based On “Core” Fallacy

Another lackluster monthly jobs report was published Friday morning.  In October: The unemployment rate was unchanged at 9.6%. Private sector employment grew by 159,000 jobs, above average for this year, but far below average of previous recoveries. If the 2010 average rate of private sector job growth continues, it will take 66 more months to […]

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