The Debt Crisis Was Not Caused By Tax Cuts

The new Congress just started and already there are renewed demands from the political-media establishment for tax hikes. The message from President Obama, the Democrats and most of the media is that current deficits resulted from decades of tax cuts, and now, jacking up tax rates is the only “responsible” thing to do.  Anyone who […]

Political Science: Freezing Proves Warming

“Scientific” validation of the global warming theory literally changes with the weather. Those who prefer authoritarian government over liberty have adopted global warming/climate change as the perfect justification: global catastrophe looms if government doesn’t control, tax and ration energy production and energy consumption.  When politicians control your access to energy they will control your life. […]

The Best Kept Secrets in the Tax Cut Debate

Don’t look for this data in the establishment media. As the chart shows tax revenue is growing again, as the private sector claws back from recession. President Obama and the Democrats blame their massive deficits on the Bush tax cuts, especially for “the rich.”  The political-media establishment rarely reports that: Individual income tax revenue increased […]

The President Scorns The People

At his news conference on Wednesday President Obama was asked about the military prision at Guantanamo Bay, which is still open and housing prisoners in spite of his promise, and his high profile executive order to shut it down by the end of 2009. His answer, in part: First, I want to Step back and […]

Is This The Beginning of Change We Can Believe In?

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, citing lack of votes, has killed the 1,924 page Omnibus spending bill he had introduced last week. In a Wall Street Journal editorial Kimberley Strassel provides a dramatic narrative of the events leading up to the defeat of the Democrats’ $1.1 trillion, Omnibus spending bill, including some 6,000 earmarks. The […]

The Willful Crisis, Act II

Due to incompetence and malfeasance Congress has failed to complete its core, Constitutional duties: Pass a budget for fiscal year 2011, which began October 1, 2010. Pass 12 appropriations bills that break the budget down to more manageable pieces and grant each department and agency the budget authority to continue operations. Thus, Congress has given […]

‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas

By the Captivating Mrs. BoomerJeff Twas the fight before Christmas in 2010 The House passed a monstrosity And to the Senate did send… Then up on the Senate floor a loud groaning was heard As our hero,DeMint,asked to hear EVERY WORD! When what to our wondering ears we engaged As the clerk ,of the Senate, […]

A Willful Crisis & “One Last Spending Binge”

Senator McConnell called it “one last spending binge.”  It’s 1,924 pages of emergency spending authority totaling about $1.1 trillion that must be passed this week to prevent a government shut down. Politicians love a budget crisis because it gives them an opportunity to sneak some home state pork and special interest subsidies into a bill […]

Do Unemployment Benefts “Boost” the Economy?

In a recent Florida TV interview President Obama said: [Unemployment benefits are] probably the biggest boost that we can give an economy because those folks are most likely to spend the money with businesses, and that gives them customers.” “Them” being WalMart and other economy stores that sell mostly Chinese goods. Perhaps the President has […]

Bush Tax Cuts: Same Old Washington Game

Fifty two subsidies, tax credits and handouts added to the Bush Tax Cut Extension Bill Last week President Obama announced The Deal.  He and Republican leaders agreed to resolve the pending expiration of the existing (Bush) tax rates by enacting a two year extension.  If Congress takes no action to amend legislation passed in 2003 […]

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