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If You Make $50,000 Per Year, You Pay…. Debunked

This photo has made the rounds on social media for a couple years and I was requested to research it. Our tax system is too convoluted to make simplistic assertions such as this.  Or, perhaps since it is so convoluted one can make assertions such as this.  The dates listed at the bottom of the … Continue reading

Runaway Slave

I recently watched the movie Runaway Slave as it is now available to watch On Demand by many cable providers.  It is an inspirational movie about C.L. Bryant’s journey from former NAACP local chapter president to Tea Party participant, and his journey across America to find others who are running from the government plantation of entitlements.  Along … Continue reading

Now Dismantling Obama’s Talking Points

“Acts of Terror”.  We will start at the end where some are going to focus on the debate of language.  You can read the President’s transcript from his speech in the Rose Garden where he referred in generalities to “acts of terror.”  I strongly suggest reading the transcript in context of everything else coming from the … Continue reading

Sorting Through the Politics of Labeling

(Previous posted, but has been edited and reposted with additional information) Fascism.  Nazism.  Communism.  Liberalism.  Conservatism.  Socialism.  Marxism.  Capitalism.  Corporatism.  Statism.  Libertarianism.  Despotism.  Progressivism. How does one navigate through all of the overlapping meanings? George W. Bush was called a fascist and compared to Hitler.  The comparisons were absurd, just as they are for Barrack … Continue reading

Founding Fathers, Debt, and Bubbles

Barack Obama and the main stream media at some point in this election will attempt again to change the discussion from the perils of the public debt to one of income inequality (which we earlier refuted to be a bogus argument).  The public debt is the greatest danger we face today.  It stands at a … Continue reading

Politics of Race – Part 3, The Narrative

What is “the narrative”? The narrative is how some stories garner national media attention while others do not.  It is how similar stories are covered differently depending on the possible political ramifications.  Sometimes, it is simply comical as it was when the media reported that Mitt Romney once moved hauling his pet dog on top … Continue reading

Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street on Income Inequality

There is a new Democrat proposal for a Reasonable Profits Board that would monitor profits made by oil & gas companies in order to apply a windfall profit tax of any profits the board deems are beyond reasonable.  This proposal is part of their Gas Price Spike Act.  The failure here is twofold.  One, they simply focus on … Continue reading

Makers vs. Takers

James Madison warned that as our country grew in population, that those who were considered self-sufficient (or as we’ll discuss later, the makers) would be in the minority.  The risk would be that the majority would seek redistribution of wealth through the political process.  James Madison, In all civilized Countries the people fall into different … Continue reading

Blame Game Begins, why our Founding Fathers did not trust political parties.

Beware that this new downgrade of our debt rating by S&P might be the new crisis that we have to deal with.  Although it is a bit alarming, there is nothing to panic about.  Japan was downgraded in 2001 and nothing calamitous came of it.  The problem is, in our country where we have two main … Continue reading

War of 2012

It took me a couple days to digest the so-called “Debt Deal” and I am disappointed.  I take solace that the content of the debate has changed somewhat if not the actual results.  Since the Deal gets all the politicians through to their next election, I am anxiously awaiting the 2012 elections.  The debate will be … Continue reading

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