Monthly Archives: November 2011

King For a Day

Were I king for half an hour, I would demand that “NONE OF THE ABOVE” be on every ballot for every federally elected position.  If NOTA collects the most votes, no one in that race can ever run for any … Continue reading

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Social Unsustainable

Retiring at 65 in 2012 after working since age 16, the maximum possible Social Security contribution (including employer contribution) is $177,069 *. Using a 4% interest rate the value of the investment over 49 years* would be worth a maximum … Continue reading

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New tax cuts by Democrats?? WUWT?

I thought tax cuts for the rich were bad? Why is the White House promoting just that with his new jobs bill?? Here’s the White House website with a snazzy tax calculator: http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/taxes/tax-cuts The site claims that if you don’t … Continue reading

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Taxing the rich solves the problem?

In 2009 there were approximately 137,900,000 tax returns that paid $870 Billion in taxes 1,400,000 tax returns with incomes in excess of $340,000. (Top 1%)                                 They paid $318 Billion in taxes or 36.7% of all income taxes paid 6,900,000 tax … Continue reading

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The Evil of Compromise

Gee where to begin… Compromise is the least intelligent political method currently infecting our political process … well it’s among the least intelligent anyway. Compromise is NOT the savior of political movements, it guarantees failure. If you desire the thermostat … Continue reading

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The power of the presidency (or “because his lips are moving”)

If a presidential candidate, ANY presidential candidate from any party at any time tells you he will; cut taxes raise taxes cut spending raise spending balance the budget bust the budget create jobs or anything related to those KNOW that … Continue reading

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fair share

When raising children it is common for parents to force them to “share” their things.  That bit of foolish education is now coming home to roost.  Now before you get your knickers in a twist, just how much sharing do … Continue reading

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