Tag Archives: Taxes

Economic ‘Stimulus,’ Broken Windows And Reality

A French economist made a point of economic misdirection common in his first half of the 19th century and persistent today. Frederic Bastiat in fact, wrote a book titled: “That Which Is Seen, And That Which Is Not Seen” to … Continue reading

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What can be done when the villain stealing your money and reducing your wages while also driving your living costs higher is your government? Not much, but there are a few things, assuming you can’t replace your government. First to … Continue reading

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On Government, Helping Us…

We are a fascinating species. If I offered to help you stay safe and well by taking your money from you, would you fall all over yourself cheering me on? Not likely, but we voted for politicians who operate that … Continue reading

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The Real World and Fairy Tale Economics…

Forgetting for the moment who’s in charge, let’s consider what our government has made for itself and what it can do and can’t do with that reality. It’s a reality we are going to live with, right? And we can’t … Continue reading

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Obama’s in the White House, the World is Safe Again; You Can Relax!

Romney couldn’t save us, so we didn’t elect him. Fair enough. Newly President again Obama can’t save us either, but we elected him anyway. Didn’t know what else to do with the first 1/4 black U.S. president, I guess. He’s … Continue reading

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Congress Aiming to Bug Us (And Let the IRS Lock Us in)

Here they come again…not content with authorizing the military to arrest and imprison you without charges, our freedom-loving Congresscritters are engaged in handing the IRS the power to revoke your passport. It used to be the Soviet folks that needed … Continue reading

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Congressfolk Pay Their Taxes? Senator Brown, You’ve Got To Be Kidding!

Congress thinks it’s better than mere citizens, deserving of better retirement, better medical care, better perks and of course, scads of ‘appreciation and opportunities.’ We all know that, right? What we haven’t known maybe, is that a number of Congressfolk and their … Continue reading

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