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The use and misuse of your tax dollars...nobody would spend their own money this way...just yours.


Shared Responsibility Payment? – Today’s Quote

Your 2014 tax return will ask if you had insurance coverage or qualified for an exemption.  If not, you may owe a shared responsibility payment when you file in 2015. The Internal Revenue Service in Four-Tax-Facts-about-the-Health-Care-Law-for-Individuals Andrew’s Note:  Doesn’t it sound so much...

MSNBC Says Welfare For All – Today’s Quote

The basic concept is simple…  Every non-incarcerated adult citizen gets a monthly check from the government.  Other safety net programs are jettisoned to pay for the mincome, and poverty is eliminated. MSNBC Host Krystal Ball via The Blaze  Andrew’s Note:  Well not exactly welfare for...

Unemployment For The Employed? – Today’s Quote

Let us vote to provide for unemployment insurance for working men and women so that faces across America will not have the tear of desperation on their face… we cannot allow this to happen this season of joy and giving. Representative Sheila Jackson-Lee Andrew’s Note:  What are you thinking...

The Folly of the Universal Basic Income

A journalist for The Atlantic named Elizabeth Stoker and her colleague Matt Bruenig are trying to create a monster even more destructive than Stoker’s namesake Bram created..but this one is known as the Universal Basic Income. In the United States, we are generally told that poverty is a deeply...

It’s the Spending, Stupid! – Today’s Quote

Ludicrous, irresponsible spending is why we’re in trouble. As columnist Ron Hart points out, [President] Bill Clinton’s balanced budget spent $1.7 trillion. “Adjusted for inflation,” he writes, “our federal government would (have) a $200 billion surplus. But instead of...

Cruz Says Abolish The IRS – Today’s Quote

I think we ought to abolish the IRS and instead move to a simple flat tax where the average American can fill out taxes on postcard…  Put down how much you earn, put down a deduction for charitable contributions, home mortgage and how much you owe.  It ought to be a simple one-page postcard, and take...

Treasury Bad At Math Or Bad At Compliance?

According to the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) in their Annual Snapshot of The Federal Regulatory State, The Ten Thousand Commandments, the annual cost of compliance for that we must pay to stay within the ‘ten thousand commandments’ is over $1.8 Trillion!  Explained another way, for...

Reagan on Government’s View of The Economy – Today’s Quote

Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. Union Leader and President, Ronald...

Civilized Taxes? – Today’s Quote

Taxes are what we pay for civilized society. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Andrew’s Note:  When Justice Holmes wrote that Federal taxes were less about 4% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), in 2012 Federal Taxes now consume about 16% of GDP and we spend a great deal more than...

Laffer on Government Spending – Today’s Quote

What I’m not saying is that all government spending is bad.  It’s not – far, far from it, but there is no free lunch, as a former colleague of mine used to say. There is no public tooth fairy.  Father Christmas does not work on the Treasury staff this year.  You can never bail someone out...

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