Tag Archive: taxes

Apr 22

Taxes, Taxes, No New Taxes…Unless its on Vampires

It is in almost universal agreement that raising taxes right now, with the weak U.S. economy barely recovering,  is a bad idea.  Unless… No!  No unless. Unless we tax the untaxed.  Yes the untaxed, much like the undead.  It is time to tax the undead, yes, tax vampires.  Tax all of them!  Tax all the …

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Apr 14

Obama’s Debt Plan Sets Stage for Long Battle Over Spending

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WASHINGTON — President Obama made the case Wednesday for slowing the rapid growth of the national debt while retaining core Democratic values, proposing a mix of long-term spending cuts, tax increases and changes to social welfare programs as his opening position in a fierce partisan budget battle over the nation’s fiscal challenges. After spending months …

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Apr 02

Great Debates: Does Lowering Taxes Increase Revenue?

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Election after election the same proposals are put up by the Conservatives: Lower Taxes. It is an easy sell to most. What is better than lower taxes? But wait, there’s more. Many Conservatives claim is that not only will they lower your income taxes, but the government’s revenues will go up. Let me repeat. Lower …

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