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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Buffett: Tax breaks for me, not for thee.

This report is another typical example of the guilty conscience of a wealthy liberal. Having made their bones by legally playing the tax code we have they now seek to relieve their guilt and hand-wringing angst by championing the removal of those very loopholes — but, naturally, not before exercising it one more time. [WSJ] […]

Taxes for today’s “rich” hit tomorrow’s middle class.

Here’s the President of Americans for Tax Reform Grover Norquist: During the 2011 debate on combining tax hikes and spending to reduce the deficit by $2.5 trillion, Scott Rasmussen’s polling found that 75% of Americans were convinced that any deal in Congress would actually increase taxes on the middle class. Even with the president promising […]

Mark Steyn: economically we’re already doomed.

The following is another funny commentary by Mark Steyn. It’s also quite depressing. If you want less of something you tax it. That’s a law as proven as gravity. So if President Obama taxes investments from private property to business and enterprise — the very basis of our country’s economic founding — you can expect […]

How many Supreme Court Justices does it take to figure out ObamaCare?

Again, it cannot be overstated, those immortal words of our Constitution’s author, James Madison: “It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.” In other […]

Obama redefines judicial activism to meet his definition.

I always get a kick out of liberals when they try to summarize a conservative argument but purposely butcher that definition in order to reverse engineer the outcome they seek. Here was President Obama preemptively attacking the Supreme Court for possibly overturning his Obamacare mandate. “And I’d just remind conservative commentators that, for years, what […]