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Income Tax

Obama’s “Fair Share” Nearly the Same as Mine

April 14, 2013

If you believe “rich” is considered any household earning over $250,000 a year, and if you believe that the acceptable tax rate on the top earners is 39.6%, then wouldn’t you think someone pulling in $608,611 should pay their “fair share” of taxes?  Even if this person gave (and legitimately deducted) a substantial amount of [...]

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The Compliance Cost of the Tax Code

April 13, 2010

The income tax code is a huge drain on the American economy.  The amount of money spent on income taxes for wasteful programs, not to mention the economic cost of lost opportunity from money not being in the free market, is staggering.  Even the cost of actually preparing our tax returns and paying our taxes [...]

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Support A Tax Holiday

December 1, 2008

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) of the Conservative Republican Study Committee is proposing an alternative to the Auto Industry bailout and Economic Stimulus packages, as well as the remainder of the Paulson Bailout money that has yet to be authorized by Congress.  His plan is to use the remaining $350 billion allocated from the bailout money [...]

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Say “No” to Conservative Class Warfare

November 21, 2008

There is a movement of “reformers” within the Conservative movement who want to target Conservative policies to the middle-class.  Ramesh Ponnuru at National Review is one of them.  I don’t have a problem with coming up with ideas that benefit the middle class, but it should not turn into class warfare.  Ponnuru, I feel, is [...]

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Massachusetts: Yes on Question 1

November 3, 2008

Turning to my own home state for a moment, I urge all residents of Massachusetts to vote “Yes” on ballot question 1, which will eliminate the state income tax by 2012.  The Teacher’s Union and other pro-liberal groups are out in force to try to scare people that essential government services will be cut if [...]

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