Soak The Rich, Drown The Retirees
As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly. – Proverbs 26:11 (HT: Bible.cc) One of the first things new British Prime Minister David Cameron did in order to fix Great Britain’s recent economic problems was to tax the rich. He raised Great Britain’s top tax rate to 50% and his economists predicted that this would raise an extra billion | Read More »
Elizabeth Warren and All The Contempt That She Deserves.
There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. Nobody. You built a factory out there? Good for you. But I want to be clear: you moved your goods to market on the roads the rest of us paid for; you hired workers the rest of us paid to educate; you were safe in your factory because of police forces and fire | Read More »
The Dismal Science – (Part 1 of 3): Michele Bachmann on Jobs and the Economy.
James MacDonald of ForeignPolicy.com describes the current Seldon Crisis occurring in Western economies as the end of a seven decade experiment. This seven decade experiment is described by Walter Russell Mead as The Blue Social Model. He talks us through its particulars below. Graduate from high school and you were pretty much guaranteed lifetime employment in a job that gave you a comfortable lower middle | Read More »
Sen. Coburn Didn’t Lie, But Grover Norquist’s Credibility Continues to Die.
Senator Tom Coburn !!!!!LIED HIS WAY INTO OFFICE!!!!! He made a deal with the Iniquitous Dick Durbin and joined his “Gang of Six”! He violated his pledge to Americans for Tax Reform, by even frequenting the same Senate Lavatory as these evil malefactors. He must be shamed. He will be stopped. And if you agree with any of the blither written above, you are about | Read More »
John McCain Should Be President. He Has Some Explaining To Do.
Today I again wish Barack Obama had lost the election of 2008. Again, I wish that John McCain were the president. Ironically, today at least, this has nothing to do with any particular disagreement I have with how President Obama is handling his duties. Today, at least, it has nothing to do with the fact that I admired the courage and grace shown by Sarah | Read More »
Jealousy, And the Power to Destroy
“The Power to tax is the power to destroy.” – John Marshall. It’s a pleasant relief to see Ruth Marcus wake up and smell the latte. She, of all unrealistic and out-of-touch human beings, has finally admitted there are limits to soaking the rich. She did so by finally realizing that the motivations behind the “soak the rich” dogma pervasive in Democratic Party circles had | Read More »