Welcome to the second Civil War. This time it is the taxpayers against the taxeaters; the hand versus the cookie jar. The tea party sparked it, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey declared it, and now Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin has fired the first shot.
On one side of the economic Mason/Dixon line are taxpayers, people who send more money to government than they receive from it. On the other is taxeaters, whose ledger balance is reversed. Pick your side, either by…
Added by Tim Nerenz on February 28, 2011 at 6:15pm — No Comments
I just received a message from my Senator, Bob Corker, R, TN, say he was very interested in FAIR TAX proposal that is now - he says, being considered by House Ways and Means Committee. That it is news to me but then, I have only been involved for a couple of days.
Here is the IMPORTANT part - we need to contact EVERY person on that Committee - NOW!!!!
If they do not approve it and send it to the Chairman for consideration by the whole House, it means it is DEAD in this…Continue
Added by Sherwood MacRae on February 15, 2011 at 3:49pm — No Comments
Recently, I was encouraged write to my new Representative in Congress, promoting the FAIR TAX legislation and - as is typical, there was no response. She is a Republican, both of my Senators are Republicans. Normally, I am not concerned about the lack of response, but they are talking about the budget - even as you read this, so it is important that the appropriate committees can hold a hearing on its validity. Otherwise, we can forget about the possibilities. Perhaps, by 2012, we might…Continue
Added by Sherwood MacRae on February 14, 2011 at 4:21pm — No Comments
As I mentioned to some friends, due to the amount of money the President is borrowing from the Chinese, Obama is no longer able to refer to the Chinese leader as Hu Jintao. Now Obama is required to call him Hu JaDaddy. To paraphrase Jay Leno, the bad news is the Chinese Leader came to the White House this week. The good news is he said we could keep…Continue
Added by Trent Derr on February 7, 2011 at 4:15pm — No Comments