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Welcome to Rule By the Occupiers

Welcome to Rule By the Occupiers

Most of the rhetoric opposing tax increases typically focuses upon small-business owners and the people they will or won’t hire as a result of government tax policy. But lost in this discussion are the people who benefit from the personal decisions of these high earners. Taking away 3 to 5 percent of their incomes won’t really hurt most of the so-called “wealthy” all that much, but it sure will hurt those who depend upon the expenditure of their discretionary income.

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Will the GOP Be Blamed for Democrat Tax Increases?

Will the GOP Be Blamed for Democrat Tax Increases?

The ultimate leverage in the game of chicken now being played in the upcoming fiscal cliff is who will get blamed politically if everyone’s taxes go up at year’s end. Because, unless House Republicans can come to some sort of an arrangement with the White House before Dec. 31, that is exactly what is going to happen. Obama is betting Republicans will get blamed for this outcome, and declare it proof positive that the GOP only cares about the top 1 percent.

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Percentages: Romney’s Opportunity to Seize the High Ground

Percentages: Romney’s Opportunity to Seize the High Ground

Mitt Romney is not backing away from comments he made at a May 17 fundraiser in Boca Raton, Florida fundraiser, captured on video, that Barack Obama’s base consists of half of Americans who do not pay income taxes, “who believe that they are victims,” and are “reliant on government.” That is good. He shouldn’t back away, because this is a discussion worth having.

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Envy: The Fuel of Liberalism

Envy: The Fuel of Liberalism

Were it not for the fuel of envy and greed for what others have, liberalism would have died on the vine long ago. Liberalism is such a counter-intelligent, counter-scientific, counter-intuitive philosophy, even Americans of the most humble education and intellect would have long ago rejected it for the exercise in asininity that it truly is. Were it not for envy.

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Economic and Biblical Perspective on Income Inequality

Economic and Biblical Perspective on Income Inequality

The Institute for Faith, Work and Economics released a report yesterday entitled, “Why Does Income Inequality Exist? An Economic and Biblical Explanation” by Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley, Vice President of Economic Initiatives at IFWE. The report contains some interesting observations on why some people have greater incomes than others…and whether this is fair and moral.

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Media Hypocrisy on Kerry-Romney Wealth

Media Hypocrisy on Kerry-Romney Wealth

Bill O’Reilly highlights a study by the Media Research Center which points out the abject hypocrisy of the Marxists in the Obama Administration’s Ministry of Public Enlightenment (aka the “mainstream” media). John Kerry is much wealthier than Mitt Romney, yet the “mainstream” media yammers far more about what a “rich guy” Romney is than they ever did about John F. Kerry (who served in Vietnam, by the way).

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Liberals Admit: Tax Policy About Redistribution, Not Revenue

Liberals Admit: Tax Policy About Redistribution, Not Revenue

This interview is one that every American should see–and many should watch it 10 times or more, until the truth of it sinks in. We have Liz Cheney interviewing columnist Charles Krauthammer about President Barack Obama’s zeal to tax successful Americans, regardless of whether it makes any economic sense whatsoever.

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Tax Rates Depend on How You Make Your Money

Tax Rates Depend on How You Make Your Money

The so-called “Buffett Rule” would automatically subject anyone who has taxable income above one million dollars to a 30 percent tax rate regardless of how that money was earned. But, it is based upon the hope that Americans fundamentally misunderstand the way different types of income are taxed and the reasons behind these differences.

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Understanding the Language of the Left Part 2

Understanding the Language of the Left Part 2

Last week we discussed the confusing world of the language of liberalism, and how liberals change words when people learn about their bad ideas. This second installment examines the liberal use of words like “worker” and associated variations. Normal people frequently use this term to describe blue-collar workers, but for liberals, it almost always means “labor union members.”

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Senate Considers the Buffett Tax

Senate Considers the Buffett Tax

“When it comes to paying down the deficit and investing in our future, should we ask middle class Americans to pay even more at a time when their budgets are already stretched to the breaking point? Or, should we ask some of the wealthiest Americans to pay their fair share?” President Obama said in his weekly address. Interesting how the only option is an either or.

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