Archive for September, 2012

Why is it hateful or intolerant when Christians invite others to share in what they have?

 

Again this week I have heard that I am intolerant and hateful because of what I believe. I understand that this would happen, as my Savior told me that it would. However, logically it still just does not fit. Let me explain. Here is what I believe. Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth [...]

From: Hudson hermit

 

Well, George W. Bush is not as conservative as Ronald Reagan. The American Ponzi scheme (Social Security) and the eventual promise of universal health care (Medicare) will be sustained as the socialist stain on our country. Yes, these failed programs will be propped up by a President Bush. But it was not entirely sour. Finally, [...]

Is soccer really a game for liberals? by The Grand Poobah

 

Before addressing the death tax let’s reflect on the inherent bias the government has on savings. Since the enactment of the modern income tax, the basis for taxation has expanded in line with the needs of a rapacious national government. As with any government program, a simple concept, taxing income, has blossomed into a jury [...]

The War on Savings

 

Before addressing the death tax let’s reflect on the inherent bias the government has on savings. Since the enactment of the modern income tax, the basis for taxation has expanded in line with the needs of a rapacious national government. As with any government program, a simple concept, taxing income, has blossomed into a jury [...]

From: Dan Dickinson To: J. Menicucci

 

As bad as the Transfer tax system is, and I think that its narrow application and punitive rates are enough to render it unreasonable, standing up on C-Span to argue for repeal of this ‘tax on the rich’ plays out about the same as giving yourself a pay raise. I agree with you. The tax [...]

Is the Abolition of the Estate Tax a Feather in the Republican’s Caps, or a Mark on their Heads? by J. Menicucci

 

The Republican-controlled Congress has passed a bill to phase out the Estate and Gift Tax. It appears to be headed for a Presidential veto and a prominent role in the campaign. I must depart from some of my Conservative friends, because I do not view abolishing the Estate Tax as entirely positive. First, let me [...]

From: J. Menicucci

 

Hermit, you have made some good points in questioning the adequacy of the Republican party for conservatives. I think there are some points you have overlooked, and there are some with which I cannot agree. Since agreement can be pretty boring, I will just focus on those few points of disagreement. First, you seem to [...]

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