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 [...]

Is the GOP the correct party for conservatives? by a hermit from Hudson

 

After I had grumbled my disaffection with the GOP, a conservative firebrand admonished me: “So leave already. They lied to you to get your vote. You will have to look elsewhere for those principles you obviously cherish.” A good point In order to keep people like me in line, the subject of future Supreme Court [...]

Shooting in Atlantis Plastics Plant Henderson, Ky. claims five lives

 

By Prateek Verma It was yet another case of hot blooded impulsive random shooting which claimed five lives and left another two injured. An employee had some argument with his supervisor and in a fit of rage, he walked out of the plant only to return with a handgun after sometime. According to the police [...]

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