This week, the Commonwealth rewards her citizens for getting prepared for hurricane (or derecho… or tornado… ) season by allowing us to purchase the preparatory supplies for the impending storms sales-tax-free. (Reminiscent of the days when I used to run a restaurant and kids would ask for a raise based on their accomplishment of ‘being […]
It’s been a bad week for the government-is-your-trustworthy-benefactor crowd. On Wednesday, three credible witnesses torpedoed Obama Administration claims about what officials knew and when they knew it during and after the terrible September 11, 2012, attack on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which left four Americans dead. Then on Friday morning, ABC News reported that […]
Economists from Italy and Portugal – two of the biggest victims of Faux-sterity – reveal, again, that spending cuts are better for balancing budgets than tax increases. They also say it’s better to go big than to go long.
Too many politicians and activists hear “no new taxes” and assume that’s where the conversation ends. Those of us who actually say that know better. Opposition to tax increases doesn’t end the conversation; it begins one.
President Obama has tipped his hand. He wants to start his second term with a $1-trillion-plus tax increase. It’s bad politics, bad economics, and reason to enough to elect Mitt Romney to replace him.
Tom Friedman’s column checks all the boxes. Sprinkle of criticism of the president: check. Praise of “credible” Republicans: check. Factual errors that torpedo the entire effort to anyone outside of his ignorant readership: check.