Tag: taxation

Who We Are as a Nation

Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh writes: America used to mean something. The Statue of Liberty represented independence, what it meant collectively to be an American. There was a reason why millions risked life and limb to come to our shores. We…

Elective Despotism

Though the Founding Fathers fought a revolution because they hated the idea of taxation without representation, soon after independence they realized that taxation with representation could be tyranny too. That was the whole point of James Madison’s famous warning in…

A $52 Trillion Fantasy

Leading Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has officially unveiled her “Medicare for All” plan. This program is based on fantasy financing. According to Warren, it will cost $52 trillion over ten years, but a middle-class tax increase…

Living Off the Interest

Depending on who you happen to listen to, some two-thirds, or three-fourths, or nine-tenths of the United States government is illegal — meaning that what it is and what it does it falls outside the limits prescribed by Article I,…

Democrats See Death In Taxes

On Monday night, the GOP tax bill took another step toward President Trump’s desk when Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), named nine members to the conference committee, including Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas). The Senate is…

Illegal and Unconstitutional

“The typical American voter is so stupid, his dog teaches him tricks.” –Jonathan Gruber architect of Romney-Obama-Care  The hot topic again this week coming from today’s conservatives is an attempt to get you caught up into a debate about what…

Escaping Obamacare

“You get what you pay for,” the adage goes. Not with the Affordable Care Act. When open enrollment starts Nov. 1, the public will see they’re going to be paying lots more for health insurance in 2017 and getting less.…