TeaParty Attendees: beware of wolves in conservative clothing

If you attending your local Tea Party event Watch out for random Liberal bloggers trying to play this as far right anti-government folks. Don’t let them. This government is too big and we are taxed enough to support a proper government. This is not “no tax, anarchy”. This is slimmer, more efficient and more fairContinue reading “TeaParty Attendees: beware of wolves in conservative clothing”

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Obama is not Robin Hood he is Prince John

Let’s get something clear here. This Robin Hood, “Take form the Rich and Give to the Poor” babble is completely off base. It is dead wrong and insulting. Dead-Wrong because Robin Hood did not take from the “rich” indiscriminately. He took from the elite insider class of the government to give it back to theContinue reading “Obama is not Robin Hood he is Prince John”

A clear difference in philosophy

I heard an explanation of the differences between Conservatives and Liberals that I thought was interesting. The comparison was something along the lines of … Two Americans both have big dreams. The conservative wants to wrok for himself, create a company, provide for his family, grow the business and retire comfortably. The Liberal wants toContinue reading “A clear difference in philosophy”

How to lie with statistics (politics II)

I have mentioned a few in a previous post and I now have a few more that are bugging me. The income gap One you have likely heard and may fall into is this…The income gap between the have and have-nots is widening. I do not deny that the gap is widening in fact ifContinue reading “How to lie with statistics (politics II)”

Obama’s statements on taxes explained

Having the benefit of years of pouring through data and trying to correct entrenched assumptions about what that data is telling us, has been far more useful in this election than in the past. I find it fascinating to listen to the “words” and “speeches” of Oabama and the ease at which he uses statisticsContinue reading “Obama’s statements on taxes explained”

So what of McCain’s idea of a "Spending Freeze"

We all hear how big the national debt is. They even have Debt Tickers that attempt to show it. The National Debt is currently at 10Trillion dollars. But what of the yearly impact on this number. From 2005-2007 the Debt rose by just under 1.1Trillion dollars. Or about 550 billion a year. Tracking the growthContinue reading “So what of McCain’s idea of a "Spending Freeze"”

Invalid Tax Theory Abounds

I heard it yet again twice today. This time clearly state don Lou Dobbs Tonight and eluded to on Hannity and Colmes. It is the seemingly honest statement that the Bush tax cuts are the cause of the current deficits. The problem is that this common opinion is absolutely false. It is a perfect exampleContinue reading “Invalid Tax Theory Abounds”

Obama tax plan: $1000 Tax credit to replace your job

The fundamental stupidity of the Obama tax plan is that he will increases taxes on companies that actually make profits in these tough times. The impact of those taxes will be two-fold. He does not just want to increase the corporate tax rate but also the capital gains taxes on anyone that happens to wantContinue reading “Obama tax plan: $1000 Tax credit to replace your job”

Date Line Washington DC: Feb 14, 2009

President Obama, appearing in the Rose garden, after his emergency economic summit with the Democratic leaders of Congress, today announced emergency action to help resolve the economic crisis. “Today I asked Congress to act quickly to enact my tax proposals. Unfortunately, due to the depth of crisis started by the failed policies of the BushContinue reading “Date Line Washington DC: Feb 14, 2009”