Archive for the ‘Taxes’ Category

Debt Hits $16 Trillion

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Obama’s Number 1! Yes, that’s right folks. Barack Obama is Number 1 – in driving our country further into debt, even surpassing the record set by his predecessor, George W. Bush. According to the Federal website, treasurydirect.gov, the national debt stood at a STAGGERING $16.015 TRILLION. To put this in ...

It’s the Spending!

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Paul Ryan has set forth a serious plan to put the Federal Government on a real diet, cutting some $6 trillion from the budget over the next 10 years. This is a great step forward, and means that someone in Washington is actually listening to the People. Ryan has also predicted ...

3 and 20

Friday, October 15th, 2010

What do the numbers 3 and 20 have in common? Okay, that first one is scaled down; the 3 is for $3 TRILLION. The 20 is the number of months Obama has been in office. Put them together and you have the amount that Obama has increased the National Debt. ...

Who’s Driving the car over the cliff?

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

It's amazing what a difference 20 months makes on the political scene. For the eight years of the Bush Administration, we heard an unending scream condemning deficit spending by the Left and how it was eating away our children's future. Yes, Bush, with the help of a Democrat controlled Congress, ...

National Debt Breaks $12 TRILLION Mark

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

November 16, 2009, is a day to remember. It is the day that the national debt broke the $12 Trillion mark. That's right, TWELVE TRILLION DOLLAR. This means that the national debt has grown faster and bigger under Obama than under any of his predecessors. How's that for change? Since the ...

Pedal to the Metal, Obama Style

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Fanfare, please. The day I have been waiting for (and dreading) has arrived. Barack Obama has succeeded in doing something no other president has ever done. He has successfully added $1 TRILLION to the national debt in just over 6 months in office. This is a feat that took Dubya roughly ...

Cash for Clunkers

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

The "cash for clunkers" program has run out of money, and Congress wants to put more of OUR hard earned money into the program. How about cutting our taxes and letting us determine how to spend it? Oh, wait, that would be in keeping with the American Ideal of Liberty, ...

Big Government Defeated in California

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

The people of California actually got something right on Tuesday when they resounding voted down the Taxinator's efforts of "budget reform". (Budget reform is Liberal speak for tax increases.) Of the six ballot initiatives, the only one that passed was the one that put the breaks on pay increases for ...

Tax Cut Rally 2009

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

It was 9:30 in the morning when I arrived at the State Capitol for the tax-cut rally. I came up early as I wanted to make sure I got a good parking space, as parking near the site of the event would be at a premium as it caught closer ...

Obama Political Failure #16

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

The Washington Times has the latest on the Obama "Cap and Tax" plan. President Obama's climate plan could cost industry close to $2 trillion, nearly three times the White House's initial estimate of the so-called "cap-and-trade" legislation, according to Senate staffers who were briefed by the White House. The plan calls for ...

How to Fix the Economy

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Obama is flailing about and now asking for ideas on how to fix the economy. From FoxNews: President Obama on Tuesday accused critics of his $3.6 trillion budget proposal of taking a "just say no" approach to his plan and offering few ideas of their own. Obama spoke after meeting with ...

Obama Political Failure #12

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Debt, Lies, and Politics Obama scores yet another political failure as he prepares to sign yet another big spending bill, this time a mere $410 BILLION of OUR money. This is the follow-up to the recently enacted spending spree of $867 BILLION (or, more accurately, over $1 TRILLION when you figure ...

Geithner On Oil Companies

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

Timothy Geithner, Obama's man to run the Treasury Department (including the IRS…talk about putting the fox in charge of the hen house) and the "bailout" demonstrates once again that no one in the Obama administration has ever read a science book. From Reuters : U.S. oil and natural gas producing companies should ...

Obama Political Failure #8

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

The headline on FoxNews says it all: Are Obama's Policies Ushering In a New Era of Socialism? Answer: Yes! With taxpayers shelling out $700 billion to bail out Wall Street and another $787 billion to jolt the sputtering economy, serious questions are being raised about whether all the government intervention is ...

A Stimulus Plan I Can Support

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Here's a woman with a stimulus plan that is guaranteed to fix the economy. Watch the video and see what she has in mind and what the people she spoke with have to say about it. Michelle is her name. And her plan is to eliminate the payroll tax for a ...

Obama Political Failure #7

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

Obama has now made it quite clear that his idea of bipartisanship requires Republicans to capitulate to his Socialist agenda. From Yahoo.com: A fired-up Barack Obama ditched his TelePrompter to rally House Democrats and rip Republican opponents of his recovery package Thursday night - at one point openly mocking the GOP for ...

Tax Dollars at Work

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Your tax dollars at work, Citicorp style. Flush with an influx of taxpayer dollars, thanks to the bailout plan Congress approved, CitiCorp has purchased a new Dassault jet aircraft with a $50 million price tag. And it isn't even a U.S. made aircraft. It's French! They're sending OUR tax money to ...

Obama – More Like Prince John Than Robin Hood

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Somebody at the New York Post needs a lesson in the legend of Robin Hood. The recent video clip running around of Barack Obama having a conversation with a guy who said Obama plans to raise his taxes is getting a lot of air play. Part of what Obama said ...

Taxes Are Revolting

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Voting for Liberals, especially Liberal Democrats, is taxing. Let's face it; Barack Obama and Joe Biden haven't met a tax hike they didn't like. Same with Hillary and most of the other Democrats in Congress, as well as Democrats elected at State and local levels. They love raising taxes. They ...

Presidential Pensions

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

I received an email concerning how to save the government (or, more accurately, the taxpayers) $5 Million. It was, of course, about this year's election. Here's the email: A president's pension currently is $191,300 per year. Assuming the next president lives to age 80. Sen McCain would receive ZERO pension ...