Sochi Gets a Visit from the La Taxa Nostra

Originally posted at American Thinker Somebody has to cover the cost of Sandra Fluke’s contraceptives.  So, with that in mind, government mafia extortionists disguised as the IRS are eagerly awaiting the tally on Olympic gold, silver and bronze. At the SOTU, Barack Obama said of the Sochi Olympics: “We believe in the inherent dignity and […]

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Charging Residents for Calling 9-1-1? – American Thinker Blog – February 22, 2010

Originally posted at American Thinker Blog An innovative plan to charge for 9-1-1 calls is sure to incite nationwide copycat proposals when long-term savings show unlimited potential to benefit expensive programs like universal health care. As if California taxes weren’t exorbitant enough the town of Tracy, California, hoping to generate “extra revenue while it suffers a […]

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The Halves and the Halve-Nots

When you were a kid the kindest thing you could say to a friend over lunch was, “You want half?” Giving half of what we have is no longer a matter of free choice.  About 50% of every penny we earn goes toward taxes.  Americans who do pay taxes, if lucky, live in a world […]

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Black Barry Roberts Swashbuckling Buccaneer

On Inauguration Day, the crowd jamming the National Mall, to witness the historic institution of Barack Obama as the 44th, President of the United States, was referred to in the press as “…a sea of humanity, almost too many to count, too many to see, stretched out from the Capitol beyond the Washington Monument.” An […]

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Soetero’s Socialistic Slavery

He rode the train, he used the Bible and in order to accrue political respect shamelessly aligned his life’s journey with Abraham Lincoln’s. However, in the first few weeks of governing he certainly didn’t adhere to Lincoln’s ideology when it came to dealing with the economy, “You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more […]

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The Yugioh Card Conundrum Addendum

The other day I wrote a short (for me) piece entitled the Yugioh Card Conundrum. It was about an object lesson I taught my grandson Luke using his excitement about making money by selling his large collection of Yugioh, Pokémon and Baseball cards on eBay. While working together to organize his collection of cards, I […]

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Yugioh Card Conundrum

Luke my ten, soon to be eleven, year old grandson came over to spend a Sunday with me and his Grandpa.  Luke is the type of child that likes money, wants to make money and is always thinking of ways that he might be able to make “a lot“ of money — and if anyone […]

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The Obama-Rama Tax-Rebate Trauma

I was all excited this morning when I found out that I was getting $13.00 a week in tax rebates from the Obama Spend-a-Rama. I mean it’s hard to not consider, when hearing numbers in the trillions, “Hey, what’s in this for me?” This morning, upon rising, good news finally filled my “catastrophically crisis” filled […]

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