Posts Tagged ‘taxes’

  • Tax Deal
    Posted by on December 6th, 2010 at 8:31 pm, Comments: 0

    Obama was a contestant on Let’s Make a Deal and John Boehner was Monty Hall. Here are the particulars of the deal. The existing tax [...]

  • Senator Earmark
    Posted by on November 27th, 2010 at 9:25 am, Comments: 0

    If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know that I roast the Obama administration and the Democratic socialists regularly.  The reason that [...]

  • Hauser’s Law
    Posted by on November 26th, 2010 at 10:19 am, Comments: 0

    When I was growing up, our middle school had a dean named Henry Hauser.  He was a tough, but extremely humorous guy.  When you needed [...]

  • Hauser's Law
    Posted by on November 26th, 2010 at 10:19 am, Comments: 0

    When I was growing up, our middle school had a dean named Henry Hauser.  He was a tough, but extremely humorous guy.  When you needed [...]

  • More Taxes Will Not Help
    Posted by on November 22nd, 2010 at 8:59 am, Comments: 0

    Stephen Moore and Richard Vedder penned a column for the Wall Street Journal today.  For all the economists and people out there that are “data [...]

  • Potentially Screwing Up a One Car Funeral
    Posted by on November 9th, 2010 at 10:58 pm, Comments: 0

    Republicans haven’t even taken office yet, but there are some controversies.  For example, Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina said you cannot be a fiscal [...]

  • Hey, This QE2 Thingy Could Work from Northern Trust
    Posted by on November 9th, 2010 at 9:28 pm, Comments: 0

    In the interest of being devil’s advocate, I will elucidate a nice argument in favor of QE2. It’s not mine, but courtesy of the Northern [...]

  • Tax Cuts That Are Paid For
    Posted by on November 8th, 2010 at 9:24 am, Comments: 0

    Get ready to hear this statement a lot.  Democrats will be using it and let’s hope Republicans don’t take the bait. This is faulty logic. [...]

  • Transaction Tax Again
    Posted by on October 18th, 2010 at 2:35 pm, Comments: 0

    The transaction tax is an idea that politicos and bureaucrats float all the time. It’s one of the dumbest ideas I have ever seen as [...]

  • Inflation is Baked In The Cake
    Posted by on October 5th, 2010 at 7:55 am, Comments: 0

    One domino down, one more to go this week. The Bank of Japan as expected set their interest rate to almost zero and paved the [...]

  • Why Taxes and Tax Rates Matter
    Posted by on September 19th, 2010 at 1:23 pm, Comments: 0

    Big tax fight going on right now. There are several lenses to view the fight through. One is simply the cash accounting method.  Ignoring all [...]

  • Class Warfare, Tax Cuts For the Rich
    Posted by on September 1st, 2010 at 6:02 pm, Comments: 0

    In the constant debate about the economy, there are two camps. One are the tax cutters. I am in this camp. Tax cutters say slash [...]

  • Taxes on Carried Interest
    Posted by on August 25th, 2010 at 12:15 pm, Comments: 0

    The relentless attack on capitalism continues.  The government isn’t happy with the way it has increased costs for business in the US over the last [...]

  • Fannie and Freddie
    Posted by on August 8th, 2010 at 8:07 am, Comments: 0

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, gave America a heart attack…. The root cause of the financial melt down of 2008 was not Wall Street. Wall [...]

  • Uhg!employment
    Posted by on August 6th, 2010 at 8:30 am, Comments: 0

    The headline numbers on today’s unemployment were dismal. But, they probably were not as dismal as they first looked.  The market currently is lower on [...]

  • Billionaire Boys Club
    Posted by on August 4th, 2010 at 7:08 pm, Comments: 0

    50 billionaires in California agreed to a pledge. They promise to donate 50% of their wealth to charity upon their demise. A nobel pledge. It [...]

  • Economic Stimulus, Spend or Less Tax?
    Posted by on July 24th, 2010 at 9:15 am, Comments: 0

    The great debate since Obama took office was not if the economy was in bad shape or not, but how to use effective policy to [...]

  • Feelin the Heat
    Posted by on July 22nd, 2010 at 7:44 am, Comments: 0

    Ben Nelson might be more unpopular in Nebraska than Barry Switzer. Anecdotal evidence infers that it’s tough for him to even go out to a [...]