Taxing Commerce

The US is hovering around $15 trillion in GDP that's not every commercial act just the sum generated by them in toto. If we tax incoming commerce at ports of entry at a rate of 10% & all goods as they cross state lines at a rate of 2%, as well as...

Just a little fun for today.

Considering all the talk that Trump is going to run on an independent ticket I thought this video was appropriate. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did.     http://www.thoughts.com/jakethetruth/funny-snl-skit-about-trump

Jobs

  No Jobs 2008-2012  Steve Jobs 1955-2011    Blow Jobs  1992-2001 Every picture tells a story...don't it?

Remember This?

I get so sick of the back & forth name calling that seems to have no memory accompanying it. "You're a Fascist!" "You're a Fascist!" "no YOU ARE!!" "Uh UH! You!!" ... "How did we become such Fascists?" "Practice makes...

Kim Jong-Il

    Kim Jong-Il is no more. He died on December 17,2011. He had a fatal heart attack as he was traveling in a train. He did not survive.   Kim Jong-Il was the ruler of North Korea. That already ...

Women Set To Be More Instrumental In Negotiations

  (Reuters) - The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the world, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Monday. Clinton said a new U.S. plan, signed by President...

Government cutbacks/ government spending

I do believe that all parties agree government needs to control spending, cut spending, and do what we can do to balance the budget.  My problem is where?  I hear cuts, cuts, cuts, but not really any good concrete figures.  Where, what and how much...

Differences between Liberals and Conservatives

http://revellian.com/2008/06/19/what-is-the-difference-between-liberal-and-conservative/   This is an older article, but he makes many clear concise points.  I admire the fact that he does not see everything as black or white, cut and dried. ...

Repost: Merry Christmas

  It's not exactly a Christmas song but, to me it's always been one. To those I like & those I ignore alike & those of you whom I've yet to meet... Have a great day regardless of what or if you celebrate.

Seperation of Powers

I am a bit confused.  Do you not have three branches of government?  Isn't the government built on a series of checks and balances? I was taught that the 3 branches were there to make sure no one branch received to much power.   Why is it that the...

The end of Cadillac Benefits

  First the news story and some music.     The value of employee health benefits will be placed on Form W-2 starting with the 2011 one. Does that mean health benefits will be considered taxable income? And could you please...

North Korea the impending doom

If you haven't heard of the news or don't care of the new leader of North Korea then I will tell you why you need to.. This is really really bad! I have been studying North Korea for a while because it is interesting topic of how a country can isolate...

The death of Kim Jong Il

Kim jong Il is dead. This makes an unstable situation in the Korean peninsula possibly a bit more unstable. His third son Kim Jong Un was unveiled as successor in September 2010.  However "Kim Jong-un is not yet the official heir but the regime...

Bachmann

Today I heard Bachmann explaining that we can not afford the payroll tax holiday.  How is that we can afford the Bush tax cuts on the wealthy, but we can not afford the payroll tax cuts?   Simple question, this monkey is scratching her head. ...

House GOP Delays Light Bulb Ban Until October

House GOP Delays Light Bulb Ban Until October WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in Congress are flipping the dimmer switch on a law that sets new energy-savings standards for light bulbs. They’ve reached a deal to delay until October enforcement...

Spoils

Every decade the party in control of a state's Congressional Delegation get's to redraw the lines of their state's Congressional districts. We used to call this gerrymandering now it's just the spoils system carried out to it's logical end. What...