Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Big Kudoes (finally!) to the Republican Congressmen who voted “NO”…

by Skip January 28, 2009

On the Pelosi-Reid-Obama Generational Theft bill.  As one can seen here, this bill is nothing more than every Liberal’s earmark or voted down spending bill from the last 8 years going forward through the next 8.  Even the non-partisan CBO has declared, along with LOTS of economists, that this is NOT a stimulus bill, that […]

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Live Free or Die? What a quaint notion…

by Doug January 28, 2009

And yet another assault on the freedom of citizens of the Granite State… Following on motorcycle muffler requirements and horse licensing/vaccination edicts, the NH legislature seeks to enter into the business of business scheduling. The note from our friend Paul Mirski summed it up: Employers may be the verge of losing control of the scheduling […]

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Some reasons against Big Government

by Skip January 28, 2009

Boortz summarizes a Heritage (a free market, conservative think tank) report: Most government spending has historically reduced productivity and long-term economic growth due to: Taxes. Most government spending is financed by taxes, and high tax rates reduce incentives to work, save, and invest–resulting in a less motivated workforce as well as less business investment in […]

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This is what happens when you decide only the rich should pay income taxes

by Skip January 28, 2009

Liberals love a "progressive" income tax policy in which "those that can better afford it pay more".  In other words, only the rich pay the freight.  And given the last tax info from the government, we are all but at that tipping point: For Tax Year 2006 Percentiles Ranked by AGI AGI Threshold on Percentiles […]

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As believed, it was nothing more than a Democrat’s attempt to generate a revenue stream by collectivism

by Skip January 28, 2009

Well, Doug posted about the "horse" bill here and we had a local horse lover, Jean Lavin, on Meet The New Press (podcast here) to talk about a Democrat Rep’s attempt to crassly use horses to "help out the state". In fact, the local paper, the Citizen, summarized Rep Carla Skinder’s  (D-Cornish) words: Rep. Skinder, […]

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