Day: December 10, 2013

The Minimum Wage is Racist

During the progressive era there was a movement among progressives to create a wage structure within the nation.  A minimum wage.  Their desire for this arbitrary sum assigned to the cost or value of labor had a very specific purpose.  They knew that by using government to make labor more expensive it would result in …

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House Republican Alliance Defends New Hampshire Families

CONCORD – The House Republican Alliance (HRA) today issued at statement on the proposed increase in the gas tax. Last week a group in the state house came out in support of a proposed “indexed gas tax” that would allow the gas tax to continue to rise year after year with “zero legislative over-site”. “There …

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Obama can’t even tell the truth on his Government Motors bailout?

Once again, we see that Obama just makes stuff up – and says what is necessary to fit the political occasion of the moment: “When I took office, the American auto industry – the heartbeat of American manufacturing – was on the verge of collapse,” said Obama. “As president, I refused to let that happen. …

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So, Obama hates volunteer fire departments (of course, where’s the Union?)

From the Daily Mail (a UK paper that does a lot better on reporting edgy American news than most US papers): The Affordable Care Act forces companies with more than 50 workers to buy them all health insurance or pay hefty fines The IRS says volunteer firefighters are ’employees,‘ even though the Department of Labor …

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Row, Row, Row your boat – but only after you pay the Republican “Dinghy Tax”

Yup, just like the New Gas tax (get it – New Coke!  New Gas Tax?  Hopefully suffers the same death by embarrassment), now we get a new tax on the boats that “Every Man” can afford.  I certainly can’t afford a 45 foot cruiser for whiling away lazy summer days – but I can afford …

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