Taxes

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How Ocasio-Cortez Would ‘Spend’ Amazon’s Tax Cut Now That They Aren’t Getting It

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the new “leader” of the Democrat party, has a plan. It involves that 3 billion in Tax cuts New York City promised Amazon. The problem with this plan is exposed succinctly by Don Trump Jr. “Will someone please explain to me how it is possible for NYC to SPEND a $3 Billion tax break on …

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NH Democrats Stop Business Tax Cuts – Pass Tax Hikes Instead

Ways and Means Chair Susan Almy led the charge to end prosperity in New Hampshire. The Granite State has experienced historical growth in employment and its labor force after a series of business tax cuts were implemented. Democrats disagree on that point not that it matters. They need to raise taxes to pay for their …

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Opposite Day – Cuomo Says New York Can’t Raise Taxes on the Rich Because They Might Leave

Andrew Cuomo has a 2.3 Billion dollar problem called a deficit. But the Democrat governor says he won’t raise taxes on the rich. “That would be the worst thing to do. You would just expand the shortfall,” he said. “God forbid if the rich leave.” Strange words from a Democrat, so who does he tax? …

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Stop the insanity

If there’s anything that we should have learned over the last half century, it’s that spending more money on schools does nothing to improve student achievement, and that there is no correlation between the amount spent and the results obtained. And if there’s anything that we should have learned during the two decades since the …

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Daddy, why do we have taxes?

Percy Blakeney recently made the argument that ‘the proper function of taxation is to raise money for core functions of government’. The first problem with this is that it ignores the fact that there are lots of other ways in which money can be raised, apart from taxation:  Principally user fees, but also penalties, sales of …

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Vermonter: NH Doesn’t Deserve the First in The Nation Primary

Jeff Danziger, in an opinion piece for the Fall River Herald News, says as a Vermonter, he knows New Hampshire doesn’t deserve the first in the nation primary. I’ve had plenty to say about the distinction. I’m not sure we deserve it either. The way it warps the party politics and puts an emphasis on …

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From LA to NH The Educational-Industrial Complex is Driving us to Financial Ruin. Got that, Andru Volinsky?

This is a long post so IF you don’t have the time, scroll down to “SECOND START” and read from there. You’ll get a good analysis of how Andru Volinsky’s march towards a complete State of NH takeover of educational funding will affect you. First, a short snippet about the LA teachers strike to set …

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Democrat “Role Model” California Wants a New Tax on Drinking Water

If we’ve said it once we’ve said it a thousand times. When it comes to Democrats and your money there is “no enough.” No matter what you make they can find a way to take it and spend it. Just look at California. It’s a regulatory nightmare. Complete with the unsustainable spending that goes with long …

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The Real Reason The Left Wants to Raise Taxes on “the Rich”

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (“AOC”) recently proposed raising the top marginal income tax rate to 70 percent to pay for her “Green New Deal.” This rate would apply to income over $10 million. So how much would AOC’s new tax bracket raise? According to the Washington Post, at the most $72 billion a year. To …

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