ATR BULLETIN: HERE COMES A FLOOD OF NEW TAXES

House Liberals Vote Next Week to Tax Your Pension
It seems like Nancy Pelosi and Charlie Rangel have a different idea for a tax increase every week. They want to raise taxes on evil rich guys making more than $250,000. They want to raise taxes on smokers. They want to raise taxes on […]

SOCIAL SECURITY AND DEMOCRATS (lest we forget)

Here is a story I received today regarding the Social Security Program…
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Franklin Roosevelt, a Democrat, introduced the Social Security (FICA) Program. He promised:
1.) That participation in the Program would be completely voluntary,
2.) That the participants would only have to pay 1% of the first $1,400 of their annual incomes into the Program,
3.) That […]

STOCK MARKET RECORD: LIBS PREPARE TAX BILLS

Stocks Up After Rally; S&P 500 Hits High
Jul 13 03:20 PM US/Eastern
By TIM PARADIS, AP
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street extended its gains Friday, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 index breaking through a trading high set in March 2000 and the Dow Jones industrials passed the 13,900 mark for the first time.
Despite advances by […]

WHY THE GREAT DEPRESSION? (not the demolib version)

Paul Jacob, TOWNHALL.comNow we have “The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression,” by Amity Shlaes, a syndicated columnist for Bloomberg News and a former member of the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal (HarperCollins; $26.95).
Shlaes’s introduction tells us, “It is time to revisit the late 1920s and the 1930s. Shlaes lays […]

3 REPUBS: THEIR FAIR TAX POSITION

Gov. Mike Huckabee makes FairTax centerpiece of presidential campaign
At the “Dare To Be Fair” rally in Columbia, SC on May 15, 2007, Mike Huckabee endorses the FairTax.
Sen. John McCain agrees as president to sign FairTax bill if passed by Congress.
At a town hall meeting in Waukee, IA on June 8, John McCain was asked his […]

BARNES: HEALTH CARE RELIEF IDEA

“(T)he family (Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama) talks about in the beginning (of his speech) is a family that buys their own — individuals buying health insurance and it costs too much, they’re going bankrupt, but he doesn’t mention there is a simple solution.
John Shadegg of Arizona has proposed this for years — and that […]