Requiem for ‘Hope and Change’
None of this matter to American liberalism, which is based on feelings not fact. Michelle Obama made this clear in her interview with Oprah Winfrey. Oprah asked if Michelle thought Barack produced the “hope” that is presidency was “all about.” Michelle said yes:
“Yes, I do. Because we FEEL the difference now … See, now we are FEELING what not having hope FEELS like, you know. Hope is necessary. It is a necessary concept . . . What do you give your kids if you can’t give them hope?” [Emphasis mine].
Feelings are what count, not facts.Read More
The time is right for a tax revolution
Comparing candidate tax plans
How to identify the proper economic enemy
Clarifying fiscal insanity
By Tom Quiner The numbers in the graphic below are old, but you get the idea.Read More
“To update Ronald Reagan’s quip: Republicans think every day is the Fourth of July, and President Obama and the Democrats think every day is April 15. The FCC’s net-neutrality move is but the first step toward death by typical government overregulation.”Read More
The immorality of liberalism
If you left behind a mountain of unfunded debt that your kids were forced to pay, so you could “enjoy your money” now, that would be immoral. What kind of parent would do such a thing?Read More
The latest result of Obamanomics goes by the fancy name of “tax inversions.” What that simply means is a company domiciled in the U.S., say Burger King, gets fed up paying the highest corporate income tax in the world (see chart above) so they buy a Canadian company, let’s say it’s Tim Hortons, and move their domicile to Canada with their 15 percent corporate income tax rate.
You do the math: 15% Canadian tax vs. 35% U.S. tax.Read More
Another adventure at the "Politically-Correct Coffee Shop"
By Tom Quiner Amanda and I stood before two doors, one marked “conservatives,” and the other marked “liberals.” Yes, I had returned to the Politically-Correct Coffee Shop with another liberal friend to solve the problems of the world. [For new readers to Quiner’s Diner, you can get up to speed on my past adventures in…Read More
Would the 'Fair Tax' tax used cars?
The tax code currently stands at 4 million words. That’s about five times the length of the Bible. Congress tinkers with it constantly, usually increasing its complexity as it taxes new things; at the same time, they exempt others that have more persuasive (richer) lobbyists.
The Fair Tax eliminates the tax code. It strips away power from the politicians and their lobbyist buddies and puts the power where it belongs: in the hands of the people.