Taxes

IRS: We Misunderstood….+

We can breathe easier now.  That chilly wind we mistook for political persecution…

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“Indefensible Wealth”+

It’s a question many people can’t stop asking:  When so many have so little,…

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Admit Defeat, Claim Victory+

F.D.R. had his New Deal; well, Mr. Obama has his Big Deal….Consider, in particular,…

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Diversity Redefined+

Can’t we all just get along?  It seems that everyone wants a divorce these days.…

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Holidays And Gifts+

Today’s news is all about “gifts,” which seems seasonally appropriate.…

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Melmo+

Melmo has it all figured out. If something’s going on, he wants in. If not, he curls…

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Tax The Poor+

For a wonderful juxtaposition of deception and candor in two consecutive sentences,…

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The Return of Chauncy Gardner+

    Government no more spends our money than a garden spends water or a body…

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Dance of the Dodgers+

Before the economic crisis hit Europe, I observed during a trip that many Greek businesses…

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Draper's Fancy Drapes+

I’m not usually one to attack specific articles I read, but when it’s The…

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Kill the host, kill the …. (?)+

Things are looking up for nemo.  For weeks now, he has been submerged in a Stygian gloom,…

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Reasons Not to Tax the Rich Rapidly Evaporating+

Recently NPR went in search of small business owners who would declare, in support of…

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Need more taxes? Make more taxpayers!+

The Congress is nothing if not inventive.   It seems that our President has a plan to…

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Just Who Are The 1%? The 10%? You’d be surprised.+

(Courtesy of our Facebook friend Rushe):  According to a handy income calculator…

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Occupy Wall Street: Not What People Think+

It’s remarkable how many so-called pundits have talked or written about the…

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Should Five Percent Appear Too Small…+

I’ve been hearing a lot of misinformed squabbling over taxes lately. One problem…

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Rich Man, Dead Man+

  My, how the rich are under attack these days.  And why not?  Times are hard;…

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One for You, Nineteen for Me+

Thanks to my esteemed colleague Nemo Paradise, our readers have gotten a magnified…

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