Taxes (page 228)

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    What’s ‘fair’ for the wealthy (really high earners) to pay in taxes?

    After President Obama’s latest effort this week to stir up some good, old-fashioned class warfare, Philip Klein of the Washington Examiner decided to revisit an earlier piece in which he sought to determine the “fair” level of taxation for the nation’s highest earners. In…
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2011
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    Obama has only about four days to see the light

    Excellent post from AEI’s Steve Hayward on Obama’s Jobs bill Stimulus II. Future historians are likely to look back on this week as the period Obama passed the point of no return for his presidency, and they may identify last Friday, September 16, as the single most important day…
    Michael Sanera, September 19, 2011
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    Must see ad by Ford

    I missed this ad because I mute all commercials but it’s a must see ad. Way to go Ford. It is not exactly a “buy American” ad, but a don’t buy GM or Chrysler because of the bailouts. ??…
    Michael Sanera, September 19, 2011
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    Obama wants millionaires to pay same taxes as middle class: Why not?

    You’ve probably seen the latest campaign in the class war from the Obama Re-Election Campaign White House: Reduce the deficit by forcing millionaires to pay the same percentage of their income in taxes as middle class Americans do. Obama plans to call this exercise the “Buffett Rule,” noting that…
    Rick Henderson, September 18, 2011
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    Another Arizona courtroom victory for taxpayers

    From Goldwater Institute President & CEO Darcy Olsen: Just a brief note to share the good news that the Goldwater Institute has won another courtroom victory for taxpayers. This morning, we received word from the court that a law allowing school districts to spend bond money on projects…
    Mitch Kokai, September 15, 2011
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    Sowell explains why ‘taxing the rich’ doesn’t work

    Even if you buy into the notion that “taxing the rich” is a fair and appropriate way to raise more money for government programs, Thomas Sowell‘s latest column ought to convince you that the idea doesn’t work. Sowell starts with a discussion of efforts to tax…
    Mitch Kokai, September 15, 2011
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    JLF expert urges Buncombe County voters to question a proposed sales tax hike

    Buncombe County voters will decide this fall whether to endorse a 0.25-cent sales tax hike. Michael Sanera believes those voters should ask some questions first. “Voters are told that an extra $7 million per year in sales tax will pay for new buildings and renovations at…
    Mitch Kokai, September 14, 2011
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    Hayek smacks down Keynes

    All of the posts at Cafe Hayek today are brilliant.  Read them here. Roberts and Boudreaux take on Keynes, The New York Times, Krugman, aggregate demand and they recommend George Will. Cafe Hayek’s quotation of the day: … is from page 249 of Vol. 9 of Hayek’s Collected Works;…
    Michael Sanera, September 9, 2011