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Our Most Productive Citizens: In Defense of Progressive Taxation

September 24, 2010 – Comments (10)

On my previous blog entry, one of the commenters in an oh-so-predictible fashion brought forth a ridiculous standby of much conservative taxation discussion: "Our tax policy should not discriminate against our most productive citizens . . . [S]since when are people not entitled to the fruits of their own labor?"   [more]

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The Entitled Rich

September 23, 2010 – Comments (26)

It's been awhile since I've blogged here, but I ran across this article/blog post about some jerk U of C law professor (there's your first sign of a problem) who is complaining about how his individual taxes will increase as a result of Obama's proposed plan and ruin he and his family.  I thought it was satire at first, it's so bad.  There's already numerous people on the blogsphere who have ripped this idiot to shreds.  I'd like to just pile on gratuitously.  [more]

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Police Idiocy in Pittsbrugh; God Bless America

September 26, 2009 – Comments (33)

This is the type of police work we have to look forward to if (when?) push comes to shove.  Order above all, even if it means trapping innocent kids on a staircase and spraying them with teargas.  [more]

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...and we're not Canada either.

September 16, 2009 – Comments (7)

Last time, I outlined some of the vague cultural differences that consistently keep American health costs higher than those in other countries.  However, some have insisted that, culturally, Americans are very similar to the Canadians.  This is as about a blatant fabrication as is possible.  [more]

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We Are Not Denmark!

September 12, 2009 – Comments (19)

 We are not Denmark.  We are not Australia.  We are not France, Norway, Sweden, or Canada.  For better or worse, we are the United States.   [more]

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