Insightful article from Art Laffer, a member of Ronald Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board on the effects of higher taxes on growth. [more]
"I used to be a contender" , Marlon Brando - from "On the Waterfront" (1954)
"I used to be a contender" , Helicopterfool - from "Motleyfool Caps" (2009)
Found this on you tube (key word gangster government). Apparently Congress has played/is playing a hand in determining which GM dealers close(d) and which stay(ed) open. [more]
For the first time in 26 years, the US had a monthly deficit in April (The month taxes are due). It was $20.9 Billion. April 2009 tax receipts dropped 44% compared with those in April 2008.
Tax receipts fell 50% during the Great Depression.
Instead of following TA, fundamentals or common sense - do the opposite. [more]