Obama on Capital Gains: No Winners

Obama on Capital Gains: No Winners

“If you make more than $1 million a year, you should not pay less than 30 percent in taxes,” asserted President Obama in his State of the Union speech. For those with predominantly investment income, that would effectively double their capital gains tax...
Crony Communism

Crony Communism

It’s not like the old days in China when the top guys in the Communist Party at least pretended to be pro-equality. Back then, “poor peasants” were encouraged to denounce and kill “rich peasants” for the crime of being too productive, too...

Wrong medicine for a sick economy

“Middle-class families shouldn’t pay higher taxes than millionaires and billionaires,” repeatedly proclaims President Obama, arguing for his proposed $1.5 trillion tax increase over the next 10 years. “That’s pretty straightforward....

The American Jobs Act: An Anti-Jobs Jobs Bill

“Pass this bill now,” President Obama is repeatedly demanding, regarding his new American Jobs Act. There’s nothing new in the legislation, just more government spending, more transfers of money from “the rich” to Obama’s political...

Obama’s Jobs Program

President Obama’s constant refrain about the government’s unprecedented levels of red ink points to “millionaires and billionaires” as the problem, not the massive amounts of waste, fraud and inefficiency in government operations. Remember when a million per mile...
Killing Jobs via ObamaCare

Killing Jobs via ObamaCare

  Now that the politicians have delivered an anti-debt deal that adds an estimated $8 trillion to the current $14.5 trillion federal debt over the next 10 years, President Obama is getting ready to head off on a pro-jobs bus tour of the Midwest. With more than...

Blueberry Economics

SEA ISLE, N.J. — I should be worrying about how the politicians are killing the nation financially, but that’s on the back burner today because the 25th annual Red, White and Blueberry Festival is right up the road and they’re estimating that 10,000...

New Jersey as Auschwitz?

SEA ISLE, N.J. — Public-sector employees here now are regularly referring to Gov. Chris Christie as “Adolf Christie.” Things got especially ugly when Christie signed legislation that requires each of the state’s 500,000 teachers, police and...

Undercounting the joblessness

The U.S. job growth in May – or, more accurately, the lack of job growth – indicates that the economic “recovery” is coming undone. With 13.9 million people in the U.S. out of work according to the federal government’s unemployment...

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