Tag Archives: taxes

Done with Hillary, done with the whole mess

So the inevitable Hillary Clinton ‘I’m running for president’ announcement came early this year, and the photo op of her speaking to throngs in NYC over the weekend of the ‘official’ campaign rollout provided the media buzz she wanted. I’ve been buried under all the expected¬†blast e-mails from the fans of Hillary, plus all the […]

At Last! The GOP ‘fesses up about Willard’s taxes!!!

As at least 35 of you know by now (I know–I check hits daily), I followed the story of Willard Romney’s taxes and what he paid into the IRS for much of the last election. This was following up on the allegation by Harry Reid that the Mittster hadn’t been paying anything for a ten-year […]

Obama, Occupy and the work ahead

I’d be less than honest if I didn’t say that the election results were better than I expected. Not that I was rooting for Obama (for the reasons I’ve outlined previously on this blog), but I felt that Romney had betrayed a real contempt for much of America. And this isn’t just about his “47 […]

Taxes and bracket creep, oh my!(warning–wonky)

My Buddy Phil Rosenberg put up a really interesting dissection of taxes and such on his website, which you can find here. This was part of a larger debate on the Sex and Politics Radio show about taxes and what gets paid. Long story short: there are ¬†a lot of different taxes collected by different […]

Mitt Romney’s unguarded moment–a play in gestation

I don’t need to explain this, right? Willard Mitt Romney has been caught on video disparaging roughly half the voting population as being dependent on government assistance and not paying taxes (what they mean is not paying INCOME TAXES–poor people pay FICA on every dime, they pay sales taxes, if they own a car the […]