Thursday, October 6, 2011

Hope and Change: The 2 year tale

Barack Obama wound down his 2008 campaign by stating we were 5 days away from fundamentally transforming the country. How right he was.

**Bush famously said the following:**
I readily concede that I chucked aside some of my free market principles when I was told by chief economic advisers that the situation we were facing could be worse than the Great Depression

Look what happened when you did Mr. President.....

In Pictures: Debt by President? Obama Leads the PackWhen House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D–CA) staff released a chart in May that attempted to illustrate how much past Presidents increased the national debt, it collided with a meticulous critique from Politifact that in turn led to a revised chart.

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Fairness my A**!

The progressive income tax is right out of the communist playbook. Here is a graphic, with context, from The Heritage Foundation. If fairness is what Barack Obama wants, then let's give him legislation for a flat income tax system.

In Pictures: How Much the Top Earners Already Pay in TaxesAmerica has heard a lot of talk about the Buffett Rule -- President Barack Obama's plan to make the tax code more fair by permanently raising taxes by $1.5 trillion over 10 years, with most of the burden falling on families and businesses earning more than $250,000 per year.

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