Sequestration 2014 Is Coming: More Crying “Wolf” & More Hostages

The propaganda mill for infinite government spending is revving up. How do you scare people this year when your scare tactics from last year are now revealed as gross exaggerations and distortions of the facts? Answer, you put the falsity of your previous claims “up front” in your news and pretend it only adds to your credibility this time. Thus, the AP teaser line of this story: “Automatic spending cuts largely barked about this year might bite in 2014.” The first year of automatic, across-the-board Read more […]

Low Taxes Aren’t the Problem

It’s really simple. The rich spend a lower percentage of their income on necessities. It’s not as if rich people are forced to pay more for bread or gas just because they make more. They might pay more for something than it’s worth, but that’s also their prerogative. It’s also the case that the rich are not impacted to the same degree by inflation. Of course, hyper-inflation will quickly make paupers of us all. But in this environment of steady decrease in the dollar’s value, the people Read more […]