By postponing the sequester, the politicians have proven beyond any doubt, that no promises to “cut spending later” can ever be believed. All they have proven is that they will play brinksmanship up until the last possible moment. Then kick the can down the road.
Obamanomics: a falling tide lowers all boats; smaller pie but slices more equally sized. Share the pain. Details of an interview by Charlie Gibson of ABC News: Obama not concerned that raising cap gains rates reduces revenue, but that the issue is fairness and punishing the rich: http://taxfoundation.org/blog/obama-and-gibson-capital-gains-tax-exchange
Serious studies have shown that the only single measure that stops mass killings is concealed carry. Some flawed studies only included cases where more than 4 people were killed. That rules out all the examples of cases where the shooter was stopped. All other methods: waiting periods, background checks, death penalty, increased penalties for committing […]
There is a lot of talk about “fairness”. Obama when asked about the truth that cutting capital gains tax would increase revenue stated that it is not about revenue, it is about fairness. The GOP has missed the boat because they have gotten on the wrong side of the argument. They argue economic truths, reality, […]