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Okay. The Buffett Rule. Then What?

I’m seeing reports that the Buffett Rule (taxing Capital Gains income of the 1% at a higher (30%) rate) would raise $50,000,000,000.  That’s an enormous amount of wealth to redistribute from 818,902 Tax Returns (read Families).  It’s $61057.37 per Family (Tax Return).

So, okay Obama, let’s say we do it.  We employ the Buffet Rule.  Then what?

The $50 Billion is 4.5% of the projected $1,100,000,000,000 ($1.1 Trillion) Deficit for 2012 on the White House web site.  Four-and-a-half percent.

So, Mr. Obama, Mr. Buffett, Mr. and Ms. Democrat… …what are you going to do to make up the other $1,050,000,000,000 ($1.05 Trillion) that is left after the Buffett Rule?

Answer that.

Based on your rhetoric, I got the impression if we just taxed the rich, everything would be okee-dokee.  If the evil rich just paid their fair share… …nirvana!

What about the Federal Debt?  We haven’t even talked about that.  Buffet’s $50 Billion would make a huge dent in the debt, right?

That $50 Billion is less than 1/3 of 1% of the current $15,382,000,000,000 ($15.382 Trillion) Debt.  Mr. and Ms. Class Warfare, what are you going to do about the remaining $15,332,000,000,000 ($15.332 Trillion) in Debt after your magic fair share and unicorn-riding class warfare succeeds in making the evil rich pay more under the Buffett Rule.

Answer that!

I know. We see it coming already.  The rich still aren’t paying their fare share.

How many times do we have to say it?  It’s the spending, stupid.

 
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Posted by on January 30, 2012 in Obama, Taxes

 

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Blueprint For Missouri

The Rockin’ Conservative kept hearing about a “Blueprint for Missouri” but had little luck finding any details on the plan.  We now have the bullet points!  Thanks Donna Lichtenegger.

Blueprint for Missouri

 Protecting Missouri Taxpayers

  • Balanced budget with no new taxes
  • County and school debt disclosure bill
  • Taxpayer Protection Act
  • Criminal justice reform

Creation [Sic] Missouri Jobs

  • Workers Compensation and Second Injury Fund Reform
  • Employment Law Reform
  • Missouri Entrepreneur Virtual Resource Network
  • Prevailing wage reform
  • Tort reform
    • Joint & several
    • Loser pays

Reforming Missouri Schools

  • Foundation formula fix
  • Turner Fix and tuition tax credits for unaccredited districts
  • Teacher Quality Act
  • Charter school expansion

Defending Missouri Values

  • Pro-life conscience bills
  • Review of Missouri’s Mandatory reporter law
  • Expanded college savings plans
  • Driver’s license in English
  • Voter ID
  • Veterans Home funding

Would be wonderful to update MOGOP.org with this list, more details, and links to the related bills.

 
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Posted by on January 30, 2012 in Economy, Education, Republican, Taxes

 

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It’s The Record, Stupid!

What’s different about the 2012 and 2008 primary at this point?  Unlike McCain, the Mainstream Media and the Establishment GOP aren’t the only one telling us to vote for a squishy moderate.  Ann Coulter, John Gibson, Brit Hume, all conservative, are saying the same thing?!?!

Don’t vote for Newt!

This is the same Ann Coulter that claimed if we don’t nominate Christie, Romney will be nominated and he will lose… …is now belittling us if we’re considering Newt.  I guess we’re already laughing Ann.

There’s just one little problem for Ann, the Media, the Establishment GOP, and now Conservative Pundits:

  • Conservative Voters followed the Establishment GOP candidate, McCain, and got royally screwed
  • When Mitt Romney was in power, he capitulated to the left enacting ObamaRomneyCare, State Mandates, top-down Government, and he installed liberal judges
  • When Newt Gingrich was Speaker of the House, he gave us the Contract With America,Welfare Reform, and a (so-called) Balanced Budget

Why are Conservatives ignoring you?  It’s the Record, Stupid!

 
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Posted by on January 29, 2012 in Election, Republican

 

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The Crux Of This Election

There is only one factor that defines this election.  There is only one thing that matters.

One number:  The Gross National Debt

The Gross National Debt has not decreased since 1968 — a generation.

Every Conservative American must educate themselves (in all races) and pick the Primary Candidate that has voted, will vote, or will veto, immediately, to stop the increase of The Gross National Debt within one year.  Incumbent or challenger, who do you trust to reduce the Gross National Debt?  How have they behaved in the past related to the debt?  Who do you trust?

Anything less, and our Republic is destined to fail.

 
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Posted by on January 26, 2012 in Election

 

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34 Facts On The Debt

h/t http://conservativeblogscentral.blogspot.com

Today is the 1000th day since the Democrat-controlled Senate passed a budget.  Obama’s last budget was voted down 97-0.  Democrats have absolutely failed in leadership as the debt goes up:

The U.S. government’s debt is bad. How bad? It’s so bad that liberals don’t even pretend to have an answer any more. They used to shrug it off. “We’ll grow our way our of it.” In a recovery this weak? With 8.5% unemployment? They know better.

But Congress does nothing about this. It has no intention of doing anything.

#1 During fiscal year 2011, the U.S. government spent 3.7 trillion dollars but it only brought in 2.4 trillion dollars.

#2 When Ronald Reagan took office, the U.S. national debt was less than 1 trillion dollars.  Today, the U.S. national debt is over 15.2 trillion dollars.

#3 During 2011, U.S. debt surpassed 100 percent of GDP for the first time ever.

#4 According to Wikipedia, the monetary base “consists of coins, paper money (both as bank vault cash and as currency circulating in the public), and commercial banks’ reserves with the central bank.”  Currently the U.S. monetary base is sitting somewhere around 2.7 trillion dollars.  So if you went out and gathered all of that money up it would only make a small dent in our national debt.  But afterwards there would be no currency for anyone to use.

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Posted by on January 23, 2012 in Democrat, Taxes

 

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I’ll Show You Mine…

The Lame Stream Media still hasn’t vetted him…

 
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Posted by on January 19, 2012 in Capitalism, Free Market, Obama, Taxes

 

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Costa Concordia

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h/t National Post

 
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Posted by on January 18, 2012 in Miscellaneous

 

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