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  1. Paul Ryan lies on FoxNews and no one calls him out!

    Paul Ryan was on FoxNews this morning [the 8AM hour] and once again he has lied about his tax reform plan, saying that under his plan and its simplification, the American People would be able file their tax returns on a post card. The truth is, the American people will still have to determine what is and is not “taxable income” under his plan, and this is the gimmick used by Congress to grant preferences and exclusions, and select winners and losers. And for one to determine what their “taxable ...
  2. Tax-getter vs tax-payer and Madison’s meaning of faction

    Quote Originally Posted by MaDef View Post
    Tie it all together for me, I'm not seeing what the NEA has to do with creating or limiting factions? What exactly are you guys smoking in that part of the country?
    To answer your question read Federalist Ten with an open mind and absorb the message being conveyed, and then apply it to today’s circumstances.

    Madison's theme was in fact “factions” and the danger they present. Madison writes:

    ”By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether amounting ...
  3. Federal funding of the arts violates First Amendment protections!

    Quote Originally Posted by johnwk View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by mkh View Post
    The national endowment for the arts is a great thing and it's budget is such a blip I don't understand why righties pick that sort of hill to stand on.

    “Righties”?


    To answer your question, the irrefutable fact is, Congress is not authorized under the Constitution to tax for and spend federal revenue to promote the production of art.


    Aside from the fact that federal funding of the arts is a misappropriation of federal revenue,
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  4. The Fair Share Balanced Budget Amendment reform is not complicated!

    Real tax reform is only complicated to those who want to use the power for nefarious purposes. Real tax reform is found in the Fair Share Balanced Budget Amendment proposal which would return us to our Constitution's original tax plan.

    The Fair Share Balanced Budget Amendment


    “SECTION 1. The Sixteenth Amendment is hereby repealed and Congress is henceforth forbidden to lay ``any`` tax or burden calculated from profits, gains, interest, salaries, wages, tips, ...
  5. The Disabled Seamen Act, fact vs fairytale

    Quote Originally Posted by johnwk View Post


    Originally Posted by JayJay
    The federal government did it to those who wanted to be merchant marines in the 1790s...when the ink wasn't even dry on the Constitution that many of the folks in that government had a hand in writing

    I addressed this Act a long time ago and it has nothing to do with nationalizing health insurance and/or health-care.



    Rick Ungar’s big lie: Founders mandated health insurance
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