Editor Vanzetta Evans firstname.lastname@example.org
12:33 pm on Monday, April 15, 2013
They have segregated proms in Wilcox County in this day and age? That's unbelievable!
9:38 am on Wednesday, April 10, 2013
As soon as the human mind discovers a way to replace fossil fuels in such a way that it is as abundant, as cheap and as convenient, it will happen. Spending billions of taxpayers money will NOT hasten that day!
4:25 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2013
As usual, George likes to make up his own facts. Here is a history of federal gas tax revenues:
1977 - $9,163,553,000
1982 - $10,619,673,000
1987 - $16,156,344,000
1992 - $22,958,092,000
1997 - $28,094,363,000
2002 - $33,044,249,000
2004 - $34,943,572,000
2005 - $35,766,701,000
2006 - $36,979,404,000
2007 - $37,849,041,000
2008 - $38,960,918,000
2009 - $37,833,373,000
2010 - $37,879,755,000
So, as you can see, the revenues from federal taxes has only decreased once in it's history! But, don't let the facts get in the way of a great story, George!
12:47 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2013
Actually, Obama is on record saying that he thinks gas prices north of $5.00 a gallon would be a good thing for the country!
The very idea that anyone would take something coming from the IMF or the U.N. seriously when it comes to tax policy in the U.S., just goes to show you how pervasive the "new world order" thinking of the progressive left has come!
8:02 pm on Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Even if they did repeal the 16th amendment, which Ii do not believe for one second they would, what makes you think they won't pass other taxes to supplement their avarice and feed their spending addiction?
You have far more trust in the benevolence of our government than I do!
8:58 am on Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Just think about what you just said! "...we could pay off the debt in 10-15 years because of the flood of money that would be generated into the economy".
That means the government will be taking MORE of your money, not less. To believe otherwise is to deny the facts. Of course, if you believe that it is a good thing for the government to take a "flood" of our money, then I can understand why you would support this. What makes you think that after the debt is paid down the government would then reduce the tax to only cover its expenses? You and I both know that will never happen. The government's appetite for our money is insatiable. The idea that they would eliminate any tax permanently is laughable. When they see a need down the road for more money they will re-institute the income tax; first on very high income people because that's only fair! If you study history, that's how the income tax was ORIGINALLY sold!
The problem is not one of revenue! It is a spending problem. But then, I know this just falls on deaf ears!
9:29 pm on Thursday, March 28, 2013
Sorry, I screwed up on the math. The potential total sales tax if this and a Fair Tax were passed would be 33 to 40%!
9:27 pm on Thursday, March 28, 2013
Sorry my math was off. The potential total sales tax would be 33 to 40%!
9:25 pm on Thursday, March 28, 2013
You folks do realize that an increase of 3 to 5% on the state sales tax would bring it to 10 to 12% in most counties. If the Fair Tax plan ever gets pass, that will be a 23 to 28% national sales tax, for a potential total sales tax of 26 to 33%. And you all think this is a good idea? That the government should be entitled to up to 33% of the cost of all goods sold in the country every year. This will be a HUGE windfall of new revenue for the government!
I think you've all lost your minds!
When is it going to ever sink in that the government has a SPENDING problem, not a REVENUE problem?
9:44 am on Thursday, March 28, 2013
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